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How trade shows have been hit hard by coronavirus

How trade shows have been hit hard by coronavirus

From phones to watches, planes to jeans, some of the world's biggest trade exhibitions are being cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

More and more organisers are pulling events over fears of spreading the potentially deadly disease, with many thousands of attende...

2020/02/14
TAITRA implements contingency plans during global novel coro...

The growing restrictions on international travel due to the novel coronavirus outbreak and general public unease have resulted in a significant number of cancelled flights and hotel bookings.

With this in mind, TAITRA announced today that the TAIPEI CYCLE and TaiSPO trade show, originally scheduled for Mar 4-7, will be postponed unt...

2020/02/12
New MyCEB CEO to strengthen industry ties

Bureau chief focused on coronavirus implications and private sector collaboration.

Abdul Khani Daud has been named the new CEO of the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).

He succeeds Zulkefli Sharif who held the post since 2009.

Daud’s appointment comes in the midst of the novel coronavirus...

2020/02/11
27TH AFAD DEFENSE AND SPORTING ARMS SHOW – PART I wins 2019...

Bureau chief focused on coronavirus implications and private sector collaboration.

Abdul Khani Daud has been named the new CEO of the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).

He succeeds Zulkefli Sharif who held the post since 2009.

Daud’s appointment comes in the midst of the novel coronavirus...

2020/02/11
Coronavirus causes postponement of UFI Asia Pacific Conferen...

【About Event】

The global association of the exhibition industry, UFI says it has postponed its 2020 Asia Pacific Conference & Digital Innovation Forum, scheduled to be held in Macau, 4-6 March.

An UFI statement said: “Following the rapid developments around the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, governance bod...

2020/01/29
IMTEX Forming 2020 showcases latest trends & technologies in...

【About Event】

MTEX FORMING 2020 & Tooltech 2020, organised by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA), was inaugurated on January 24 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru. The largest IMTEX FORMING exhibition held thus far.

Spanning over an exhibition space of 33,000 square met...

2020/01/23
Seoul CVB teams up with secondary Korean destinations in inc...

【Incentive】

The Seoul Convention Bureau has indicated that it will be signing four more partnerships with secondary South Korean cities this year – in addition to Gwangju – building on the first-ever MoU signed with Gangwon province in 2019.

Last year, close to 7,000 MICE participants utilised the co-marketing suppor...

2020/01/23
Indonesia lays out big event, development plans for Labuan B...

【About Event】

Indonesia is planning to host the G20 and ASEAN summits in Labuan Bajo in East Nusa Tenggara province when she takes over the presidency of the world economic grouping and chairmanship of the South-east Asian association in 2023.

In preparation for the two high-level events, efforts are being accelerate...

2020/01/23
Cambodia primes up for ATF 2021

【About Event】

Cambodia is gearing up for ATF 2021 with the creation of the country’s largest exhibition hall.

Hoy Phireak, deputy director general of tourism development and international cooperation at the Ministry of Tourism, said plans are well underway to host next year’s event, which will run from January 17 to...

2020/01/21

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