Super Bowl LV Stadium Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

What really does the Raymond James Stadium within Tampa, FL – web site of this weekend’s Extremely Bowl LV – have in common with Lucas Essential oil Stadium and the Indiana Convention Middle in Indianapolis, and Hyatt hotel locations round the global world? They are are just some of the 54 facilities which have effectively completed the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program. This week also, Lake Highland Preparatory College, the largest private college in Orlando, FL had been the second private college and the initial on the East Coastline to make accreditation.

Raymond James Stadium (Photo: Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

The GBAC Celebrity™ Accreditation Program will be performance-based and made to help facilities set up a comprehensive program of cleansing, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention because of their staffs and their structures. Successful GBAC STAR amenities have the ability to demonstrate that correct function practices, procedures, and techniques are in spot to prepare, respond, and get over pandemics and outbreaks.

“A few of this year’s many prominent sporting events remain the corner, and we have been excited they shall happen in GBAC STAR-accredited services,” mentioned Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC) Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “Accreditation allows for these places to safely host gamers, staff, and fans that are eager to take part in watching sports.”

Launched in-may 2020 in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, GBAC STAR™ provides documentation and tools to aid facilities within developing the competencies, processes, and protocols that satisfy accreditation requirements. GBAC’s group of scientific experts evaluation and accredit amenities’ readiness for biohazard activities.

Raymond James Stadium programs to welcome about 22,000 spectators for the National Football Little league (NFL) championship game upon February 7, 2021, offering the Kansas Town Chiefs and the city’s individual Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the mean time, Lucas Essential oil Stadium shall web host the NCAA quarterfinals in past due March and the semifinals in early April. Each stadium fulfilled 20 program components to attain accreditation and screen the GBAC Superstar accreditation seal.

This week’s newly accredited facilities consist of:


  • Meadows Field Airport terminal, Bakersfield, CA
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose AIRPORT TERMINAL, San Jose, CA
  • Yampa Valley Regional Airport terminal, Hayden, CO

Arenas and Stadiums

  • Lucas Essential oil Stadium, Indianapolis, house to the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts
  • Raymond James Stadium (Tampa Sports activities Authority), Tampa, FL, house to the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • The Allen County Battle Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN

Commercial Workplaces

  • ABM Industrial sectors, Tustin, CA
  • Gestion de Placements Manuvie, Montreal
  • InterActiveCorp/IAC, New York
  • LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, Katy, TX
  • The Manufacturers LIFE INSURANCE COVERAGE Company (420 Notre-Dame), Montreal
  • The Manufacturers LIFE INSURANCE COVERAGE Company (485 McGill), Montreal

Convention Centers

  • Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
  • Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, Grapevine, TX
  • Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis


  • Akyra Thonglor Bangkok, Bangkok
  • Farncombe Estate Dormy House Hotel, Broadway, United Kingdom
  • Grand Hotel Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
  • Hotel Bernini Palace, Florence, Italy
  • Hotel Principe Forte Dei Marmi, Forte dei Marmi Lucca, Italy
  • Hotel Sacher Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Hotel Sacher Wien, Wien, Austria
  • Hyatt House at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center,n Anaheim, CA
  • Hyatt House DTC,n Greenwood Village, CO
  • Hyatt House Tampa, Tampa, FL
  • Hyatt Place Boston/Medford, Medford, MA
  • Hyatt Place Greensboro Downtown, Greensboro, NC
  • Hyatt Place Hampton Convention Center, Hampton, VA
  • Hyatt Place Houston Downtown, Houston
  • Hyatt Place North Charleston in North Charleston, SC
  • Hyatt Place Provo/Downtown, Provo, UT
  • Hyatt Place Savannah Airport, Savannah, GA
  • Hyatt Place Tampa, Tampa, FL
  • Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront, Wilmington, DE
  • Hyatt Place Yinchuan Dayuecheng, Yinchuan Ningxia, China
  • Hyatt Regency Shanghai Wujiaochang, Shanghai
  • Hyatt Regency Taghazout, Aorir, Morocco
  • Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan, Xiamen, China
  • Hyatt Regency Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan
  • Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Tokyo
  • JW Marriott SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Union Square,n San Francisco
  • Keemala, Phuket, Thailand
  • Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong
  • Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa,n Lake Placid, NY
  • Parisi Udvar Hotel Budapest, Budapest
  • Sundial Beach Resort & Spa/Columbus Hospitality, Sanibel, FL
  • The Greenwich Hotel, New York
  • The Inn at Meadowbrook, Prairie Village, KS
  • The Ivy Hotel, Baltimore

K-12 School

  • Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, FL

Performing Arts Centers

  • Coca-Cola Music Hall, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Vina Robles Amphitheatre, Paso Robles, CA

Worship Facility

  • Christ Fellowship Church, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

“GBAC STAR accreditation goes beyond the original approach of ‘if it smells and looks clean, it clean’ is,” said ISSA Executive Director John Barrett. “Instead, we have been making certain facilities have the required knowledge, chemicals, tools, and equipment to completely clean and disinfect to safeguard public health.”

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