World Water Week 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19
The world-leading conference on water is called off
Meetings Industry
The world-leading conference on water is now cancelled due to the global spread of COVID-19 and the measures taken by national and local authorities to contain the spread of the disease.   READ MORE

A message from Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 Dubai and the continued impact of COVID-19
Meetings Industry
“We continue to face a global situation that is both fast moving and unpredictable."   READ MORE

IBTM Americas postponed to August 2020
A Statement from Reed Exhibitions – Organizers of IBTM Americas
Meetings Industry
Reed Exhibitions Mexico has announced that IBTM Americas 2020, scheduled for 27th – 28th May 2020, will now take place on 26th and 27th August 2020 at Centro Citibanamex.   READ MORE

New online platform for business events professionals
Ibtm Events launches online resource hub Ibtm Connect
Meetings Industry
Ibtm Events launches a new online platform, Ibtm Connect, an online resource hub for business events professionals to access and share knowledge and practical guidance.   READ MORE

“This is the time to support one another..."
Events Industry Council’s member organisations sents joint message
Meetings Industry
The reality of COVID-19 reminds us that we are a global community representing a rich and diverse fabric of talented and dedicated professionals.    READ MORE

UFI releases updated global numbers
Economic Impact of Covid-19 on trade shows and exhibitions
Meetings Industry
UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, releases updated global numbers that reflect the impact that trade show postponements and cancellations are having.   READ MORE

ufi: International industry resilience study launched
Study: COVID-19 and its impact on events
Meetings Industry
An international study to understand the impact of cancelled, postponed or virtual events changes on visitors and exhibitors and to identify best practice for future resilience has been launched by UFI and Explori.   READ MORE

Carina Bauer: "It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts"
COVID-19: IMEX Frankfurt 2020 completely cancelled
Meetings Industry
Due to the ongoing tense situation caused by the spread of the corona virus, Carina Bauer and Ray Bloom today announced the cancellation of the upcoming IMEX Frankfurt from 12 to 14 May 2020. The event will not be postponed, but cancelled completely. The organizers of the IMEX Group are thus following the recommendations of Health Minister Jens Spahn not to hold events with over 1,000 participants.     READ MORE

New campaign by UFI and SISO
"This Show Is Open"
Meetings Industry
UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and SISO, The Society of Independent Show Organizers, today launch a new campaign: “This Show Is Open”.   READ MORE

ITB India 2020 will be postponed to April 2021
ITB India 2021 will be held on 7 – 9 April 2021 in Mumbai
Meetings Industry
The ITB India organisers have announced to postpone ITB India 2020.   READ MORE