Monday, February 26, 2024

TwitchCon Amsterdam 2020 canceled due to Coronavirus

Twitch has announced on Friday afternoon that TwitchCon Amsterdam 2020 has been canceled. The streaming platform thinks the risk of spreading the coronavirus is too great and cancels the event that would take place in Amsterdam RAI on 2 & 3 May.

Through a statement on Twitter, Twitch announced that it had closely monitored the developments surrounding the coronavirus and that this had led to this decision. The potential health hazards of visitors are too great and force the organization to cancel the major event.

The safety of the visitors and the cooperation of TwitchCon are paramount and Twitch emphasizes that they deeply regret the decision but had no other choice.

Tickets TwitchCon refund

Anyone who has already purchased a ticket for TwitchCon Amsterdam will receive a refund. Twitch does report that it can take up to 20 days before you receive the money in your account. You will receive a confirmation of the cancellation at the e-mail address with which you purchased the ticket.

New date TwitchCon Amsterdam

It is not yet clear whether there will be a new date for TwitchCon Amsterdam. Twitch refers to their Twitter channel where they will provide updates if there are any.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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