Due to the increase in cases by Ómicron, Amazon, Twitter and Meta cancel their attendance at CES 2022
Two weeks after the start of the International Consumer Electronics Fair (CES 2022), Amazon, Twitter Y Goal cancel their attendance in person.
The companies declined the invitation due to the increasing increase in infections due to the variant of the Covid-19 Omicron.
Through a statement sent to Europa Press, Twitter reported that he canceled his presentation for the increased cases of Omicron.
However, he stressed that they will be “actively monitoring the situation during the new year and working on finding other solutions to connect with their partners and customers.”
Goal He pointed out that they are looking for a way to participate online, since they will not be able to be present at CES 2022.
“Because we want to ensure the care of our employees, we will not attend CES due to the evolution of concern in the field of public health related to Covid-19”
For his part Amazon I emphasize that due to the intermittent situation of the Omicron variant, they have made the decision to discard the invitation.
T Mobile, sponsored by the event, issued a statement in which it determines that it will “significantly” limit its participation in CES 2022.
“While we are confident that the CES organizers are taking comprehensive measures to protect attendees personally and we also have preventive practices in place, we are prioritizing the safety of our team and other attendees with this decision.”
T-Mobile noted that it is looking forward to next year to attend this important event.
“The entire T-Mobile team is looking forward to CES 2023 in person, which we hope will include a keynote address on stage in front of a live audience. We extend our sincere thanks to all the CES staff for their hard work during these difficult times. “
Until Wednesday, December 22, the CTA has received 42 exhibitor cancellations, but at the same time has added 60 new exhibitors.
CES 2022 It will take place from January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas, United States. For now, companies such as Samsung, Intel, LG, Panasonic, Sony, AMD, Qualcomm, OnePlus and HTC maintain their plans to attend the fair.