Due the current coronavirus pandemic, ITMA Asia + CITME 2020 has been rescheduled to June 12-16, 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), Shanghai/China, despite receiving strong response from exhibitors. Originally the show shoud to be held in October 2020.
“We seek your understanding as this decision has been made with the safety and health concerns of the participants and partners in mind. The global economy has been severely affected by the pandemic. On a positive note, the International Monetary Fund has predicted that there would be global economic growth at 5.8 % next year. Hence, it is more prudent to look at a date around mid of next year”, said Fritz P. Mayer, President of the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, Cematex, Zurich/Switzerland, owner of the show.
In spite of the pandemic, at the close of space application, almost all the space reserved at NECC has been filled. The show owners will create a wait list for the late applicants and if necessary, to secure additional exhibition space from the venue to accommodate more exhibitors.