As the situation surrounding the coronavirus outbreak becomes clearer, promotional products industry organizations are taking stock and announcing postponements and cancelations of meetings, trade shows and other events scheduled over the next few months.

The Northwest Promotional Marketing Association announced on March 16 that its 2020 Spring Showcase, scheduled for April 6 in Portland, Oregon, has been postponed. Its executive committee is slated to meet soon to discuss how the regional association can best connect promotional products industry professionals.

The Houston Promotional Products Association (HPPA) has cancelled it HPPA Cool Stuff show, which was scheduled for April 17.

Promotional Products Professionals of Canada (PPPC) has canceled its Women’s Empowerment Event that was scheduled for May 29-30 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The event will now be postponed until next year on May 28-29, 2021.

Check PPAI’s Industry Calendar for the latest updates on industry events.