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ProWein 2021 will not take place on account of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Next ProWein in Düsseldorf from 27 to 29 March 2022

ProWein 2021 – the world’s leading and most relevant trade fair for wines and spirits – will not be held as planned from 19 to 23 March on account of the Covid-19 related restrictions.   The current developments in Covid-19 infections, the travel situation and legal framework have led Messe Düsseldorf as ProWein organiser to re-assess the situation. Especially due to the decision adopted by the federal and state governments on 25 November 2020 according to which the holding of trade fairs continues to be prohibited, further developments are unforeseeable. “We have not taken this decision lightly – instead we have very carefully weighed the arguments for and against a trade fair during these dynamic pandemic times in close and in-depth consultation with our partners and exhibitors. The decisive factor for us was our exhibitors’ and visitors’ interests,” explained Erhard Wienkamp, Managing Director at Messe Düsseldorf GmbH.

In this context the timing of the decision played a crucial role: “Exhibitors can now focus on the next ProWein dates and gear their preparations to them. With this move we are ensuring the planning certainty so indispensable to successful business.” In line with this long-term strategy the 2022 ProWein dates have already been scheduled – for 27 to 29 March 2022.

ProWein World: Outlook for 2021 & 2022

ProWine China, which has just drawn to such an exceedingly successful close, will be renamed ProWine Shanghai next year and will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Center from 9 to 11 November 2021 following on from the success in Mainland China. The next ProWine Asia will also be renamed – ProWine Hong Kong – and will be staged from 12 to 14 May 2021. ProWine Sao Paulo will be the next event to be held in the ProWein family chronologically speaking – i.e. from 5 to 7 October 2021. The next ProWine Asia in Singapore will be renamed ProWine Singapore and will feature in the programme again in 2022 due to the constraints caused by 

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