Reed Travel Exhibitions announced it has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to April 13 and 14 in 2021.
The decision has been taken following the latest advice from partners regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and, as a result of in-depth discussions with customers and hosted buyers from the region and globally.
Commenting on the announcement, Shane Hannam, portfolio director of IBTM Events said that the decision made by the organiser was not taken lightly for its customers, partners and team in Singapore, have worked hard on the event. While it is disappointing to postpone, it’s imperative that the organiser prioritise on the health and safety of everyone involved.
The decision to reschedule the show is also supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. Its executive director of conventions, meetings and incentive travel, Dr Edward Koh mentioned STB, will continue to work closely with Reed Travel Exhibitions and other partners, to provide the assistance required during this time.
IBTM he added is a valued partner and the Asia Pacific show remains a key highlight in Singapore’s event calendar and look forward to extending a warm welcome to all attendees and exhibitors in 2021.