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PulPaper to reschedule to 2022 due to uncertainty caused by Covid-19, new online virtual pre-PulPaper event to be held on April 29, 2021

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PulPaper to reschedule to 2022 due to uncertainty caused by Covid-19, new online virtual pre-PulPaper event to be held on April 29, 2021

January 12, 2021 - 08:15
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HELSINKI, Jan. 12, 2021 (Press Release) -The PulPaper event will be rescheduled to the spring of 2022. The decision is due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic situation and travel restrictions. This spring, however, a new online Virtual pre-PulPaper event is organized on Thursday 29 April 2021.

PulPaper is the leading event within the forest industry. Exhibitors from 28 different countries and visitors from 50 countries participated last time. The success of the international event requires the opportunity for participants to travel freely. Although news of Covid-19 vaccinations is promising, the pandemic continues to have major impact on the ability of companies and visitors to prepare for the upcoming event.

For this reason, Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre has in cooperation with the event organising partners decided to reschedule the event by a year forward. PulPaper will open next time at Messukeskus in Helsinki 29-30 March 2022. The professional event in the chemical and bio sector ChemBio Finland and the chemical safety expert forum Helsinki Chemicals Forum will also take place at the same time.

A new virtual event in April foresees and offers the best bits in advance

Although the physical event will be rescheduled until next year, Messukeskus and its partners will already this spring offer a virtual meeting place for companies and professionals in the field. Virtual pre-PulPaper – towards 2022 will be organized online Thursday 29 April 2021. The virtual pre-event is free of charge for visitors and scheduling takes into account participants following the programme globally in different time zones.

-The online event enables companies to meet with potential clients and visitors can follow interesting programmes. We present next year’s fair themes by offering chosen treats from the programme beforehand, says Marcus Bergström, Sales Group Manager at Messukeskus, responsible for the event.

-Virtual pre-PulPaper forms an interesting link to next year and opens up new opportunities for companies and especially international participants. We will gather valuable experience this spring, as virtuality and even wider internationality will become an increasingly strong part of the PulPaper event in the future, says Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director of Forest Products Engineers.

Visitors can register for April Virtual pre-PulPaper event free of charge from 18 January at www.pulpaper.fi

The PulPaper event will be organised next time at Messukeskus 29-31 March 2022 simultaneously with ChemBio Finland and the chemical safety expert forum Helsinki Chemicals Forum. Virtual pre-PulPaper - towards 2022 is organized as an online event on Thursday 29 April 2021. Messukeskus’ partner in organizing Pulpaper is Forest Products Engineers.