Health and Safety
Health & Safety Policies for Macstock VII
Effective: February 21, 2023
Macstock Conference & Expo (“Macstock VII”, “Macstock”) is committed to ensuring the well-being of our community.
Macstock VII is scheduled to take place July 22 & 23, 2023 (“Macstock Weekend”) and will be held at McHenry County College’s Luecht Conference Center in Crystal Lake, Illinois. At this time, there remains a risk with travel and large gatherings. Be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other infectious/transmittable diseases exists in any event or public space, including Macstock. If you choose to attend Macstock, you acknowledge this inherent risk on behalf of yourself and/or any Minor for which you serve as Guardian, and, as a condition of entering Macstock.
Macstock is unable to control what happens outside the walls of the conference center including as you travel here, stay in hotels, or eat out at restaurants.
BY PURCHASING AN IN-PERSON TICKET AND ATTENDING MACSTOCK VII, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BEAR ALL RISKS OF CONTRACTING COVID-19 OR OTHER INFECTIOUS/TRANSMITTABLE DISEASES YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO DURING THE WEEKEND AS WELL AS ANY ASSOCIATED COSTS. YOU AGREE TO HOLD ESC! TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC (“Macstock”), EVENT STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS, EXHIBITORS, THE CONFERENCE CENTER, AND HOTEL PERSONNEL HARMLESS IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ATTENDANCE.
Face Coverings (Mask) Recommendations
Macstock VII will be held indoors and will host approximately 150-200 attendees from around the world. Face coverings are encouraged but not required at Macstock.
If you opt to wear a mask at Macstock to protect yourself and others, please be sure to come with your own mask that can be worn comfortably during the entire time you’re inside the Luecht Conference Center facilities.
We ask that all attendees perform a self-assessment prior to attending Macstock in order to protect others at the event.
The self-assessment tool can be found here: https://macstockconferenceandexpo.com/covid-19-self-assessment/
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, feeling ill, or have been in close contact with someone who has had COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to Macstock Weekend, please do not attend — unless you were tested for COVID-19 3-5 days after your exposure with the close contact and received a negative result. If you are unable to attend due to COVID-19 infection, please Contact Us to let us know so we can issue a refund or rollover your ticket purchase to a future Macstock.
The capacity limit for Weekend and Single Day Passholder tickets is currently restricted to a maximum of 150-175 paid attendees per day.
Additional Terms & Conditions applicable to Macstock VII
Questions regarding Macstock VII’s Health & Safety or Terms & Conditions? Please Contact Us.
updated: February 21, 2023: Updated for Macstock VII. Removed information no longer applicable including: general safety protocol section, mask & vaccine requirements, information on relaxation areas, and wristband information.
updated: July 16, 2022: Adjusted General Wellness/Self-Assessment section to better match wording of self-assessment tool.
updated: June 27, 2022: Add link for self-assessment tool.
updated: April 19, 2022: Improved section visibility and Jump Links
April 17, 2022 Original Effective Date