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Coronavirus outbreak and the European Exhibition Industry
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 17:17

COVID-19

Find all information on coronavirus and the exhibition industry here.

 
 
The coronavirus outbreak affects the exhibition industry with many trade fairs being cancelled or postponed. The economic impacts on our industry and all our customers are immense.
Our aim is to continue providing platforms for businesses - small and big - and people to meet, trade and innovate in a responsible way. Our utmost aim is to ensure a safe and secure environment and to protect the communities we serve from any risks.
We follow the recommendations and instructions by international, national and local health authorities and implement additional prevention measures to ensure safe places for people to continue meeting and to stay in touch.

 
 
25th March 2020
Here is our update on the impact on the European exhibition industry and economy in general. A letter was sent to President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel.
Impact and support to avoid bankruptcy and prepare for recovery

 

17th March 2020
Web conference: Impact of the Coronavirus spread on the exhibition industry and vital remedies needed
Summary of the web conference

 

13th March 2020
The EU has decided on a variety of support measures to Member States
European Exhibition Industry Alliance welcomes Commission Covid-19 response

 

9th March 2020
Here is our impact assessment and calls for remedies for the exhibition Industry in Europe. A letter was sent to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
Impact assessment and call for remedies

 

Here we offer a collection of resources of relevant information:
UFI - The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry
EMECA - European Major Exhibition Centres Association
List of postponed or cancelled events worldwide
European Commission Coronavirus response