MIAMI, March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas, the premier technology event connecting the Americas, has announced today the postponement of the eMerge Americas 2020 conference previously scheduled for March 30-31st at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL.
"We're committed to the health and wellbeing of our attendees, partners, and the community as a whole," said Felice Gorordo, CEO of eMerge Americas. "This decision follows careful consideration, and this postponement will enable us to provide the experience that our customers, partners, and employees expect and deserve in a safe environment."
Due to global precautions for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the state of Florida's public health emergency declaration, and building upon recommendations from the World Health Organization, eMerge Americas is postponing their 16,000 attendee tentpole event to November 4-5, 2020.
"We look forward to holding our 2020 conference later this year with an extraordinary lineup of keynote speakers and participating investors, startups and government officials," stated Melissa Medina, President of eMerge Americas. "We remain excited to host our attendees later this year."
About eMerge Americas eMerge Americas is the premier technology event connecting the Americas held annually at the Miami Beach Convention Center. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with corporate business executives, government leaders, and entrepreneurs, eMerge Americas is transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas. In 2019, eMerge Americas attracted over 16,000 attendees and more than 400 participating companies from over 40 countries. eMerge Americas serves as a catalyst in order to foster innovation and investment in South Florida and Latin America. The eMerge Americas founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. The upcoming eMerge Americas conference is scheduled for November 4-5, 2020. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: www.emergeamericas.com.