Feb 12, 2020 10:53 AM

Major China and Regional Events Affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak

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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:  Monday, February 24


Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Season
February 1, China, postponed

Taipei International Book Exhibition
February 4-9, Taipei, postponed to May 7-12

The Asian/Oceanian Tokyo 2020 Boxing Qualifying Event
February 3-14, Wuhan, canceled and rescheduled to Amman, the capital of Jordan, for March 3-11

Industrial Internet Summit 2020
February 12-14, Beijing, postponed

Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) League
February, China, postponed

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup matches involving teams from East Asia
February, postponed until April

The Chinese Super League and 2020 season national football competitions at all levels
February 22, China, postponed

202 Hainan (Sanya) International Marathon
February 23, Sanya, postponed

MWC Barcelona 2020
February 24-27, Barcelona, canceled

RSA Conference 2020
February 24-28, San Francisco, proceeding as normal

China Iron Ore 2020
February 25-27, Beijing, postponed to June 30-July 2

2020 Bloomberg NEF Annual Strategy Seminar
February 27, Beijing, postponed


The 30th East China Fair
March 1-4, Shanghai, postponed

The Palm and Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition 2020 (POC2020)
March 2-4, Kuala Lumpur, postponed to June 22-24

Marine Money China 2020 conference
March 3-4, Shanghai, postponed to late November

The Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) Asia 2020
March 5, China, postponed

National People's Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress
Early March, Beijing, postponed

National People's Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress
Early March, Beijing, no update yet

The 6th CWC China LNG & Gas International Exhibition & Summit
March 4, Shanghai, postponed
2020 Blue Bay LPGA

March 5-8, Hainan, canceled
Facebook Global Marketing Summit 2020

March 9-12, San Francisco, canceled
The World Athletics Indoor Championships
March 13-15, Nanjing, postponed to March 2021

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, no update yet

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


Yangzhou Jianzhen International Marathon
April 12, Yangzhou, postponed

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

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

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

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


LME Asia Week 2020
May 6, Hong Kong, postponed

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


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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