Messe Düsseldorf has announced the wire® and Tube® shows will now take place from 7th – 11th December, after being postponed due to the Coronavirus: Covid-19.
The world's leading international trade fairs for the wire, cable, tube and pipe industry, were originally scheduled to take place from 30th March – 3rd April. However, Messe Düsseldorf agreed, in consultation with all partners involved, to postpone the shows in order to counteract the increasingly dynamic developments regarding the possible spread of the coronavirus.
"It was very important for us to inform exhibitors and visitors of both wire® and Tube® the new dates as soon as possible in order to ensure planning security for the entire industry and its partners," says Wolfram N. Diener, managing director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. "Our customers and partners can trust us to act calmly and responsibly even in difficult situations."
Existing contracts with Messe Düsseldorf remain valid for the new date, visitor tickets already purchased remain valid as well. 2,600 exhibitors in 15 halls are expected to present their latest machinery and equipment for wire and tube production, processing and finishing, end products, products and services.
The Düsseldorf hotel industry is also sending out an important signal through its umbrella organisation DEHOGA (Trade Association for the Hospitality Industry): "We appeal to our members and the entire industry to be flexible when it comes to rebooking by exhibitors and visitors. The Düsseldorf trade fairs such as wire and Tube play an enormously important role for the city, the hotel industry and the catering trade. It would be counterproductive not to show goodwill in this situation,” emphasised DEHOGA representatives Giuseppe Saitta, chairman Düsseldorf/district group Rhein-Kreis Neuss) and Rolf D. Steinert (Düsseldorf/Rhein-Kreis Neuss Hotels and Tourism Group).
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