Drupa 2021 trade show cancelled
Drupa 2021 will take place as virtual show, due to the on-going restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic globally.
Following close consultation with exhibitors and partners, the 2021 edition of Drupa, the world’s leading trade fair for Printing Technologies, will be cancelled due to Covid-19 The next event will take place as scheduled from 28 May to 7 June 2024.
To maintain the momentum until then, the organisers will be holding a four-day digital event titled ‘virtual.drupa’, to take place from 20-23 April 2021 during the time frame Drupa was originally scheduled for.
“The pandemic has caused a great deal of uncertainty among exhibitors and visitors in terms of their attendance at drupa 2021. Travel restrictions and budget constraints have further exacerbated the situation in the printing industry”, explains Erhard Wienkamp, COO at Messe Düsseldorf. “We have taken this decision in consultation with our partners, who are entirely supportive of it. It was preceded by a detailed process of considering the current conditions and the needs of the industry.”
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