IFA 2020 will not follow in the footsteps of MWC 2020, Google I/O 2020, E3 2020, GDC and so on and so forth — the full list of events canceled due to the ongoing pandemic is far too long for me to list here. Heck, even Coachella has been postponed this year. But not IFA. Messe Berlin and gfu, the organizers of the massive consumer electronics trade show, took to Twitter earlier today to announce that “IFA Berlin is set to go ahead in 2020.”
#IFA20: Set for an innovative concept designed for unprecedented times.
IFA Berlin is set to go ahead in 2020, but with an innovative new concept, following the decision by the Berlin government to ban all events with more than 5,000 participants until 24 October 2020.
— IFA Berlin (@IFA_Berlin) April 21, 2020
The tweet thread goes on to say, however, that the event “will not be able to go ahead as usual.”…