IBM Cancels 30,000-Person Event in May Over Coronavirus Risks

(Bloomberg) — Concerns over the coronavirus are putting an end to some of the biggest business conferences of the year. International Business Machines Corp. is the latest to cancel its main annual event, which was scheduled to draw some 30,000 people to San Francisco in May.IBM said Wednesday it will instead stream video and other online content in place of the in-person convention for IBM Think 2020. The company also said it’s adopting stricter travel requirements for employees. That includes the suspension of all domestic travel for internal meetings, a ban on attending external events with more than 1,000 attendees …read more

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