Following the Swiss Federal Council’s decision to extend the ban on events with more than 1,000 people to 1 October, we have had to cancel the 2020 EPHJ trade show, which was scheduled to run from 15 to 18 September. §
The Geneva Book Fair will return to Palexpo from 28 April to 2 May 2021. While waiting for spring and in order to support the players in the book chain who have been hardly impacted by the health crisis, an exhibition in the city will be held from 28 October to 1 November 2020 at various locations in the city.
The 48th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, which was to be held at Palexpo from March 25 to 29, will not take place in 2020. This world reference event in the field of innovation and inventions will finally be held at Palexpo from 10 to 14 March 2021.
Tuesday June 2, the General Meeting of Palexpo SA said goodbye to Robert Hensler, who has been chairman of the exhibition and convention centre since 2008, and to two directors, Luc Argand and Paul Muller.
As a result of the ongoing uncertainty facing the world in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the continuing ban on gatherings of large numbers of people in Switzerland, the INDEX™20 Organisers, Palexpo and EDANA, have been reviewing the best course of action.
In the context of the current health crisis, the Fondation pour l'Écrit and the Médiathèque Valais - Sion have decided to cancel the 2020 edition of the Festival du livre suisse - terre de voyage which was to take place on May 1-3 at the Arsenaux in Sion.