(Italy) – Salone del Mobile.Milan moves to June amid growing concerns over coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
Show officials have confirmed that the show (originally scheduled for April 21 – 26, 2020) will be rescheduled for June 16 – 21. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
A statement from the show reads: “Following an extraordinary meeting today of the Board of Federlegno Arredo Eventi, and in view of the ongoing public health emergency, the decision has been taken to postpone the upcoming edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milan.
“Confirmation of the change of date for the trade fair – strongly supported by the Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala – means that the manufacturers, in a major show of responsibility, will be able to present their finalised work to an international public that sees the annual appointment with the Salone del Mobile.Milano as a benchmark for creativity and design.”
darc is yet to learn whether events taking place around Milan city centre will also now be postponed to June.
More to follow…