The answers regarding the re-opening date reflect the current picture of uncertainty. Due to constantly fluctuating infection numbers and the associated restrictions, official orders are continually changing. Worldwide, re-opening dates of the exhibition industry are planned from 2021, most likely in the first half of the year.
This is part of a very extensive member survey of the IFES. The evaluation is available on the IFES website
In many countries, no official dates have been announced yet and almost one third of the survey responders cannot make an estimation. For further information on current status please check Ufi: https://www.ufi.org/wpcontent/uploads/2020/10/Reopening_of_exhibitions_global_timeline.pdf