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The show, originally advertised for November 10/11 and 17/18, was rescheduled for just the second weekend when a new venue was announced at the Javits Center. But Leanne Stella, president of the organising company, has now announced that tightened security measures and the brief time left to adapt to them would have meant exhibitors facing unacceptable additional costs and difficulties at a time when sales have already been hit.

Exhibitors will have their deposits returned and Stella intend to concentrate on planning for next year.