The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. By entering an AfriKin establishment or event, you (a) acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death, (b) voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expenses, of any kind (“Claims”), that you may experience or incur, and (c) hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the venue, event promoter(s), vendor(s), and each of their respective parents, members, partners, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, and landlords and their respective officers, directors, and employees from Claims of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. We ask all patrons to be safe and to wear a mask and to do your best to protect yourself and others.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

With the new norm of the COVID-19 regulations, we continue to practice safety precautions. While attending AfriKin Events the following protocols will be in place:

a. Mandatory temperature check at the gates to enter the venue. If patron has a temperature above the norm or a fever they will be denied entry into the venue and be fully refunded.

b. Multiple on-site sanitation locations

c. EPA-approved disinfectant in all bathrooms and porta potties.

d. CDC food service guidelines for all vendors selling food and beverages.

e. Mandatory enforced 6-foot distance throughout the venue.

f. 6-foot distance signage throughout the venue and cautionary on-stage mentions and video playbacks reminding people to wear their masks and to stay apart.

g. Spaced VIP group pod platforms to give groups that come together the opportunity to enjoy the festival together in allocated locations.

h. A full medical team on-site and Fire Marshalls.

i. COVID area with an additional team for emergency purposes

j. All of the production team members, talent, crew, vendors and staff must follow the rules and protocols, such as washing hands, wearing face masks, temperature checks, social distancing, and mandatory negative COVID-19 tests. We will be distributing mini sanitizer bottles to our staff as well.

k. Mandatory face mask requirement. We will be distributing free disposable masks at the gate and throughout the venue on the day of the event for those in need.

l. Contactless system for check-in and additional ticket purchases.

m. We enforce the continuance of practicing social distancing and the need to keep a healthy community.

AfriKin Contingency Plan

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, radical actions have been and are further expected to be taken by national and federal governments as well as federal and local authorities in affected countries to alleviate the rapid speed at which the virus spreads so to ensure that already overburdened health systems can cope with the anticipated influx of COVID-19 cases.

We continue to take action in order to check the health of contingency plans, mitigate risks, tackle immediate priorities and ensure operations continuity and financial stability. To address any questions in connection with COVID-19, particularly in this changing environment, an agile approach and tailored responses will be required that take into consideration applicable laws, policies and guidelines in the relevant industries as well as recent developments.

This contingency plan is for general information relating to our festival and should not be construed as legal advice or any other advice on any specific facts or circumstances.

1. Assessing, monitoring and managing the development and impact of COVID-19, including compliance with the requirements and guidance issued by government bodies and local authorities.
2. Contingency and response planning, including business continuity, workforce management and industry-side and business area-specific risk mitigation and orchestration of activation and implementation.
3. Communications, including internal and external communication of safety measures and response plans with employees, customers, suppliers, lenders, regulators/government bodies and other key stakeholders in the business.
4. Check, monitor and comply with WHO guidelines and the requirements and guidance issued by government bodies and local authorities in connection with the health and safety of employees, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States (CDC).
5. Check, monitor and comply with notification obligations required by government bodies (including local entities) and make all appropriate containment, isolation or quarantine arrangements.