The event industry in Latin America at the service of its community

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UFI presented a report detailing country by country the venues that have been set up to support governments in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

In Argentina
Tecnopolis is being converted into a hospital with 2,500 beds in its 20,000 square meters. to treat non-complex patients. The facility is not yet being used for this purpose.
The Duam Space (Neuquen Province) already established as a 300-bed medical center to treat non-complex patients. The facility is not yet used for this purpose.
The Salta Convention Center center already established as a hospital with 140 beds to treat
patients who are in recovery. The facility is not yet used for this purpose Córdoba Convention Office to donate health supplies.
Rural Predio Ferial and Costa Salguero offered their facilities to the local and national government in case they need it.

Bolivia
Feicobol (Tarija) will be used as a logistics supply center.
Fexpocruz will install a 3,000 m2 pavilion to serve COVID19 patients. The place is not used for this purpose yet.

Brazil
The Rio Centro Exhibition Center will become a hospital. The installation is not being used for this purpose yet.
Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion (São Paulo) was converted into a hospital with 1,800 beds. The installation is not being used for this purpose yet.
Ibirapuera Park will be ready on May 1, offering 7,500 square meters of health facilities and 240 beds to treat non-complex patients.

Chile
The Riesco Space already established as a hospital with 3,000 beds to treat non-COVID19 patients The facility is not being used for this purpose yet.

Colombia
Asoeventos (National Association of Events) will deliver the impact of COVID19 on the events industry in Colombia on April 3
Corferias (Bogotá) already established as a hospital with 500 beds to treat non-COVID19 patients. Another 4,500 beds are expected to be established in the coming months. The place is not being used for this purpose yet.
Plaza Mayor Medellin (Medellin) has offered its headquarters to support national governments in the crisis. Expofuturo (Pereira) has already been established as a health center to treat patients. The facility will be used when in need of local government.

Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Convention Center will deploy a virtual collaboration platform for networking and education for people who lose their jobs.

Ecuador
The Metropolitan Convention Center (Quito) will be ready on May 7 as a health center with 400 beds to treat medium complexity for 19 patients.
Another 5 places in 4 cities in Ecuador are being contemplated to become health institutions.
Quito:
Quito Exhibition Center
Guayaquil:
ExpoGuayaquil
Loja (Expo Lola)
Ambato (Ambato Convention Center)

The Savior
A new hospital is being built within the CIFCO parking lot (2,000 beds and an ICU
Unit). The project to be ready at the end of April.

Guatemala
Parque de la Industria de Guatemala is already being used as a hospital.

Honduras
Expocentro (San Pedro Sula) has already been established as a health center with 400 beds to treat patients. The facility is not operating yet.

Mexico
Expo Guadalajara is operating as a food center for food collection.
The Querétaro Convention Center has already been established as a temporary facility for patients to recover from COVID19.
The Chiapas Convention Center has been established as a temporary facility to treat patients.
The Mérida Yucatán Siglo XXI Convention Center has already been established as a temporary facility to treat up to 500 patients.
Citibanamex (Mexico City) has already been established as a 500-bed temporary facility to treat patients.

Panama
The Amador Convention Center has installed a Covid-19 testing area in its parking lot.

Paraguay
The Conmebol Convention Center has already been established as a hospital / temporay facility to treat patients. The installation is not being used yet.

Uruguay
Antel Arena offered its headquarters to support the government in the crisis.
El Predio Rural del Prado is already operating as a health center with 100 beds.
The Punta del Este Convention Center offered its facilities to the government.