Updated 30.03.2020: Due to the increasing spread of the coronavirus, the Salone del Mobile 2020 has been canceled officially. The event will now take place from 13 to 18 April 2021.
The much anticipated Milan Furniture Fair was initially postponed to June 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
Every year, Salone del Mobile.Milano attracts hundreds of thousands of businesspersons, young designers, artists, design firms and manufacturers, as well as design enthusiasts from all over the world. People wait anxiously for the event in April as it showcases the best the world can see in home décor and industrial design.
According to the latest reports, the fair this year has been pushed to the month of June. It will now be held from 16 to 21 June at Rho Fiera Milano, Italy.
Last year’s Salone del Mobile attracted over 350,000 visitors and the count was expected to increase this time around.
In lieu of health of the visitors, the board of the Federlegno Arredo Eventi has decided to reschedule the event this year. The date changing decision was publicized on social media along with a video featuring Beppe Sala, Mayor of Milan.
We won’t stop. We can’t stop. Salone del Mobile.Milano will be held from 16th to 21st June at Rho Fiera Milano, hear @BeppeSala, Mayor of #Milano, to know more#SaloneDelMobile #SaloneDelMobile2020 #iSaloni #Eurocucina #SaloneDelBagno pic.twitter.com/Qanh1W1w4Z
— Salone del Mobile (@iSaloniofficial) February 25, 2020
You may have booked your flights and hotels, but this health emergency is really concerning, and the decision is aptly taken. All designers and design enthusiasts are wishing that the dreadful pandemic is brought under control soon.
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