Asian gambling B2B publisher AGBrief issuing a corporate statement has moved to postpone its flagship ‘ASEAN Gaming Summit’ (17-19 March 2020) citing travel disruptions and potential health risks from coronavirus outbreak as the reason.
Updating delegates and partners, AGBrief informs that its ASEAN Summit has been rescheduled for 28-30 July 2020, retaining Shangri La At – The-Fort’s venue in Manila Philippines.
The publisher explains in it’s statement: “AGBrief hopes this decision will help to protect our community by helping to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as well as to give our industry sufficient time to focus on recovery.”
The postponement of the ASEAN summit follows Macau’s government’s decision to temporarily shut down all casino facilities for a two week duration.
On February 4, Macau Province Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng forced all 41 of it’s territories casinos to shut down operations as a means of preventing further spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus for a period of at least two weeks.
AGBrief has published a’ live coverage page’ to help Asian gambling incumbents monitor coronavirus impacts and outbreak developments on the industry.
ASEAN Gaming Summit 2020 – Postponed to July 28-30 – https://t.co/t0mtJtPnGR
— Asia Gaming Brief (@agbrief) February 14, 2020