COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019): Information for our customers

Singapore, Updated 20th March 2020

IQPC is closely monitoring the evolving situation concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The safety and well-being of our customers and staff are of utmost importance, and we are following all travel and health advisories from the World Health Organisation (WHO), Singapore’s Ministry of Health, and all respective National Health Authorities.

Our events are not large in scale, with general attendance at our conferences between 30-100 delegates. Our masterclasses are limited to 15-20 delegates.

All IQPC events will proceed as scheduled, unless notified separately. Please check specific event websites for more information.

In the case that attendees are unable to travel to a conference, streaming or video options will be available. Read more here.

IQPC is working with all event venues to implement precautionary measures and contingency plans for all events that we run.

What are the latest Government recommendations for events?


The Singapore Government have stated that all ticketed cultural, sports and entertainment events, with 250 participants or more, are to be deferred or cancelled.

**Source: Advisory from The Ministry of Health (MOH) released on the 13 Mar 2020


On 13 March 2020 Prime Minister Tan Seri Muhyiddin Yassin announced that all international conferences, mass gatherings and sporting events should either be cancelled or postponed. This will be imposed until April 30, following which Putrajaya will then review whether to extend it or otherwise depending on the situation.



On 12 March 2020, The President of Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte announced that for 30 days they will implement Stringent Social Distancing Measures in the National Capital Region (NCR). Mass gatherings, defined as events where the number of people attending could strain the planning and response resources of the community hosting the event, shall be prohibited. View the official letter here.

Some of our precautionary measures include:

  • Daily Temperature Taking
    All IQPC employees will have their temperature taken twice a day.
  • Travel Declaration Form (IQPC)
    All IQPC employees have completed the travel declaration form on whether they have travelled to mainland China recently.
  • Complying with Leave of Absence (LOA) and Stay-Home Notice
    All IQPC employees with recent travel history to mainland China, South Korea, Iran, Italy, France, Germany and Spain will be required to complete a 14-day SHN, under which they have to stay at home and avoid social contact.
    All employees returning from overseas after 20 March will have to complete a 14-day SHN.

Additional precautionary measures at our events include:

  • On-Site Temperature Taking
    We will take the temperature of all participants across our events, before entering the event premises. We are working closely with the respective event venues to implement this process.
  • Travel Declaration Form (IQPC)
    All participants will be required to complete a travel declaration form on whether they have travelled to mainland China, South Korea, Iran, Italy, France, Germany and Spain recently. Those with recent travels to these countries will not be permitted to enter the venue premises.
  • Medical Support, Hand Sanitisers and Masks
    IQPC will work together with our respective event venues to check if they have additional medical support and contingency plans in the event any participant is not feeling well. IQPC will also work together the event venues to check if they will have hand sanitisers and masks in place for those who require them.

For more information about the COVID-19 virus and its developments, please refer to the official Singapore Ministry of Health website: and

If you have any questions about IQPC’s upcoming events, please do not hesitate to contact