Coronavirus The 2021 International Agricultural Show in Paris is cancelled

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Published by Caroline J. · Photos by Jennifer R. · Published on 14 October 2020 at 08h12 · Updated on 14 October 2020 at 10h16
Because of the coronavirus crisis, the 2021 edition of the International Agricultural show - initially planned from February 27 to March 7, 2021 at Paris Parc des Expos POrte de Versailles - is cancelled. the International Agricultural show is therefore postponed to 2022.

The International Agricultural Show (IAS) will not be back in Paris Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles in 2021. Because of the coronavirus crisis and the many restrictions, the legendary show - initially planned from February 27 to March 7, 2021 - is cancelled and postponed to 2022.

CENECA president Jean-Luc Poulain says in a release: "We are sad, but the reality of the pandemic makes that we all have to take responsibilities towards exhibitors, institutionals, teams and visitors, of course. We cannot take the risk of an event cancelled by the public authorities with the consequences it could have on everyone. We care too much about one another to try an event adventure that would only lead to disappointment".

As for the show director Valérie Le Roy: "The end of Februrary has been for over 50 years the moment in France during which a light is shone on agriculture. Unfortunately we cannot held the event in its usual form in 2021, but we will try everything so that this needed sector finds ways of expression at its right level".

Despite the cancellation and postponment of the edition 2021 of the Agriculture Show, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and CENECA - co-owning the contest - have decided to hold the contests of produces and wines in conditions to be detailed soon. Animal contests are yet postponed to 2022.

For the record, every year, the Paris International Agriculture Show is the place to be for all players of the agricultural world. Each year, at least 633,000 visitors, a thousand exhibitors and 37,950 professionals come to the show to discover and introduce to the agricultural world.

On the occasion, the agriculture show presents 4 universes: 

  • Livestock breeding sectors
  • Crop and plant sectors, Gardening and Vegetable gardens
  • Products from regions across France and its overseas territories and from the rest of the world
  • Agricultural services and professions

Let us meet in 2022 to find the Agriculture Show at Paris Parc des Expos Porte de Versailles!

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