Marcy Hernandez, Assistant Director of Operations

Raincross Hospitality Management Corporation

DBA Riverside Convention Center

MHernandez@riv-cc.com | 951-346-4700

*The Riverside Convention Center Has Achieved GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation*

Riverside, CA – 8/23/2023 – The Riverside Convention Center has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory CouncilTM (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities for a second term. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, The Riverside Convention Center has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility.

“Raincross Hospitality Management Corporation is proud to provide our team and guests with the upmost safety. This certification demonstrate its commitment by ensuring availability of resources to establish, implement, maintain, and improve the GBAC STAR Program requirements associated with cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention,” said BarbraRogers, Director of Operations for Raincross Hospitality Management Corporation.

As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that the Riverside Convention Center implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.

“GBAC STAR accreditation empowers facility owners and managers to assure Workers, customers and key stakeholders that they have proven systems in place to maintain clean and healthy environments,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “By taking this important step to pursue GBAC STAR, Riverside Convention Center has received third-party validation that it follows strict protocols for biorisk situations, thereby demonstrating its preparedness and commitment to operating safely.”

To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, the Riverside Convention Center was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures. Learn more about GBAC STAR accreditation at www.gbac.org

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