ATLANTA — U.S. Automotive Parts Group has postponed the 2020 NAPA Expo, scheduled for April 6-9 in Las Vegas, due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
The show draws around 20,000 people from around the world.
"Unfortunately, due to the rapidly evolving situation related to the coronavirus, including health and safety risks and travel bans for many attendees, we have taken precautionary steps and will be postponing the NAPA Expo," Kevin Herron, president of COO of U.S. Automotive Parts Group, said. "We do expect to reschedule the event for a later date.
"We were excited to have the entire NAPA family together with over 20,000 people from 10 countries gathered in one place for the first time. However, our highest priority is the health and safety of our customers, employees, supplier partners, and all who planned to attend this event."
The organization said they will announce a new date for the event at a later time.
"We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and will provide you with new EXPO dates as well as any other relevant updates as soon as possible," Mr. Herron wrote in an announcement. "We want to emphasize that your current registration package will still be valid for the rescheduled event."