The ITT has postponed its annual conference until September because of the coronavirus crisis.

The 2020 conference had been due to take place in Istanbul from June 8-10 but is now scheduled for September 21-23.

The venue remains the same – the five-star Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel – and the hotel has reduced its accommodation rates for delegates.

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Steven Freudmann, ITT chair, said: “We take the health and safety of our members very seriously and we are doing all that we can to mitigate the risk posed by the coronavirus. As such, we have decided to postpone the conference until later this year.

“I am confident that the event will still provide an ideal blend of engaging conference sessions, social activities and fantastic opportunities to network with the industry’s elite and look forward to seeing our members in Istanbul.”

ITT will update registered delegates about the postponement and further details will be added to the website.