Indian gaming conference SPiCE India, originally set to run on 25-27 March 2020, will be postponed due to the impact of the coronavirus and recent travel restrictions imposed by the government.
On Wednesday, the Indian government announced it would be canceling all existing visas for foreign nationals except diplomatic and employment visas until 15 April 2020 to curtail the impact of the coronavirus.
“Eventus International has concluded that unfortunately, it is impossible to continue with SPiCE India 2020 as per its current schedule of 25-27 March 2020.”
“We are, at this time, left with no choice but to postpone SPiCE India 2020, which will be
Eventus said that new dates will be announced shortly after discussions with their stakeholders and advisors.
“Although our team was fully ready to host the event as per the schedule and all preparations were done, due to recent developments and the most recent travel ban issued by the Indian government, it is impossible for us to continue with SPiCE India 2020 on schedule,” said Yudi Soetjiptadi, managing director of Eventus International.
“We are evaluating the situation further and will discuss it with our advisors and stakeholders before making an announcement on the new dates.”