Here are the major events that have been cancelled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus so far

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Events across the globe are cancelled due to the spread of the coronavirus, including Austin's annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.

  • Events are being canceled and postponed around the globe to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, and has killed at least 3,900 people and infected more than 111,000.
  • South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual media festival in Austin, Texas, was canceled on March 6 due to the outbreak.
  • Many other noteworthy events, from conferences to festivals to sporting events, have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus, including Facebooks's annual F8 conference and the World Athletics Indoor Championships.
  • Here's a round-up of major events that have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak so far.
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SXSW was cancelled on March 6 over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

SXSW was cancelled on March 6 over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

Source: Business Insider

Adobe cancelled its annual live summit because of growing concerns about the coronavirus. Instead, the entire event will take place online.

Adobe cancelled its annual live summit because of growing concerns about the coronavirus. Instead, the entire event will take place online.

Source: Adobe

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REV'd Up Media Summit will also take place online to prevent the spread of the virus.

REV'd Up Media Summit will also take place online to prevent the spread of the virus.

Source: Rev

HIMSS, a health-technology conference in Orlando was also canceled.

HIMSS, a health-technology conference in Orlando was also canceled.

Source: CNBC

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Several major corporate conferences have been canceled or postponed because of the outbreak, including F8, Facebook's annual conference for developers. F8 is Facebook's biggest event of the year, and it's set to be replaced with local events and live-streamed content.

Several major corporate conferences have been canceled or postponed because of the outbreak, including F8, Facebook's annual conference for developers. F8 is Facebook's biggest event of the year, and it's set to be replaced with local events and live-streamed content.

Source: Business Insider

Facebook also canceled its annual Global Marketing Summit in San Francisco, which was supposed to host 5,000 people.

Facebook also canceled its annual Global Marketing Summit in San Francisco, which was supposed to host 5,000 people.

Source: Vox

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The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is the biggest smartphone conference of the year, was canceled after major companies including LG, Amazon, Sony, Ericsson, Facebook, Nvidia, MediaTek, Sprint, and Vivo pulled out of the event because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which is the biggest smartphone conference of the year, was canceled after major companies including LG, Amazon, Sony, Ericsson, Facebook, Nvidia, MediaTek, Sprint, and Vivo pulled out of the event because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Source: Business Insider

Workday's annual internal sales conference is going to be a virtual event, as the in-person conference was canceled due to the outbreak.

Workday's annual internal sales conference is going to be a virtual event, as the in-person conference was canceled due to the outbreak.

Source: Business Insider

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The Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Fransisco was canceled because of the outbreak after major companies like Sony and Microsoft pulled out of the event.

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Fransisco was canceled because of the outbreak after major companies like Sony and Microsoft pulled out of the event.

Source: Vice

EmTech Asia, a conference in Singapore about business and technology, has been postponed to August because of growing concerns about the coronavirus.

EmTech Asia, a conference in Singapore about business and technology, has been postponed to August because of growing concerns about the coronavirus.

Source: EmTech Asia/Twitter

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Google News Initiative Global Summit, Google's annual news conference, was canceled because of the outbreak.

Google News Initiative Global Summit, Google's annual news conference, was canceled because of the outbreak.

Source: CBS News

The Trump administration postponed the ASEAN Summit in Las Vegas, which connects the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian nations.

The Trump administration postponed the ASEAN Summit in Las Vegas, which connects the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian nations.

Source: Inc., CBS News

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Shopify canceled its annual developer conference, Unite, because of the outbreak.

Shopify canceled its annual developer conference, Unite, because of the outbreak.

Source: Financial Post

Semi, which is a global organization that includes companies that are vendors of semiconductor production systems and materials, canceled its Semicon conventions in Korea and China due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Semi, which is a global organization that includes companies that are vendors of semiconductor production systems and materials, canceled its Semicon conventions in Korea and China due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Source: EE Times

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It's not just conferences that are getting canceled and postponed — Tokyo's famous cherry blossom festival was canceled because of the outbreak ...

It's not just conferences that are getting canceled and postponed — Tokyo's famous cherry blossom festival was canceled because of the outbreak ...

Source: The Points Guy

... and so was Okinawa's Azalea Festival.

... and so was Okinawa's Azalea Festival.

Source: Okinawa Stripes

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Ultra Music Festival, which takes place in July in Miami, was also cancelled due to growing concerns about the coronavirus.

Ultra Music Festival, which takes place in July in Miami, was also cancelled due to growing concerns about the coronavirus.

Source: Variety

Venice authorities canceled the last two days of the historic Venice carnival because of the outbreak.

Venice authorities canceled the last two days of the historic Venice carnival because of the outbreak.

Source: Business Insider

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Several St. Patricks Day parades across Ireland were canceled due to the outbreak.

Several St. Patricks Day parades across Ireland were canceled due to the outbreak.

Source: BBC

Several fashion shows for Paris and Milan's fashion weeks were canceled, including Giorgio Armani's.

Several fashion shows for Paris and Milan's fashion weeks were canceled, including Giorgio Armani's.

Source: The Guardian, The Cut, WWD

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Meanwhile, the Shanghai fashion week will still go on, but instead of in-person with a live audience, the event will be live-streamed online because of concerns about the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the Shanghai fashion week will still go on, but instead of in-person with a live audience, the event will be live-streamed online because of concerns about the coronavirus.

Source: US News

The outbreak is affecting sporting events too. Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed because of the outbreak.

The outbreak is affecting sporting events too. Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed because of the outbreak.

Source: Business Insider

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The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) canceled three tournaments in Asia because of concerns about the coronavirus ...

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) canceled three tournaments in Asia because of concerns about the coronavirus ...

Source: Reuters

... and the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Series-China was canceled altogether.

... and the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Series-China was canceled altogether.

Source: Reuters

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Similarly, the World Athletics Indoor Championships will be postponed until 2021 because of the outbreak.

Similarly, the World Athletics Indoor Championships will be postponed until 2021 because of the outbreak.

Source: Reuters