EVANSVILLE, IN – The Old National Events Plaza partially reopened on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to host three Vanderburgh County Superior Courtrooms. In a transition plan outlined by the County Circuit and Superior Courts, proceedings for Juvenile, Small Claims and pro se misdemeanor matters will be held at Old National Events Plaza through July 3, 2020, and possibly longer.
Only attorneys, parties, witnesses, and those with official business in the County Clerk’s office will have access to Old National Events Plaza, and strict safety measures will be in place. Those entering the venue will be required to wear facemasks and be screened for possible COVID-19 exposure. The process includes a brief four question health survey and temperature check via infa-red touchless thermometer at points of entry to the Old National Events Plaza.
In addition, Old National Events Plaza has installed social distancing markers throughout the facility and designed room layouts to accommodate a minimum of 6’ between parties inside the courtrooms and waiting areas. Other venue safety measures introduced under Stages 2 and 3 of Governor Holcomb’s “Back on Track Indiana” plan include:
- Increased availability of hand sanitizer throughout the facility.
- An isolation area where guests that become ill while at the facility can be isolated and receive preliminary medical treatment.
- Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in all public and service areas.
- Highly prevalent signage and communication of safety protocols throughout the facility.
- Consideration for longer ingress windows and controlled egress plans.
- Post-event reviews with venue staff and clients to assess health and safety operations.
A comprehensive Operations Recovery and Reopening Plan has been developed and will guide Old National Events Plaza through the five stages of reopening. The plan will be closely monitored and adjusted in the coming weeks and months to appropriately respond to local conditions and updated guidelines.
The presentation of a complete communications plan, designed to introduce the public to new safety protocol, is included and planned under Stage 4. More detailed information regarding Old National Events Plaza’s Operations Recovery and Reopening Plan is available upon request.
About Old National Events Plaza
Old National Events Plaza, managed by ASM Global, is an impressive 280,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility offering affordable, flexible space and in-house services. With a beautiful 2,500-seat theatre, a spacious 38,000 square-foot exhibit hall, 14,000 square-feet of elegant ballroom space, and twelve flexible 1,000 square-foot Meeting Rooms, Old National Events Plaza can host a variety of events with attendees ranging from 20 to 10,000. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit www.oldnationaleventsplaza.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.
ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.