COVID Safety

Our top priority at COMMON is the health and safety of our attendees, staff, and volunteers. To those that will be attending NAViGATE 2021 in-person in Columbus, OH, please read through the details below and always follow the guidelines of the CDC regarding travel.

We know many are still concerned about COVID-19 and it's risks associated, so we are doing everything we can to provide a conference experience that prioritizes the health and safety of ALL attendees as recommended by the CDC. In addition to the safety measures that will be enforced by the hotels, convention center and local authorities, face masks and social distancing will be required for NAViGATE, including, but not limited to session rooms, event space, all conference-related events, and in all common conference areas.

In addition, we are working with our partner hotels and the Columbus Convention Center to ensure that they have taken additional health and safety measures to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19. You can see the details from each outlined below. 

We are continuously monitoring the recommendations of the proper health authorities, national and local, and will update our practices accordingly. COMMON recommends that all in-person attendees be fully vaccinated prior to attending the conference to further reduce risk.

By attending NAViGATE 2021, you acknowledge acceptance of the COMMON Liability and Assumption of Risk waiver.

Hyatt Regency Safety Measures

They Hyatt Regency Columbus will be the location for the majority of the sessions taking place during NAViGATE 2021. 

You can view details of their Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment program that has been implemented at all Hyatt hotels globally.

Additionally, you can see details of what the Hyatt Regency Columbus is doing to help support enhanced health and safety measures for all guests here.


Hilton Columbus Downtown Safety Measures

They Hilton Columbus Downtown is a conference hotel where attendees may stay during NAViGATE 2021. 

You can view details of the Hilton CleanStay program that has been implemented at all Hilton hotels globally.


Greater Columbus Convention Center Safety Measures

They Greater Columbus Convention Center will be the location for the Expo and some conference events.

You can view details of the convention center's VenueShield program that focuses on attendee and guest health & safety.


CDC Guidelines

We recommend anyone attending NAViGATE 2021 to please follow the CDC guidelines detailed below during the conference and while traveling to the conference.

How To Protect Yourself & Others

Travel Guidelines


Note: COMMON and our conference partners are taking measures to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 and it's spread, but all in-person events carry a degree of risk. By attending NAViGATE 2021, you are acknowledging and  accepting this risk at your own discretion, and will not hold COMMON, the hotels, or the convention center liable.