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2021 could see packed calendar of forums, summits... if a vaccine is found

Some organisers have gone online with webinars but others are opting to wait till next year to host events on pre-pandemic scale again

The pandemic could still be spreading in some of the major world economies but with lockdowns being eased in others, and early signs that air travel could begin, hopes of a return to life before the coronavirus are getting lit.

This is also true for those affiliated with the world of summits, conferences, trade fairs and exhibitions, but industry insiders say it will be a while more before momentum picks up.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2020, with the headline '2021 could see packed calendar of forums, summits... if a vaccine is found'. Print Edition | Subscribe