Large-scale Offshore Technology Conference in Houston canceled due to COVID-19

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A key industrial conference that brings tens of thousands of attendees to Houston is now canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Offshore Technology Conference was set to take place May 4-7, but in a tweet, organizers said they are now canceling the event. The event was originally postponed until August or September.

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The large-scale conference attracted more than 60,000 two years ago, along with over 2,300 exhibitors.

The conference highlights the oil and gas industry and its impact on the local economy.

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