Cancellation of major global technical conferences, including Mobile World Congress with SXSW, Consumer Electronics Show Asian organizers said on Monday that a trade show originally scheduled for mid-June in Shanghai would be delayed. Cancellation day E3, The largest in the world gambling Convention, .
"Our decision reflects the concerns of our stakeholders, including exhibitors, buyers, media and speakers. In view of the evolving concerns and impacts on product quality around the world, Coronavirus [COVID-19], we think this is the best decision for all involved, " statement.
The CES Asia 2020 gathering is scheduled for June 10-12. Although the show is not as big as its Las Vegas siblings, it attracted more than 42,000 attendees and more than 520 exhibiting companies last year, including Samsung, Huawei with Google, According to the organizer.
"We made this decision at this time because we knew the company and the attendees had spent a lot of time and energy planning trade shows like CES Asia," the organizers said.
CES Asia has joined an increasing number of technical conferences, which have been forced to cancel or reduce their annual meetings due to concerns that a new type of coronavirus is spreading and has been infected in the United States Nearly 1,000 people have claimed more than 4,200 lives worldwide.
Mobile World Congress, usually held in Barcelona in late February, is the first major technical conference due to concerns about a new coronavirus. Recently, Facebook and Google also choose not to hold annual meetings, F8 and Google I / O. E3, originally scheduled for June 9-11, has been cancelled, although the entertainment software association organization that hosted the event has not officially announced its cancellation.Was cancelled while
With the launch of CES Asia, the next exhibition is expected to end computer. Held annually in Taipei, Taiwan, and for events such as ASUSAMD and Nvidia of Taipei Computer Association have not cancelled the event. It is scheduled to be held from June 2 to 6.