IFA 2020 Will Have an ‘Innovative Concept’ to Comply With COVID-19 Restrictions

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IFA 2020 Will Have an 'Innovative Concept' to Comply With COVID-19 Restrictions
Even as most conferences, summits and expos are being cancelled due to the pandemic, the organizers of the IFA 2020 has introduced that the upcoming occasion in Berlin will go forward as deliberate, however not in the identical method it has previously. In a tweet earlier right this moment, the official Twitter account of IFA Berlin stated that the occasion can have an “innovative concept designed for unprecedented times”.

The IFA announcement follows a choice by the native administration in Berlin to ban all massive occasions with greater than 5,000 members till October, 2020. It will likely be fascinating to see what this so-called ‘innovative new concept’ will likely be, however it’s very seemingly that it will likely be some sort of an internet occasion alongside the strains of WWDC 2020 and Microsoft’s Ignite 2020 that had been additionally moved on-line due to the pandemic.

According to Hans-Joachim Kamp, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GFU Consumer & Home Electronics, the corporate that organizes the IFA: “We expected this development given the constantly evolving pandemic and appreciate that we now have a clear regulatory framework that enables us, our partner Messe Berlin, and our exhibitors to make detailed plans for IFA 2020”.

The coronavirus outbreak has resulted within the the cancellation and postponement of a number of tech expos over the previous few months. While some, like MWC 2020, Google I/O, SXSW and Facebook F8, have been cancelled fully, others, like Apple and Microsoft’s aforementioned occasions, in addition to E3 2020, Gamescom, Oculus Connect, to call just a few, have moved on-line in mild of the pandemic.

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