INTRO: Taiwan’s Computex 2020 is the latest tech expo which is to be canceled because of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic situation all across the globe. The organizers had previously postponed the show from June to September, but it has now been canceled for good reasons keeping in mind the safety this year.
The official reports, from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) said that the show is now being ‘rescheduled’ to 2021 which is keeping in mind the safety of exhibitors, delegates, and all the visitors.
While this year’s event has been now been canceled, the organizers expect to hold next year’s event as usual in the same way. In an official press release, the organizers said that Computex 2021 will be held from June 1-5 the next year 2021. Hopefully, the pandemic will be a distant memory and will be somehow near to end by then, and the event will go ahead as planned.
Computex 2020 is the latest event in a long line of events, conferences, and summits which is to be canceled because of COVID-19. While some major events like MWC 2020, Google I/O, and Facebook F8, have been canceled entirely, others, like Apple’s WWDC 2020 and Microsoft’s Ignite 2020, were moved to online conferences.
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As for Computex, it is one of the premier tech expos which happens in Asia. It was firstly held in 1981 as a nondescript that is a little show for small businesses around the world. But, it has since matured into a massive conference, with exhibitors and spectators from around the world. Taiwanese firms, such as Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, D-Link, and others, almost always have something new to launch and reveal at the annual event.