health & safety

Last updated on February 20, 2023. Our health & safety protocols may change, so please check back periodically for updates.

The 10th Annual IP Dealmakers Forum will be held on December 5-7, 2023 at Apella in New York City. The opening reception will be held off-site at a location TBD.

We would like to communicate the significance of our health and safety protocols and precautions. We are working closely with our venues, as well as following official guidance to promote a comfortable, safe and enjoyable community. All in-person attendees must follow the protocols and precautions set forth. Non-compliance can forfeit your ticket and attendance at the event


Due to health and safety protocols, all-access tickets for the 2023 IP Dealmakers Forum may be limited. All tickets, or registrations, are pending until approved by Dealmakers.


We will be communicating any updates to health & safety protocols to all in-person attendees prior to the event.

Within 72 hours of the start of the event, if a registered in-person attendee feels unwell or is suffering from any of the below symptoms on the “Symptoms Watchlist”, please do not attend the in-person event. Notify us in writing at info(at)

Symptoms Watchlist

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea


Masking + Social Distancing + Networking

At IP Dealmakers, we are taking the necessary steps to create a comfortable and safe space for everyone. Masks are optional and will be provided to attendees upon request. We will maintain a maximum capacity and density of participants in accordance with relevant official government and regional guidance, along with any social distancing protocols being implemented at the venue. We recommend all attendees adhere to these social distancing protocols.

Air Filtration + Sanitization

All filtration systems within the venue have been upgraded to MERV8 Prefilter & MERV18 Rigid Box Filters. The venue will be operating in accordance with the hygiene, cleaning, and disinfection requirements from the CDC and DOH for all front and back-of-house areas.

Medical Emergencies + Medical Assistance

If during the event an attendee is showing COVID-19 symptoms (or symptoms on the watchlist listed above) please notify an event staff member immediately. You may also send an email to info(at) Upon review of the notification, our event staff will isolate the attendee and seek medical attention as necessary.

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