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Tampa Bay Comic Con 2020 taking place in July with new safety measures

Posted at 11:21 AM, May 20, 2020

TAMPA, Fla. — The 2020 Tampa Bay Comic Con will take place this July, according to event organizers.

The future of the event was in limbo for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, but got the green light to proceed. It will take place July 10-12 at the Tampa Convention Center.

The following safety measures will be in place:

  • Temperature screenings will be mandatory for all occupants prior to entering Tampa Convention Center. Those exhibiting temperatures above a certain level will not be allowed entry into the convention.
  • Tampa Convention Center has increased cleaning and disinfection procedures in high-traffic areas such as elevators and escalators, handrails, benches, tables, handles, restrooms and more.
  • Hand sanitizing stations shall be set through the pre-function space and high traffic areas at entrance points.
  • Interior occupancy of the exhibit hall, ballrooms, and meeting rooms shall be strictly limited, with one-way ingress and one-way egress of all interior spaces.