The world’s largest gaming show ICE London 2021 has been pushed back two months from its original date to April of next year, organisers Clarion have revealed.
After InterGame reported that a press conference featuring an announcement regarding ICE was due to be held tomorrow, another news organisation jumped the gun on the official reveal that the London ExCeL event will now take place on April 20-22, 2021.
It had been due to run on February 2-4, 2021, but Clarion stated that there was “some doubt and nervousness” surrounding that date given the “disruption and impact” of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an email, Clarion Gaming’s managing director Kate Chambers said: “It was my intention to provide you with advance notice on this important change to ICE London 2021, however a member of the media has unhelpfully decided to leak the story ahead of our planned announcement.
“While the world is likely to be in a much better place in April 2021, I’m certain that we will experience more bumps in the road. However, I’m confident that with the on-going support of the ICE London and iGB Affiliate communities as well as the dedication of the Clarion Gaming team, we can navigate those challenges and deliver events that all sectors of the international industry want and need.”