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CinemaCon 2020 Canceled As CoronaVirus Fears Grow

The annual Spring Movie Convention for the National Association of Theater Owners Convention know as CinemaCon is canceled. The convention which was to be held from March 30 thru April 2 is annually held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. NATO’s John Fithian and Mitch Neuhause the announcement earlier this evening and can be read below.

“It is with great regret we are announcing the cancellation of CinemaCon 2020,” said a statement from NATO’s John Fithian and Mitch Neuhauser.

“Each spring, motion picture exhibitors, distributors and industry partners from around the world meet in Las Vegas to share information and celebrate the moviegoing experience. This year, due to the travel ban from the European Union, the unique travel difficulties in many other areas of the world and other challenges presented by the Coronavirus pandemic, a significant portion of the worldwide motion picture community is not able to attend CinemaCon. While local outbreaks vary widely in severity, the global circumstances make it impossible for us to mount the show that our attendees have come to expect. After consultation with our attendees, trade show exhibitors, sponsors, and studio presenters, NATO has decided therefore to cancel CinemaCon 2020. We look forward to continuing the 10-year tradition of presenting the largest movie theater convention in the world and joining our attendees in future celebrations of the movie going experience,” read the staement.

CinemaCon is now added to Adobe Summet, National Association of Broadcaster Convention to name a few that have canceled their conventions in Las Vegas due to COVID-19.

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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