“World economy and the Stock markets are more affected than people by Corona Virus, the CoVid19, so far” says Emad Honarparvar, CEO of irxp.com in his tweet. “The Virus which first appeared in world no.1 populated country and the leading exporter of goods and importer of raw materials and crude in the world, China, now becomes a nightmare for every nation”.
Many business events and exhibitions are below a shadow of abondance, and even if they are not stopped, they won’t be welcome as they were supposed to. Yes, The growing list of world events canceled due to coronavirus has no end yet.
Fear over the spread of coronavirus has previously disrupted schools, cruise ships, and religious congregations and business events and trade shows are not exceptions.
World Health Organization (WHO) officials have declared that Covid-19 is not yet a pandemic, but this won’t stop the concerns that it may turn into one, so it has led business event organizers to cancel major global events across every industry, from oil markets to auto and tech or hospitality.
CoVid 19 was an expensive nightmare so far!
Here is a list of some famous events which Corona Virus stopped performing:
Mobile World Congress
Facebook’s Global Marketing Summit
Milan Furniture Fair
Global fashion weeks
The Dalai Lama’s engagements
Chinese Grand Prix
Six Nations Rugby match
Stormzy and Green Day’s Asia tours
China’s National People’s Congress
Religious pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia
Facebook’s developers conference
Geneva motor show and Baselworld
Game Developers Conference
Ofcourse, some of these events may not cancelled completely but postponed to see when the situation seemed to be stable worldwide again and will be announced by they organizers.