Coronavirus Outbreak forces LG to skip MWC 2020 at Barcelona

So will other companies act the same as LG did?

Coronavirus outbreak in China leaves people fear while it has been spreading not only Asia but also Europe.

MWC 2020 is scheduled to take place on February 23 in Barcelona, Spain, and many tech companies are going to join the big tech event while LG is one of them that announced in its official Newsroom site to withdraw its attendance due to Coronavirus outbreak.

LG skips MWC 2020

The announcement notice has stated, "With the safety of its employees, partners, and customers foremost in mind, LG has decided to withdraw from exhibiting and participating in MWC 2020 later this month in Barcelona, Spain."

LG also indicates another separate event to announce its 2020 mobile products. Over this decision, it leaves a surprise and a bit disappointment if you are one of LG fans, consistently, everyone needs to know its actual reason. Otherwise, as an indication that LG mentioned in the notice is to show how LG cares about its products lineup for its fans and its regular annual product launch.

“This decision removes the risk of exposing hundreds of LG employees to international travel which has already become more restrictive as the virus continues to spread across borders.”, the company added. Indeed, this is heartful care for employees' safety.