Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2020
In response to the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry announced the postponement of IAAPA Expo Asia 2020 to 2021. Earlier the Expo was scheduled to take place from 8-11 June in Macao, China at the Venetian Macao but now it will be held in June 2021.
Hal McEvoy, president and CEO, IAAPA siad that the health and safety of the members and their team is their top priority. After extensive evaluation and input from members, the IAAPA Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone IAAPA Expo Asia 2020.
The rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak is being closely monitored and their team has been in constant contact with their global team and members.Although it was not an easy decision but they were confident it was the right one and in the best interest of their exhibitors and attendees.
Based on the information they have at this time including the global travel concerns and restrictions the decision to postpone the Expo until 2021 has been considered.
McEvoy went on saying that IAAPA is committed to support the global attractions industry and will be assisting the members impacted by the coronavirus. They were working with many IAAPA Expo Asia exhibitors who have been patient with them and also studies the possible options this year and felt grateful for their patience and undertstanding.
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