The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), which was scheduled to hold its annual Global Summit in Tokyo, Japan, on June 15-17, reportedly will make a decision by the end of the week as to whether it will reschedule and/or move the event to another venue.
- KC's View:
- There is almost no way that the CGF can host the 2011 event in Japan, considering the devastation taking place there right now and the uncertainty about the situation surrounding the stricken nuclear power plants.
If they’re looking for advice, they should turn to the folks at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), who at the last minute had to postpone their 2009 Future Connect conference for several months because of concerns about a swine flu pandemic.
Stuff happens. At this moment, the most important thing is the situation in Japan, which seems to get worse with every hour.