The Press Release:
NY NOW®, the modern wholesale market for retailers and specialty buyers seeking diversity and discovery, has decided, based on recent developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and after consultation with our community partners, to cancel the NY NOW Fall Edition and co-located National Stationery Show, which had been scheduled for October 18-20, 2020, at the Jacob Javits Center.
Recent developments have made it impossible to bring buyers and brands together safely and successfully. This is due to the ongoing progression of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., including the latest government data, measures, and guidelines on the phased reopening plans in the U.S.; the number of confirmed cases worldwide and domestically; current quarantines, containment areas, stay at home orders, and restrictions on congregating and large gatherings imposed by states and other government and public health authorities; travel restrictions into the New York City area; and the various company-imposed travel restrictions on employees affecting attendees and participating companies. Continue reading NY NOW Cancels October Fall Edition Amid Coronavirus Concerns→
Dear OZY Fest 2020 ticket holder — We hope you are staying safe and well during this unprecedented year.
The world has changed beyond recognition since we first announced the lineup for OZY Fest 2020, and so unfortunately this year’s event will be postponed to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. OZY has been working closely with the City of New York to find a new date in 2021 for our one-of-a-kind festival of music, comedy, food and ideas next summer, which will be announced in due course.
All ticket holders have the option between rolling over their ticket to 2021, or receiving a full refund. If you wish for your tickets to rollover to 2021, please click here to follow the rollover instructions from our official ticketing vendor, Front Gate Tickets. All rollovers must be claimed by Friday, July 10, at 11.59pm ET. Continue reading Ozy Fest 2020 Cancelled By Organizers Amid Coronavirus Concerns→
In a wave of cancellations of concerts, conventions and festival gatherings that bring in lots and lots of people comes the not so surprising news that the New York Renaissance Faire for 2020 has been cancelled. The organizers posted a short time ago to their website and social networks and we have embedded this information for your perusal and even typed the statement if the graphic is a little hard to read on your respective device.
We’ve just received some sad news from the media handlers of the popular BookExpo, The Book Con and Unbound event that was to be held in July after being rescheduled from late May due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (we first discussed that HERE). With the city still dealing with this crisis, this event will cancel its plans for the year and return next Spring. Check it out down below.
The Press Release:
To our BookExpo, UnBound & BookCon community,
Due to the escalation of COVID-19 globally, Reed Exhibitions has today announced that the next edition of BookExpo, UnBound and BookCon will now take place in the spring of 2021.
Considering the world we are now living in, I guess it was pretty much just a matter of time before we learned that this years Specialty Food Association “Summer Fancy Food Show” was going to be cancelled. Since the event center has been transformed into a makeshift hospital to help with Covid-19 cases, its not really the best scenario for a food based event. Below you can find their official statement.
The Press Release:
The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 66th annual Summer Fancy Food Show scheduled for June 28-30 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York will not take place as planned due to events outside SFA’s control – notably the national and global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including travel restrictions, and the Javits Center’s critical service in fighting the pandemic that impacts the facility’s availability.