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Amazon AWS re:Invent 2020: Virtual Only, Face to Face Conference Canceled

Amazon's AWS re:Invent 2020 conference is now a virtual-only event. The face-to-face cloud computing conference -- like so many others this year -- has been cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic concerns.

The AWS re:Invent 2020 virtual event will now stretch from November 30 through December 18, according to an email alert from Amazon. The canceled face-to-face event had beens scheduled for November 30 through December 4.

The big question: Will major face-to-face technology conferences resume in the first half of 2021? Here's one clue: Big name companies like Microsoft don't plan to resume face-to-face events until at least July 2021.

Related: ChannelE2E's Event Calendar track hundreds of virtual and face-to-face technology partner conferences. 

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.