The 2021 edition of the biggest European shooting, hunting and country lifestyle trade show of the year, IWA, has been cancelled.
For the second time since March, IWA has been left with no choice but to cancel their 2021 show due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This is the second time they have been forced to cancel the premier European show since March.
Currently, the dates for the next IWA OutdoorClassics have been finalised and will take place from 3rd March to 6th March 2021 in Nuremberg.
In a statement, the organisers of IWA OutdoorClassics said: “To allow all participants to plan with certainty, NürnbergMesse has taken the decision to cancel the IWA OutdoorClassics 2021 well ahead of time.
“Rising infection rates, various quarantine rules and travel restrictions are simply making it impossible for exhibitors and visitors to make any firm plans. The next IWA OutdoorClassics will take place in Nuremberg from 3–6 March 2022.”
Petra Wolf, from the NürnbergMesse Management Board, added: “Over recent weeks we have received a lot of support and understanding from within the sector. The discussions we have had with our exhibitors
have clearly shown that the IWA continues to be an essential part of the
Wolf continued: “Despite the challenging situation, more than 1,000 exhibitors had registered for the trade fair. It is therefore with even greater regret that we must now postpone this event till 2022.
“This commitment by exhibitors and their willingness to participate in the fair reinforce our conviction that the IWA still plays a significant role.”
Dates for IWA OutdoorClassics 2022 now finalised
The IWA OutdoorClassics 2022 will take place in Nuremberg from 3–6
March. However, the usual schedule has been brought forward by one day
so that it will now run from Thursday to Sunday.
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