Facebook said on Friday it had declared its Global Marketing Summit scheduled for a month in San Francisco because of coronavirus-related dangers. The event, scheduled for March 9 to March 12 in the Moscone Center, has been expected to determine more than 4,000 participants.
“from an abundance of caution, we entrusted our international marketing and advertising summit because of increasing public health dangers associated with coronavirus,” a company spokesman said.
Before this week,” Mobile World Congress (MWC), the yearly telecoms business gathering in Barcelona, has been cancelled following a mass exodus by exhibitors on coronavirus worries.
Leading US tech firms such as Facebook, Cisco Systems, and also AT&T had pulled from MWC.
Other occasions cancelled or postponed comprise Chinese Grand Prix, the Dark Hat data security summit’s Asia summit, London Metal Exchange’s yearly Asian gathering at Hong Kong, along with Art Basel’s yearly art fair in Hong Kong, amongst others.
The virus, which originated from the Western city of Wuhan, has murdered more than 1,300 individuals up to now and infected over 63,800 individuals in the Chinese mainland.