A worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam TsangA worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam Tsang
A worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong events industry pleads for a lifeline as pandemic wipes out trade shows, putting thousands of jobs at risk

  • With 50 exhibitions, conferences cancelled so far, companies say they face massive losses
  • More trade shows are going virtual, bringing global exhibitors and buyers together online, but closing deals remains difficult, they say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam TsangA worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam Tsang
A worker takes down a booth after the Hong Kong Book Fair was cancelled. Photo: Sam Tsang
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