Facebook cancels MWC 2020

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San Francisco:Facebook's Global Marketing Summit  'Mobile World Congress' 2020 is informed cancelled due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus. A report in The San Francisco Chronicle says MWC 2020 was scheduled from March 9-12 at Barcelona and worldwide participants exceeding 5,000 were expected for the event. 

"Out of an abundance of caution, we canceled our Global Marketing Summit due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus," a spokesperson was quoted as saying in the report late Friday. The company is also planning to hold the event in San Francisco in the future.

In accordance with the global alarming situation with Novel Coronavirus fears several top exhibitors and tech companies pulling out of the event. Other events postponed or cancelled include Chinese Grand Prix, the Black Hat information security conference's Asia summit; London Metal Exchange's annual Asian gathering in Hong Kong and Art Basel's annual art fair in Hong Kong, among others


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