serving as a mega vaccination site and reopening for select virtual events, the
historic Smart Araneta Coliseum achieves another milestone this pandemic as it
becomes one of the first and biggest indoor venues in the country to receive a
Safety Seal certificate.
a ceremony held on November 18, the Big Dome was given the Safety Seal for its
strict compliance with the minimum public health standards set by the
during the event were Margie Santos, head of the Quezon City Business Permits
and Licensing Department (BPLD); Irene Jose, COO of Uniprom Inc. (the
entertainment arm of the Araneta Group); Antonio Mardo, SVP for Operations of
the Araneta Group; and Noel Leonor, Chief of Staff of the Araneta Group.
Araneta Coliseum received the Safety Seal certificate after passing the
rigorous inspection of Quezon City’s Safety Seal Certification Committee. “The
Safety Seal is a testament that we are continuously working with the government
in keeping Smart Araneta Coliseum a safe multi-purpose venue," Jose said.
iconic and sought-after indoor events venue in the country, the Big Dome was
forced to close its doors for live events due to the pandemic. It opened this
year only for essential functions such as Quezon City's mega COVID-19
vaccination program, and for virtual presentations such as the Wish FM Awards
Night and the Binibining Pilipinas Grand Coronation Night.
the easing of the quarantine restrictions, the coliseum management is now
preparing for the resumption of live events once allowed by the government.
this certificate, we are showing that we are ready to welcome the public back.
And, we will make sure that necessary protocols will remain in place to keep
everyone -- the event organizers, promoters, our partners and corporate
clients, and the audience -- safe in the Big Dome," Jose added.