The New York Auto Show has announced that the show will be postponed. The ominous COVID-19 was the cause. Now the auto show will be held from 28.08 to 6.09 2020. The original exhibition dates were April 10-19, 2020. Some concessions were made for the press. For them, the salon doors were supposed to open a couple of days earlier.
Reasons for the postponement of the auto show
The press service of the salon explained why they made such a serious decision. The main reason was the protection and well-being of everyone who took part in the show, from exhibitors to visitors. A large crowd of people contributes to the accelerated spread of the disease.
For the organizers of the car dealership, people's health has become a priority, and not their personal commercial interests. At the same time, Mark Shinberg is the main organizer of the show, I am sure that the new dates of the auto show in 2020 will certainly be successful.
Morbidity news in the USA
The basis for such drastic measures of the car dealership was information from the US CDC. The country's Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 647 cases of the virus. The fatal morbidity is 28 cases.
New York came in second in terms of the number of reported cases. 142 of them have already been officially confirmed. So far ahead of the state of Oregon, which has 162 cases.
The New York Auto Show was the second show to be canceled due to coronavirus. The first was the Geneva Motor Show. It was canceled just a couple of days before the opening. The Swiss government has announced a ban on events involving more than 1000 people.