As the coronavirus spreads around the world and movement is restricted and gatherings of large numbers of people are banned a number of industry trade fairs have been postponed or cancelled. We're updating you on the most recent status.
Horticultural Trade shows:
Myplant & Garden postponed
Myplant & Garden Milan, Italy due to take place February 26-28, 2020
has now been postponed until September 21-23, 2020
Bahrain International Garden Show cancelled
Bahrain International Garden Show, Bahrain which was to take place March 3-7, 2020 has now been postponed until 2021
World Orchid Conference to be announced
World Orchid Conference was due to take place in Waipu, Taiwan
March 9-18, 2020 the new date for the event is still to be announced.
Flower Expo China has been postponed
Flower Expo China, Guangzhou, China was to take place between March-16-18, 2020 has now been postponed until May 11-13, 2020.
World Floral Expo in New York, USA was due to take place between March 23-27, 2020 and has been postponed until March 10-12, 2021.
GreenTech Americas has been postponed
GreenTech Americas, Queretaro, Mexico was due to take place March 24-26, 2020 has now been postponed until August 24 - 25 2020
California Spring Trials new date to be announced
California Spring Trials, California due to take place on March 28-April 1, 2020 has been cancelled and a new date is to be announced.
Flower Expo Ukraine has been postponed.
Flower Expo Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine, was to take place between April 8-10 2020. The show has been postponed to May 26-28, 2020.
Hortiflorexpo IPM Beijing has been postponed
Hortiflorexpo IPM Beijing, Beijing, China was to take place between
April 20-22, 2020 has been postponed until September 17 - 19 2020.
Horti Asia has been postponed.
Horti Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, was to take place between May 5-7, 2020, has been postponed untill October 14-16, 2020.
Fresh produce trade shows:
Global Berry Congress postponed
The Global Berry Congress has been moved to 22-24 June 2020 in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
FoodEx exhibition in Japan cancelled
The FoodEx exhibition in Japan has been cancelled originally scheduled to be held at Makuhari Messe during 10th to 13th March 2020.
International Strawberry Symposium has been cancelled
International Strawberry Symposium had been due to take place in May in Northern Italy has been cancelled until next year.
Tavola postponed by 6 months
It will now take place from 13 to 15 September 2020. The decision was made after extensive discussion and evaluations.
Alimentaria Barcelona has been postponed
Alimentaria Barcelona was due to take place 20-23 April, the event has been postponed until September 14-17.
CFIA Rennes postponed
CFIA Rennes, initially planned for March 10-12th, has been postponed to May 26th-28th, 2020.
M.A.D.E. Paris announced that its 2020 edition, initially planned for March 17th & 18th, has been postponed to May 13th & 14th, 2020.
Freskon in Greece has been cancelled
Due to take place between 2-4 April Freskon, Greece has been cancelled and will be held 15-17 April 2021.
EMPACK 2020 has been postponed
EMPACK which was due to be held between 31st March - 2nd April in Utrecht, The Netherlands has now been postponed until June. It will now take place between 23-25 June.
Macfrut has been postponed
Macfrut was due to take place 5-7 May in Italy's Emilia-Romagne region, the event will now take place 8-10 September.
Viva Fresh Expo postponed or possible cancellation
Viva Fresh Expo was due to take place in Texas April 30 - May 2nd, it is not clear if it will be postponed or cancelled altogether.
PMA Fresh Connections has been been postponed
PMA Fresh Connections was due to take place in Philadelphia from April 26-28 has now been postponed until further notice.
Woman's Fresh Perspectives
Woman's Fresh Perspectives has been postponed until further notice, the event was due to take place in San Antonio between April 26-28.
Ag Day 2020 has been cancelled
Ag Day 2020, which was scheduled for March 18 at the State Capitol, California has been cancelled until next year.