Declining visitor numbers and a growing reduction in exhibitor bookings has led Deutsche Messe to cancel CeBIT 2019 as the once popular trade show is no longer able to attract the up to one million attendees it did at the height of its popularity.

Going forward, the trade show will no longer be a standalone event and its organizer plans to integrate CeBIT’s industry-related topics into the HANNOVER MESSE event. At the same time though, Deutsche Messe also plans to develop additional CeBIT topics into their own specialist events for decision-makers for vertical industries.

The year’s CeBIT event was comprised of an exhibition, conference and festival though this w…
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