Event Organisers Reed Exhibitions Africa and Sun Circle Group today announced the postponement of MediaTech Africa 2021, the biennial advanced media and entertainment technology trade show held in Johannesburg, South Africa, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions the protocols require.
The event was scheduled to run from 14 to 16 July 2021 at The Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Managing Director of Reed Exhibitions Africa, Carol Weaving, said: “Responding to the current COVID protocols and restrictions in place as well as the ongoing conversations with our customers who remain our number-one priority, the decision to postpone the 2021 edition of MediaTech Africa was made.”
MediaTech Africa Exhibition Director, Simon Robinson, adds: “We recognise the importance of the event to the media and entertainment industry, and whilst we are disappointed at the postponement, we are still committed to supporting this sector on all other levels whilst the COVID protocols are still in place.”
About MediaTech Africa
Mediatech Africa is an engaging biennial trade show that brings creative thought to life within six verticals: Broadcast - TV & Radio; Film & Video Production; Digital Media; Pro Audio – Lighting – Staging; Audio Visual Integration; and Studio - Recording – DJ. An unmatched platform for networking, education and entertainment, this high energy – high impact event is all about the seamless integration of technology and creativity. It’s about making the impossible possible. It’s about innovation and bringing ideas to life using the latest tech. The three day event attracts global and local brands that are at the forefront of their industries. Thought leaders, decision makers and the highest calibre influencers who are shaping tech trends and the very industry itself - attend the showcase. By design, Mediatech Africa is an experience which visitors immerse themselves in, leaving invigorated and inspired by the possibility of opportunity and a fast forward glimpse into the future.
Mediatech Africa is co-owned by Sun Circle Publishers and Reed Exhibitions South Africa.
About Reed Exhibitions Global
Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events business. It combines face-to-face with data and digital tools to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors, attracting more than 7 million participants. Our events leverage industry expertise, large data sets and technology to enable our customers to connect face-to-face or digitally and generate billions of dollars of revenues for the economic development of local markets and national economies around the world. Reed Exhibitions is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.
RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 33,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX.