Feb 12, 2020 10:53 AM

Major China and Regional Events Affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

Caixin Global is maintaining a list of major conferences and exhibitions over the next few months that could be affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Data Updates:  Wednesday, March 11


The start of NBA’s Basketball Africa League’s Inaugural Season
March 13, Dakar, Senegal, postponed

The World Athletics Indoor Championships
March 13-15, Nanjing, postponed to March 2021

ASEAN Summit
March 14, Las Vegas, postponed

The Game Developers Conference
March 16-20, San Francisco, postponed to summer

HKEX Biotech Week 2020
March 18-19, Hong Kong, postponed

SEMICON/FPD China 2020
March 18-20, Shanghai, postponed

Art Central
March 18-22, Hong Kong, canceled

China Development Forum
Late March, Beijing, postponed

Art Basel Hong Kong 2020
Late March, Hong Kong, canceled

ABB FIA Formula E Championship on the Sanya E-Pri
March 21, Sanya, postponed

Xuzhou International Marathon
March 22, Xuzhou, postponed

Chongqing International Marathon
March 22, Chongqing, no update yet

Money20/20 Asia

March 24-26, Marina Bay Sands, postponed to August 25-27

Boao Forum For Asia Annual Conference
March 24-27, Hainan, postponed

CIPUTRA HANOI – YONEX SUNRISE Vietnam International Challenge 2020
March 24-29, Hanoi, postponed to June 2-7

Shanghai Fashion Week
March 24-30, Shanghai, changed to an online event

Adobe Summit 2020
March 31-April 2, Las Vegas, changed to an online event

Black Hat Asia 2020
March 31 - April 3, Singapore, postponed to the fall


Google Cloud NEXT’ 20
April 6-8, San Francisco, changed to an online event

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival
April 10-11, California, postponed to October 9-11 and October 16-18

Yangzhou Jianzhen International Marathon
April 12, Yangzhou, postponed

The 2020 IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings
April 13-19, Washington, changed to a virtual format

The Women’s Xi’an Open Tennis Tournament
April 13-19, Xi’an, canceled

The 127th Canton Fair
April 15-19, Guangzhou, no update yet

Asian Championships
April 16-25, Kazakhstan, relocated to Tashkent, Uzbekistan

DEF CON China 2.0
April 17-19, Beijing, postponed

2020 FIA Formula 1 Chines Grand Prix
April 19, Shanghai, postponed

Hong Kong Film Awards Ceremony
April 19, Hong Kong, no update yet, but red carpet event is canceled

The WEB Conference 2020
April 20-24, Taipei, proceeding as normal

TED 2020
April 20-24, Vancouver, no update yet, the organizer is considering to postpone it or hold a virtual one

The Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2020)
April 21-23, Shanghai, canceled

Badminton Asia Championships 2020
April 21-26, Wuhan, no update yet

Salone del Mobile Furniture Fair
April 21-26, Milan, postponed to June 16-21

Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2020 (Auto China 2020)
April 21-30, Beijing, postponed

The FIVB Beach Volleyball 4-Star Event
April 22-26, Yangzhou, postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

3rd CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit
April 23-24, Tokyo, proceeding as normal

The Stagecoach Music Festival
April 24-26, California, postponed to October 23-25

The Korea Times Music Festival 2020
April 25, Los Angeles, postponed


Facebook Developer Conference (F8)
May 5-6, San Jose, canceled

LME Asia Week 2020
May 6, Hong Kong, postponed

Google I/O 2020
May 12-14, Mountain View, California, canceled

Design Shanghai 2020
Postponed the March event to May 26-29, Shanghai


SPIEF 2020

June 3-6, St. Petersburg, canceled

CES Asia

June 10-12, Shanghai, postponed

Dark Mofo 2020

June, Tasmania, canceled

MWC Shanghai 2020
June 30, Shanghai, no update yet

2020 Caixin Summit Hong Kong
June, Hong Kong, no update yet


The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
July 24, Tokyo, proceeding as normal

IAMCR 2020
July 12-16, Beijing, relocated to Tampere, Finland on the same dates

For tips on events not included on the list, please contact Wang Zhen,

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