Here is some helpful information and resources that are available in the event industry right now. Browse the list below and remember, we’re always ready to serve you.
Webinar you should check out: Responding to COVID-19 in the Live Events Industry
On-demand discussion you should see: Pivot to Virtual – a Two-Hour Special Online Event
Government response to Coronavirus
Tips and tricks to avoid Coronavirus scams and
Top tips to keep your house Coronavirus free.
Ways to Help
How you can volunteer in IL
Want to donate food? See local food banks.
Find a center to donate blood.
Register to volunteer through IATSE C.A.R.E.S.
Donate to the Chicago COVID-19 Response Fund
Ways to Get Help
Need food? See local food banks.
Get help through IATSE C.A.R.E.S.
Unemployment Office links for every state
Facts on who qualifies for CARES Act aid
Infographic on Government support for creative professionals impacted by COVID-19
Small Business Help
Resources for Freelance Artists: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/
Free Spotlight Essentials Seminars from Vectorworks (Use the code TRAINMENOW for a 100% discount.)
Free online classes from ET Connect: https://www.etcconnect.com/
Strand console online training (Send an online request for online training)
Weekly training sessions from Obsidian Control Systems
Find even more free trainings and resources here: https://www.livedesignonline.com/training/covid-19-entertainment-industry-reacts-training-options
Logistical support for Chicago businesses
Chicago’s Coronavirus Response Center
Chicago Small Businesses Resiliency Fund
Financial Resources for Small Business in Chicago
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