Security Industry Calendar: Events Canceled or Postponed by Coronavirus

Due to the increasing number of cancelled or postponed industry events, SSI has created a quick list of each event affected by the coronavirus crisis.

With all the disruption to the 2020 industry calendar due to the coronavirus crisis, SSI created a quick list of events that have been cancelled, postponed or are taking place as originally scheduled or instead as a virtual event.

Also included are events geared for integrators that ply the pro A/V and consumer electronics (CE) industries. The list will be updated continually. (Send event notices to rodney.bosch@emeraldx.com.)

SECURITY INDUSTRY

Rescheduled:
  • Connections Connected Home Conference — Aug. 4-6
  • International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) — Aug. 24–28
  • Securing Federal Identity 2020 — Sept. 16-17
  • Transport Security Conference — Sept. 28-30
Rescheduled as a virtual event:
  •  ISC West — Oct. 5-7 (Read more here.)
  • Global Security Exchange (GSX) — Sept. 21-25. (Read more here.)
  •  CAA Palm Springs Convention — CAA hosted a virtual format of the event May 14-15.
  • Security Industry Association GovSummit — SIA hosted a virtual format of the event June 2-3.
Postponed or Canceled:
  • NFPA Conference & Expo — canceled (read more here.)
  • Electronic Security Expo (ESX) — canceled (read more here.)
  •  PSA TEC — canceled (read more here.)
  • Illinois School Safety Conference — postponed until the fall
  • Pennsylvania Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA) Expo — canceled
  • NRF Protect — canceled
  • Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo
Proceeding as scheduled:
  • Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) Convention — To be held in Kansas City, Mo. Classes, July 19-23; security expo, July 24-25.

PRO A/V & CE INDUSTRIES UPDATE

Cancelled Events
  • E3: Electronic Entertainment Expo
  • Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) Spring Conference
Rescheduled as a virtual event:
  • CES 2021 (Read more here.)
  • CEDIA Expo (Read more here.)
  • InfoComm 2020 (Read more here.)
Postponed/Rescheduled Events
  • AXPONA Audio Show — rescheduled from April 17-19 to August 7-9.
  • Azione Unlimited Spring Extroversive Experience — The buying group Azione Unlimited postponed its conference in Bonita Springs, Fla. until July 1-3.
  • CEDIA Tech Summits (Calif. and Texas) —CEDIA has called off Tech Summits scheduled for Woodland Hills, Calif.; Irvine, Calif.; Dallas; and Houston. Read more here.
  • DSE 2020: This year’s Digital Signage Expo has now been rescheduled for Sept. 15-18, with access to the exhibit hall Sept. 16-17. DSE 2020 will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in South Hall Three.
  • Fiber Connect 2020: The Fiber Broadband Association’s annual show has been postponed until Dec. 14-16, and will still take place at the Gaylord Opryland hotel in Nashville.
  • LightFair 2020: The world’s largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference was scheduled for May 3-7 in Las Vegas and will now take place in late summer or early fall pending improved conditions, according to organizers.
  • WELL Conference: The conference, presented by the International WELL Building Institute, the American Society of Interior Designers and Emerald, has been moved from March 29-April 1 to August 16-19 due to the coronavirus.

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