We’re here for you!

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.

Helpful Resources

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 Help

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

SBA Disaster Assistance

IL Small Business Loan Program

Get Training:

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

Chicago Resources

Logistical support for Chicago businesses

Chicago’s Coronavirus Response Center

Chicago Small Businesses Resiliency Fund

Chicago Job Opportunities

Cook County Workforce Partnership

Financial Resources for Small Business in Chicago

Experience Chicago from anywhere

Our dedicated staff is eager to provide you the best service possible.