The threat of coronavirus has many organizers of mass events, even the most prestigious and financially beneficial, as a precaution, to abandon their health is more expensive.
The American company Facebook, which owns the eponymous social network, has stated that it will not conduct scheduled for early March conference in San Francisco (California) because of the epidemic of coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan. This was announced on Friday by the San Francisco Chronicle.
International conference on marketing was to begin on March 9 and ends March 12. As told the publication of the representative Facebook Anthony Harrison, the event was canceled “as a precaution” due to “danger to human health associated with the coronavirus”.
Representatives of the tourist Association of the city said that in 2021 and 2022 Facebook plans to hold a specified conference. According to these estimates, it annually brings San Francisco a profit of about 11 million dollars.
Recall that in Barcelona because of the coronavirus canceled the World mobile Congress. Earlier, the organisers of motor racing in the class “Formula 1” (F1) due to the spread of the coronavirus decided to move the Chinese stage of the championship at a later date.