Messe Dusseldorf Asia and Informa Markets has announced that ProWine Asia 2020 in Singapore has been postponed due to global travel concerns in light of the latest developments regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
The decision, which was taken after extensive industry consultations, aims to safeguard the safety and well-being of industry players and employees.
The event was originally scheduled to take place from 31 March-3 April 2020 at Singapore Expo.
“The safety and well-being of our exhibitors, event attendees and staff is our top priority,” says Martyn Cox, Event Director, Hospitality, Food & Beverage – Singapore, Informa Markets. “There has been signs of community spread and local authorities have issued advisories to avoid large crowds, as a result we expect event attendance to be affected.
“With these concerns in mind, we have made the decision to postpone ProWine Asia 2020 in Singapore. Our focus now is to provide our exhibitors, event partners and registered visitors with the support they require as a result of this decision.
“We will continue to work in partnership with the relevant government authorities and agencies and take all further measures in accordance with the latest advisories published by the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH), the Ministry of Manpower and the Singapore Tourism Board.”
New dates are due to be announced soon. The ProWine Asia (Singapore) team will reach out to all participants regarding further logistics and planning. Participants may also contact [email protected] for urgent assistance.