Portland, ME (USA) – 10 March 2020 – Diversified Communications, producers of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, announced today that it is postponing its 28th edition of the expo that was scheduled to take place on 21-23 April 2020 at the Brussels Expo in Belgium. The Belgium government has affirmed the risk the outbreak poses with its issuance today of advice to cancel indoor events with more than 1,000 people to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.
“Due to the magnitude of the unanticipated public health and safety issues posed by the rapidly escalating COVID-19 outbreaks and contagion, we have no choice but to postpone the upcoming edition,” said Liz Plizga, Group Vice President, Diversified Communications.
“In order to preserve business continuity for our community, we will communicate the new 2020 dates by no later than 18 March 2020 and will post the dates on our website as well,” added Plizga. The rescheduled 2020 edition will continue to provide the opportunities to connect suppliers and buyers in the industry.
More details about the announcement can be found on the event’s website at:
About Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global
Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global form the world’s largest seafood trade event. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition in Brussels, Belgium, to meet, network and conduct business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. SeafoodSource.com is the exposition’s official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media. www.seafoodexpo.com/global
About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. As producers of these market-leading products Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries including: food and beverage, healthcare, natural and organic, business management and technology. Established in 1949 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA with divisions and offices around the world, Diversified Communications remains a privately held, third generation, family-owned business. For more information, visit: http://www.divcom.com
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