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5 – 7 November 2024

Safety and Security

The safety and security of staff and attendees is our priority. We work closely with the venue, local and national authorities to identify risks, assess them and develop security plans for our events.

Attendees to WTM should be aware of the following:

  • All attendees are required to have their ID badge on show at all times
  • Staff may approach you if your badge is not on show
  • Bag checks are in operation
  • Canine security and detection is in operation
  • Walkthrough or handheld security scanners may be in operation
  • CCTV is in operation at our events, is monitored and recorded
  • Uniformed and covert security guards are in attendance
  • Uniformed and covert police officers are in attendance

Attendees are requested to:

  • Keep personal property on them at all times
  • Not leave any items unattended
  • Report anything that looks unusual or suspicious to staff or security
  • Remain patient staff undertaking security checks
  • Follow the instructions of event staff at all times
  • Carry an official form of photo ID at all times
  • Refrain from verbal and physical displays of aggression

Attendees are advised of prohibited items within the venue:

  • Chemical substances (for example, but not limited to paint, fuel, adhesives)
  • Sound amplification devices (for example, but not limited to megaphones, portable audio systems)
  • Incendiary devices or substances
  • Weapons of any description
  • Dangerous or illegal items or substances
  • Consumable liquids in unreasonable quantities
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Controlled substances
  • Construction materials, devices, or equipment
  • Corrosive substances
  • Solvents
  • Flags without prior authorisation
  • Clothing with political, confrontational or protestor messaging
  • Signage with political, confrontational or protestor messaging

Protest guidelines:

Everyone has the right to peaceful protest providing it does not incite public disorder, damage to property or disruption to members of the public. At WTM, any form of protest must take place within designated areas at West Entrance. No form of protest will be permitted inside the venue, ExCel London.

If you have any feedback or questions, please contact our dedicated Customer Service Team.