Money20/20 Asia is the Latest Event Postponed Amidst the COVID-19 Coronavirus Crisisby Fintech News Singapore February 14, 2020
Concerns are heightening against the backdrop the COVID-19 novel coronavirus increased cases and deathtoll. In light of this global health crisis, event organisers around the world are taking steps to prevent the coronavirus from further spreading.
Major events like the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is the largest mobile show in the world just announced that they have postponed the much-anticipated event fearing it would further spread COVID-19.
Outside of China, data has shown that Singapore is the country with the second-highest case, so it is inevitable that organisers of large scale events are reconsidering moving forward with their originally planned dates.
Money20/20 Asia a globally known fintech event that was originally scheduled to take place on the 24th-26th March 2020 in Marina Bay Sands has been postponed to 25th – 27th August 2020.
In an email announcement the organisers said that “The safety of all partners and delegates is Money20/20’s first priority and this decision has been made following guidance from Singaporean authorities and the Marina Bay Sands venue.”
Similarly events like Emtech Asia which takes place in the same venue has also been rescheduled to 4th – 5th August from its original February dates.
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