Coronavirus Worries Scuttle Sea Japan 2020 Trade Show
By Jack Burke26 February 2020
Organizers of the Sea of Japan said they will postpone the international maritime exhibition and conference, which was scheduled for March 11-13 in Tokyo.
“We have received a request from the maritime industry association that organizes the Japan Pavilion at Sea Japan to postpone the exhibition due to concerns related to the new coronavirus infection,” the organizers said in a news release. “Having received this request, it is with deep regret that we have decided that it is not possible to hold the exhibition as planned on 11-13 March 2020.
“We hereby inform all exhibitors, visitors and related parties of this decision.”
Organizers said they are considering all alternative options and will provide further information “as soon as possible.”