Industry News: Updated Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

ATLANTA: This year's Masters Tournament—originally planned to be held at the Augusta National Golf Club from April 9-12—has been postponed, with a new date yet to be set.

BOSTON: The Boston Marathon has rescheduled for September 14, five months after its original date of April 20.

DALLAS/FORT WORTH: The Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) has made the decision to postpone its SISO C.E.O. Summit, which was scheduled to take place from March 30-April 2 at the Four Seasons Las Colinas. SISO executive director David Audrain says the organization is working on hosting an online town hall-style webinar for event and meeting professionals to take place tentatively on March 31.

LOS ANGELES: All events related to LA Pride have been postponed; a new date has not yet been released. Originally scheduled for June, the massive festival and parade planned to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, BeautyCon LA has rescheduled its annual event, originally set for early August, to now take place from December 5-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 

RuPaul’s DragCon L.A., which was originally scheduled to take place from May1-3, has been rescheduled to a date yet to be set in 2021.

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NEW YORK: After New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that events of 500 people or more are banned due to the coronavirus outbreak, the C.E.O. of Tribeca Enterprises, Jane Rosenthal, released information that this year's Tribeca Film Festival will be postponed, with a new date yet to be set. The 19th annual festival was originally set to take place April 15-26.

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MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: Ultra Music Festival announced that the event will be postponed until next year, set to take place from March 26-28, 2021. 

TORONTO: In a recent announcement from Canada Film Fest's founder and executive director, Bern Euler, the 2020 Canada Film Fest event has been postponed until further notice.

With contributions from Ashton Pike and Wellsley Kesel in Atlanta; Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles; and Beth Kormanik and Michele Laufik in New York.

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