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StocExpo Postponed to June 2021 StocExpo, which was set to take place in March 2021, has been postponed from June 29 to July 1.

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tocExpo, the leading tank storage event, has been postponed

the positive global news, we will be able to bring the community back

from March 2021 to 29 June - 1 July 2021 in a decision made in

together in a more powerful way than ever! Tank storage was already in

consultation with the community. The live show and associated awards,

a time of transition before the pandemic struck, so now collaboration

which regularly attracts key visitors and exhibitors from across the

and knowledge sharing are more important than ever before; it’s the

industry’s biggest, best and most innovative players, will be held at the

key to the sector’s ongoing success. StocExpo 2021 will be the event for

Antwerp Expo in Antwerp, Belgium.

everyone to regroup and reassess and move forward into the future

As well as networking opportunities and a world-leading exhibition

with confidence.”

on the show floor, the bulk storage community will benefit from the

This decision has been made in close consultation with the industry and

insights of some of the industry’s leading experts on a wide range of

due to the ongoing unforeseeable, unavoidable and unprecedented

trends and issues impacting the industry, from cyber security to LNG

global scope of the Coronavirus pandemic. This has led to the

and beyond.

Government implementing ongoing measures to maintain social

Also at the show will be a brand new Emergency & Response Zone, a

distancing, further continuing the Force Majeure situation.

next-gen roundtable debate, with input from StocExpo’s Forty Under 40

During the lead up to the June 2021 show, StocExpo will launch a series

(due to be announced in early 2021), as well as a critical post-COVID-19

of digital events, putting the focus on the key issues that the industry

market analysis.

currently faces and its solutions. The new ‘Tank Talk Spotlight On…’

Lourda Derry, COO of Easyfairs Global, says, “We’re thrilled to be able

series will connect innovative brands with forward-thinking specifiers to

to announce the return of StocExpo; we know how valuable it is to the

cover innovation and digitalisation trends. The last of these spotlights

industry and it’s great to be back in Antwerp. We know it’s a little later

will be part of a virtual conference, ‘The Terminal of Tomorrow’,

in the year than usual; we had hoped to hold the show in March as

running over the previously allocated show days; this virtual StocExpo

usual but we felt it safer to delay so we could ensure the event could

conference will provide the knowledge, resources & tools terminals

be held in person. Virtual shows can offer a certain level of content, but

need to prepare for 2021 and beyond.

we understand how important it still is for us to connect and continue to foster key relationships face to face. We are confident that, with

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