DLG / 23 March 2020
Postponement of Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia 2020
Statement from the organisers of Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia, DLG International and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific. New exhibition date: 14-16 October 2020
Press release / (Frankfurt am Main / D) DLG International and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific today jointly announce that AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA 2020, scheduled to take place at BITEC, Bangkok, from 7th to 9th May, 2020, have been postponed to 14th to 16th October, 2020 because of the COVID-19 coronavirus situation.
Together with the exhibitors of AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA, the organisers took the decision to postpone the exhibition after closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in recent weeks.
The Coronavirus outbreak is now a global pandemic according to the WHO. This has alerted all countries to take urgent precautionary actions. Travel bans and restrictions around the world have increased significantly. All these actions support the decision to postpone AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA 2020.
“We greatly regret that we have to postpone the exhibitions,” said Bernd Koch, Managing Director of DLG International, “The decision was taken after extensive consultation with our partners and exhibitors.”
“As stated by all parties, the postponement of AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA is the best solution. More than 90% of our exhibitors confirmed the decision to rearrange their participation accordingly”, added Heiko M. Stutzinger, Managing Director of VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific.
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