Gold Forum Americas / XPL-DEV 2024

Gold Forum 2022 COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

  1.  Denver Gold Group will conform COVID-19 mitigation requirements to state, county, and local authorities (whichever has primary jurisdiction at the time). Conditions may change at short notice.
    1. Masking is optional.
    2. Proof of vaccination is not required. Please note that COVID-19 vaccinations do not prevent infection with or the spread of the virus.
    3. Testing is not required.
  2.  All air passengers coming to the United States, including U.S. citizens and fully vaccinated individuals, are required to have a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 3 days before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months before they board a flight to the United States.
  3.  Individuals who are not at high risk from COVID-19 infection are invited to attend the 2022 event in person.
    1. Attendees must sign or agree to a waiver releasing Denver Gold Group, the Broadmoor, and all affiliated parties including other attendees, from any liability in the event COVID-19 is contracted whilst at the Gold Forum.
    2. It is recommended that attendees secure independent health and travel insurance tailored to planning for potential quarantine in the event that they fall ill while at the Gold Forum, or traveling to and from it.
    3.  If an attendee exhibits symptoms of COVID-19:
      1. You will not be allowed to enter the precincts of the event until a negative PCR test is presented.
      2. A confirmed positive case obliges DGG to refuse entry to all Gold Forum precincts. If you are a guest of the Broadmoor, you would be allowed to quarantine in your guest room.
  4.  Attendees will be provided with a visible social distancing indicator using the color of their lanyards to signal to other attendees what types of personal interactions they are comfortable with:
    1. Green: conversations, hugs, and handshakes welcome.
    2. Yellow: happy to talk and exchange fist or elbow bumps.
    3. Red: let’s keep our distance.
  5. Meeting and presentation rooms will be sanitized multiple times daily, and thoroughly each night. Hand sanitizer and face masks will be available throughout.
  6. COVID-19 Testing: please independently confirm what your airline and health authority requirements are for testing that will be accepted.
    1. On-Site at the Gold Forum (appointments required):
      1. Attendees will be able to schedule a PCR test at the Gold Forum.
      2. Testing is limited to the first 300 paid appointments.
      3. Booking access to be provided shortly. All appointments are for Tuesday, September 17, 2022.
      4. The cost is $200 per test.
    2. Alternative off-site testing options (appointments required):
      1. Denver International Airport:
        1. Rapid PCR test – 30-60 minutes ($250).
        2. Rapid molecular test – 30-60 minutes ($200).
        3. Standard PCR test – 48-96 hours ($75)
      2. Denver / Lakewood (30-60 minutes PCR and antigen testing available for $150 per test).
      3. Colorado Springs (48-96 hours, PCR testing. Free with insurance.)
  7. The Broadmoor Resort has been added to Colorado’s “5 Star State Certification Program” for enhanced COVID-19 mitigation measures.  The Broadmoor is one of only five properties in the entire state to achieve certification.