MACH Exhibition Reschedules to 2021 Due to Coronavirus Concerns
MACH is the UK’s largest manufacturing trade show.
The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which owns and runs the UK’s MACH exhibition, has taken the decision to reschedule the trade show from April 2020 to January 25-28, 2021. The decision to push back the date of the show is an effort to minimize the risks to visitors and exhibitors in light of the spread of the coronavirus. The event—the largest manufacturing trade show in the UK—will still be held in the same venue.
“We believe that this decision, which has not been taken lightly, is in the best interests of the industry and those who work in it,” says James Selka, MTA CEO. “Our first priority is, of course, the health and safety of the 30,000-plus people who will visit and work at MACH. In addition, we believe that by moving MACH to January 2021 we are going to be able to offer a better experience for our visitors, and better value for our exhibitors, than by holding it in April under the conditions likely to be in place at that time. We are grateful to the NEC for working with us to identify an option which we believe will work for the vast majority of our exhibitors and will give our visitors a great chance to see the best of advanced manufacturing technology under one roof.”
All exhibitors that had booked for MACH in April will be offered the same stand space at the event held on the new dates. The MTA team is contacting all 550 exhibitors directly to discuss their participation.
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