Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Rio Open will not take place in 2021. Despite the hope of holding the tournament later in the year, the scenario to this day is still not favorable. With that, the 8th edition of the tournament will be held in February 2022.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, IMM has also decided to suspend all events with public attendance, as was the case of the in-person edition of the São Paulo Fashion Week and the Taste food festival. Corporate governance rules and internal policies support the mitigation of risks to the public and the brand integrity of our sponsors and partners. It was set that IMM would only hold events again when it was possible to establish protocols that would ensure the safety of employees, suppliers, and the people who entrust us with their leisure time. As it is not yet possible to carry out these measures, there was no other action but to announce that the 8th edition of the Rio Open will not take place in 2021.