Live Events Coalition Urges Congress to Get Back to the Negotiating Table

Published on: August 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC, August 17, 2020 — As Congress continues to delay passing a comprehensive economic relief bill, 12 million plus live events workers — planners, caterers, florists, talent, producers, technicians, engineers, suppliers, designers, venues, and more — are entering our sixth month of economic hardship, with little end or relief in sight.   The live events […]

A New York & New Jersey Update on the Coronavirus and the event industry

Published on: July 20, 2020

Recent news as of July 20, 2020: New York Updated Information: New York City has been cleared by global health experts to enter Phase Four of reopening without any additional indoor activity, such as malls and cultural institutions. Governor Cuomo has also partnered with New Jersey Governor Murphy and Connecticut Governor Lamont to create a joint […]

Playing Politics: Contact Your Reps Now to Support Events

Published on: July 16, 2020

Event professionals can support the Live Events Coalition, which is lobbying on behalf of the industry. The COVID crisis decimating live events has prompted the industry to do something it rarely has before: lobby its elected representatives. The notoriously fragmented event industry—which relies on a spectrum of professionals from planners to caterers to entertainers to […]

Guidelines regarding gathering

Published on: July 16, 2020

Are people allowed to gather in person? Yes, attending a gathering, ceremony, or celebration is permitted as long as the event complies with the following limits on gatherings. Indoor gatherings must be limited to 100 people or 25% of a room’s capacity — whichever number is lower. All attendees at indoor gatherings must wear face […]

A New York & New Jersey update on the Coronavirus and the event industry

Published on: July 15, 2020

This year has quickly gone from a promising year for the events industry into one of the most damaging. Event industry professionals in New York & New Jersey; along with the rest of the world, are left wondering when or if their businesses can survive the COVID-19 pandemic. The most challenging part is the unknown […]