After consulting with the ISE exhibitor and visitor community and in light of the growing impact of the Omicron variant in Spain, Integrated Systems Events announces that ISE 2022, scheduled for February 1-4, has been postponed And now it will take place from May 10 to 13, 2022 at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía.
Mike Blackman, Managing Director of Integrated Systems Events, said today: “We have been closely monitoring conditions in Europe and have been working hard on your behalf to balance health and safety concerns with the need for in-person interaction and commerce. It has been a challenging time for many in the last two years and while we look forward to meeting with everyone at ISE 2022, hearing from our exhibitors, owners and stakeholders, we have agreed that the best course of action is to postpone the show. three month edition.
By moving the event into spring, it provides time for our community to rebalance itself and for confidence in international travel and gatherings to resume. We will work closely with all of our exhibitors and stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition to the new dates. We look forward to welcoming the global AV community to ISE 2022 in May at our new home in Barcelona.
David Labuskes, CEO of AVIXA, commented: “While balancing the commitment to trade and harvesting has been difficult in these uncertain times, we believe that the postponement of the ISE show until May does just that. Our community looks forward to the opportunity to meet again in 2022. This calendar makes it even more possible for all of us. Starting with ISE, we look forward to the AV summer, where we will have the opportunity to meet at InfoComm in June and InfoComm Beijing in July; It couldn't be a better way to bring together and reinforce the opportunities and success of our industry. . "
Daryl Friedman, CEO of CEDIA, added:
We want to ensure that ISE 2022 is a huge success for both visitors and exhibitors, as it has been for almost two decades, and that starts by bringing together as many of our community. We know that the entire home tech industry is excited to meet in person, and we are confident that this change to May will ensure the most vibrant comeback for all participants. We can't wait to connect with all of you in Barcelona this spring.
We hope this event is a success and we would like to thank our stakeholders (exhibitors, sponsors, visitors, media partners, contractors and the FIRA Barcelona team) for continuing to support us in this difficult and ever-changing situation.