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IMEX Frankfurt: IMEX team plans confidently for the show

// CIM editorial team, jm

With IMEX due to take place in the middle of May, the IMEX team continues to plan confidently for the show.

Frankfurt. The IMEX team has announced that they have no plans to postpone or cancel the show despite some major events cancelling across Europe in the past few days.

They are in daily contact with partners around the world and in Europe. They are also in regular communication with our partners in Germany (the German Convention Bureau, Messe Frankfurt and the Frankfurt Tourist Office), as well as the appropriate authorities, including travel and health advisory bodies nationally and globally.

"Mindful of our duty of care we are carefully considering and consulting with experts on what the appropriate sanitary, health and other measures should be and can assure our industry that all appropriate measures will be in place at the show", they say. "COVID-19 is presenting the business events and travel industries with an unprecedented global challenge. The IMEX team are passionate believers in, and advocates for, the substantial social and economic power of meetings and events. We know that the negative long-term impact of speculation, hype and over-reaction will be damaging not just to our industry, but also to your local communities and business as a whole."

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