The Consumer Goods Forum has postponed its forthcoming 2011 Tokyo Summit because of concerns about traveling to the Japanese capital following the recent earthquake.
The Forum said it had the support of a Tokyo task force in its decision.
The Forum has also agreed to hold a 2011 Summit in Barcelona in June and said it was now working to create an engaging event forl its members and would provide an update in due course.
It plans to host a number of charity and fundraising initiatives at the 2011 Summit in support of Japan and said it will look forward to holding a successful Summit in Tokyo within two years.
All delegates registered for the Tokyo event will be contacted to reconfirm their bookings. A new booking service for Barcelona will be operational as of 1 April 2011.