Trade show Victam 2020, which also incorporates Animal Health And Nutrition Asia, is postponed for a second time. The show in Bangkok, Thailand, will now be held in January 2022.
The combined show is the first occasion that the management teams of Victam and VIV Worldwide cooperate on a joint event. The event was originally scheduled to take place in March 2020, but that was postponed to July 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Now the July date also proved impossible.
The last time the global livestock industry met in Bangkok was at VIV Asia in 2019. - Photo: Vincent ter Beek.
Total animal feed and health event
Initially, the show organisers hoped that a postponement to July would allow the show to be the first one held once the Covid-19 crisis would be over. In a statement, the organisers wrote: “We have been monitoring the situation of Covid-19 on a daily basis hoping the situation would stabilise. However, since our last postponement, Covid-19 is still disrupting business around the world and we come to the conclusion that being present at the exhibition is not at the moment, our clients’ priority.”
Postponement of 1,5 years
The organisers opted for a postponement of 1,5 years instead of 6 months, so the new event will not virtually coincide with VIV Asia, which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok in March 2021. They wrote: “Postponing the event entirely to January 2022 would give all stakeholders room to breathe and pay attention to other vital issues. The objective remains the same, which is to realise the total animal feed and health event organised by Victam and VIV.”
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