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Singapore touts 'hybrid' conventions as COVID shrinks $3bn industry

City-state raises audience cap to 250 but still far from hosting full-on conferences

SINGAPORE -- With coronavirus cases on the decline here, Singapore wants to become a global hub for "hybrid" conventions that combine online and in-person elements for greater economic payout with less infection risk.

Since the coronavirus pandemic gained momentum in March, many large-scale gatherings have been canceled or moved online.

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