VidCon Abu Dhabi organisers released a statement on Sunday noting that the event has been postponed until December 2020.
The statement read, "VidCon is dedicated to delivering premium entertainment experiences across the globe, and is determined to create an unforgettable inaugural VidCon Abu Dhabi 2020 event.
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"Our first priority is the safety and health of our attendees, sponsors, speakers, creators, and staff. In light of the recent health precautions taken by authorities worldwide to manage the current global health risks, VidCon Abu Dhabi will be postponed to 16th to 19th December 2020."
ViacomCBS Networks International and The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) partnered to bring VidCon to the UAE for the first time.
The event targets online video creators while bringing brands and executives together under one umbrella.
A deal has been struck to host VidCon in Abu Dhabi for the next five years. The inaugural edition of VidCon Abu Dhabi was scheduled to be held at ADNEC from March 25 - 28, 2020.