Our Go Safely Initiative:
Combating COVID-19

Take our pledge OR Receive GBAC STAR accreditation. Keep our visitors safe.

Tourist wearing a face mask arrives at hotel.

Tourist wearing a face mask arrives at hotel.

In these unprecedented times, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is being bold and proactive about its commitment to health and safety — of our visitors as well as all of our hard-working partners that help make the city of Detroit a top leisure and meeting destination.

That’s why we have created our Go Safely initiative, which aims to ensure that all visitors to the metro Detroit area know how committed we are to their welfare.

To our hospitality partners, Go Safely is a call to action with a simple request. All you need to do to join us in this important safety initiative is to take our Go Safely Pledge OR receive GBAC STAR accreditation.

1. Take the Go Safely Pledge


Show your commitment to keeping our guests safe, healthy and COVID-19 free by taking this pledge:

Benefits:

  • Access to our Go Safely digital material for display on your social media accounts and website
  • Go Safely Pledge badge featured prominently on your member profile
  • Your business added to our Go Safely business directory

 

Take the Go Safely Pledge

2. Receive GBAC STAR Accreditation


The DMCVB has partnered with the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association (ISSA), the cleaning industry’s top accreditation for cleaner and safer spaces.
GBAC STAR will help you and your staff establish a systematic approach to cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention in your facility while you obtain the third-party validation you need to send a clear message to your customers and employees: We are prepared to respond and prevent outbreaks in our facility.
Learn more about the accreditation developed and administered by the GBAC here. Through this partnership, DMCVB partners will receive 10% off GBAC STAR Accreditation program fees.

 

Benefits:

  • Access to our Go Safely digital material for display on your social media accounts and website
  • Go Safely Pledge badge featured prominently on your member profile
  • Your business added to our Go Safely business directory
  • Photos of your business featuring Go Safely signage and COVID-19 precautions
  • Promotion in Go Safely social campaign

 

 

The DMCVB recently hosted a video conference with members interested in the GBAC STAR accreditation. You can view the recording here, or take a look at presentation slides here. Download the 20 GBAC STAR Program Elements.

 

If you have any questions regarding the GBAC STAR program, please contact our sales manager, Angela Jones or our GBAC STAR contact, Ryann Denys.

 

Angela Jones
Partnership Sales Manager
313-202-1973
ajones@visitdetroit.com

 

Ryann Denys
Inside Sales Support Specialist
847-982-0865
ryannd@issa.com