Now come a few quiet weeks after which, from September until later November, air cargo trade shows will be front and center.
But wait, the pandemic is still loose and people are still getting sick.
The challenge seems to be for preventive methodology and medicine to position ourselves a half a step ahead of a disease that mutates quickly.
While the dreaded face masks wait in the wings for now, a new global health emergency is rearing its ugly head called “monkey pox” and can be spread via surfaces where it lives for some time.
We are sitting here writing what might take place at The FIATA World Congress in Busan, Korea during mid-September.
Normally organizations are boastful of who some of the higher profile attendees will be.
FIATA has posted this message to their trade show website:
“Please note that the Local Organization Committee (LOC) cannot publish the list of the participants to the 2022 FIATA World Congress (FWC) on its website for privacy reasons.
“Only registered participants will be able to access the participants list through the custom-made 2022 FWC App, which will be made available early September.”
In May we reported several cases of COVID post Air Cargo India and combined meetings of United Airlines employees in New Orleans led to a rash of infections termed “super spreader events” by sources.
So now we are at the doorstep of the Fall Trade Show season with IATA World Cargo Symposium scheduled for September 28th in London and the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) November 8 in Miami and Logitrans set for November 16-18 in beautiful Istanbul.
So maybe the numbers will be a bit off for these shows.
But what is your strategy if you are going?
What can you expect or at least hope for at one or all of these events?
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