Your safety is important to us. Please review carefully the policies and measures listed below before arriving to the event and plan your arrival to the expo and your meetings accordingly:
Bag search and metal detectors at all entrances to the venue:
• Everyone entering the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will be subject to wand and metal detector screenings
• All visitor bags will be searched upon entry to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
• Plan ahead and build extra time for this process.
Massachusetts Convention Center Authorities’ (MCCA) Weapons Policy:
Any type of weapons, functional or non-functional, including firearms, are strictly prohibited within the MCCA facilities, including the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center where Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America takes place. The MCCA strictly prohibits all persons from carrying any kind of weapons on MCCA property or within a facility under MCCA control, regardless of whether the person is licensed to carry such weapons. This policy applies to everyone, except for on-duty law enforcement agents who have been given prior authorization by the MCCA Chief of Public Safety.
Safety at the venue and in the city:
Surveillance & Emergencies
If you see something, say something. Any thefts or suspicious activity should be immediately reported to Security 617-954-2222 (x2222 from a house phone) or Event Management.
In Case of an Emergency at the Venue
Report the emergency immediately. Call the Security dispatch line at 617-954-2222 or inform Event Management.
• Do not call 911 from inside the venue.
• In case of evacuation:
o Follow the instructions given over the public address system and by uniformed security personnel.
o Walk, do not run, and use evacuation routes to reach emergency exits
o Do not use elevators/lifts.
In Case of an Emergency in the City
Be vigilant about your surroundings while in the city. Call 911 if needed for the police, fire department and ambulance. Report any incident to Event management or the onsite CVB desk (located in the registration area) once onsite.
Lost and Found
Lost and found articles may be turned in or claimed at the Event Management desks.