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The impacts of Covid-19 means that the 2020 Fieldays at Mystery Creek have been postponed indefinitely. Chief Executive Peter Nation reported that it was a difficult decision to make as the continued effects of Covid-19 on the events sector is unknown currently, however has proposed an online version of Fieldays, so that exhibitors still have a chance to connect with customers. Mr Nation states that he understands this version of Fieldays will not suit everyone, however has various price points for virtual sites, which range from basic interactions to e-commerce sites with the ability to support global connections. Exhibitors are not currently able to have their site fees from this year’s event refunded just yet, however currently have the option of putting the money towards a site at the postponed physical event or the online event instead.
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