For Cash 20/20, the present should go on.
Organizers of the occasion — among the many largest for financial-technology and funds executives — mentioned on Thursday they nonetheless plan to have the October gathering in Las Vegas with attendance capped at 6,000. Final 12 months’s crowd was 10,000. Security measures together with self-service for registration and extra hand-sanitizing stations are deliberate to restrict unfold of the coronavirus, occasion director Monique Ruff-Bell mentioned in an electronic mail.
“Our priority is to provide a space where business gets done, safely,” in line with an announcement on the convention web site. “We know we can do this effectively if we keep numbers smaller.”
Massive gatherings of every kind have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, which has sickened practically 6 million folks worldwide and killed 356,000. Whereas many conferences have seen elevated attendance on-line, others have been canceled.
Cash 20/20 is owned by Ascential Plc, a knowledge and analytics firm based mostly in London. The agency hosts variations of the occasion in cities all over the world.