Underhållsmässan organised at the Swedish Exhibition & congress centre in Gothenburg, sweden, during the week. On Wednesday, the day went to the fair, as usual, in spite of coronaoro.
"It was a very, very empty, and there was no problem to get to the show," says Daniel Axmark, 45, from Hall, outside Västerås, sweden, which was located on the fair grounds.
He will work everyday as a maintenance technician for a company in Västerås, sweden, and visited the exhibition together with a colleague to have a look around, and to go to lectures.
" the course had several speakers that had been entered. Two of the ones we looked at yesterday, over Skype, with the fear of getting infected.
Daniel felt a certain uneasy feeling when it was realised how much of coronavirus in fact, affect human beings. It was him and his colleague to make up their minds to go home a little earlier.
" We would have probably stayed the course of the day, if it weren't for the risk of corona and decided to have a walk around the town instead. It was a wake-up when I saw how empty it was, " says Daniel Axmark.
this Picture is taken from the Gothenburg Horse Show, which is also organised at the Swedish Exhibition & congress centre.Photo by: < / b> JENNIFER BRUNLÖF WINDELL / for the GT
the Organizer is aware of the unrest of the coronavirus, has an impact on both the visitor as a speaker and an exhibitor.
"There are a large number of companies who have travel bans on their employees, either internationally and nationally, and the visitors were not able to be at the show as planned," she Jarnö, business manager for the Underhållsmässan.
on Wednesday, elected to the Swedish Exhibition centre, to stop the rest of the show.
now, following the government's decision to ban public gatherings of more than 500 people, informed the Swedish Exhibition & congress centre, via a press release.
fewer and Fewer visitors in a year
more than 350 companies and organizations, was notified that the to participate in this year's show, of those, more than 30 have left the cancellation, even before the ban.
"Some students chose to not set up any booth, and while some had left their booth with a message, and as with the coronavirus," she Jarnö.
the Last time it was held was in the year 2018. Then it was attended by 11 000 people.
" It's going to be in a clearly lower number of visitors in a year. They want to be here, but koncernledningar make a decision, and the circumstances that will be the case here. It is still in a very good mood at the trade fair, and the seller has so far been said, it's been a good day, " she Jarnö.
the Beer and the whiskymässan organised at the Swedish exhibition & congress centre the 3rd and 4th of april.
" We will continue to closely monitor the developments and Folkhälsomyndighetens recommendations. On the basis of the guidelines that are out there at the moment is our point of departure is that the event is going to be implemented. Should the situation change, we get to come back to you with information on what it would take, " says Benny andersson, Karlsson, senior Director, trade shows and Meetings, the Swedish Exhibition & congress centre.
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