PBFAA cancels 38th Annual Expo due to coronavirus concers

March 16, 2020
Event had been scheduled to take place April 29-30

The Pennsylvania Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA), has cancelled their 38th Annual Expo over fears surrounding the spread of coronavirus.

The event, scheduled to take place April 29-30 at the Holiday Inn in Harrisburg / Hershey - Grantville, Pennsylvania had been highly anticipated, However, the Board decided to cancel "after careful consultation" over "the health and safety of everyone in our industry".

“As an association dedicated to safety and security, and after careful consideration with member companies and exhibitors regarding the health and safety of everyone involved, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the PBFAA Expo,” stated Jim Bucciaglia, PBFAA president. “The decision was not reached lightly. We are asking members to join us in keeping the positive spirit of the Expo alive as we move forward together through this unprecedented situation.”

Attendee, exhibitor and sponsor fees will be refunded by the PBFAA. Attendees who made hotel reservations should contact the hotel directly to cancel their reservation and request a refund.

The 2020 Annual Membership Meeting, which was scheduled to be held during the Expo, has been rescheduled. It will now be held during the Annual Golf Outing on July 28, 2020 at Applecross Country Club in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

Executive Director Dale Eller added, “We are still weighing the best potential path forward amid various options. Our goal is to explore all possible alternatives so that we can provide a productive setting where the industry can engage with the latest technology, hear from industry thought leaders and make networking connections that drive our industry forward.”

For more information visit the website at www.pbfaa.com or contact Dale Eller at (800) 458-8512 or (814) 838-3093.