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||National Restaurant Association Show cancelled
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Event organizers of the National Restaurant Association Show announced the cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show, which was scheduled to take place May 22-25 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois has placed an order in effect until early June limiting gatherings to no more than 50 people. While this order could be modified prior to expiration, McCormick Place has indicated an ability to reopen for large events is currently prohibited by the state regulation, and does not anticipate changes prior to June.
Winsight Exhibitions President Tom Cindric said in a statement, "We look forward to serving the foodservice community year-round through online resources and are committed to planning a 2022 show focused on fueling recovery."
See NationalRestaurantShow.com .
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