Organizers of Eisenwarenmesse, the International Hardware Fair Cologne, postponed the event to Sept. 25-28, citing the dynamic pandemic.
The event was scheduled to take place March 6-9.
Koelnmesse, organizers of the event, explained that since the pandemic situation continues to develop dynamically worldwide and strict travel restrictions are expected in March, especially for important Asian overseas markets.
"Exhibitors can plan for September with a longer lead time and look forward to the usual international audience, including from Asia, the company said. Also, visitors can look forward to a renowned group of participants and an attractive event program shaped by a high number of exhibiting companies.