Executive Hire Show becomes latest trade show cancelled by Covid

THE next edition of the annual Executive Hire Show has been postponed until February 2022 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

This year’s event had already been switched from February to April, but organisers revealed that ongoing public health concerns have made cancelling the 2021 show ‘unavoidable’.

Chris Moore, Executive Hire Show publishing and events director, said, “It is with heavy hearts that we decided to move the event to 2022. Having surveyed our loyal exhibitors, this decision received the majority vote. We investigated all possibilities to stage the show in 2021, but the unpredictable nature of Covid-19 and ongoing uncertainties have made our decision unavoidable.

“We are 100% committed to supporting our exhibitors, visitors, and other personnel associated with hosting the event – their health, safety, and wellbeing must be our number one priority.”

The Covid-19 pandemic has already resulted in ScotPlant being postponed until April 2022, while the next edition of Intermat Paris won’t take place until 2024.

Next year’s Executive Hire Show will be held on February 9 and 10 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.