Coronavirus strikes again: CP+ 2020 in Japan has been cancelled

Coronavirus strikes again: CP+ 2020 has been cancelled
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Another major trade expo has been cancelled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. CP+ 2020 was set to take place from 27 February to 01 March in Yokohama, Japan, but has been officially cancelled by the show organizers.

The news comes 24 hours after the announcement that MWC 2020 – Mobile World Congress, a critical trade event for the mobile industry that welcomes some 100,000 guests each year – has also been cancelled.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.