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With many live markets on the verge of reopening, the precautions put in place will vary enormously. From voluntary-risk-assessed mitigations to those required by guidance, what are the latest measures that will restart live music?

Our invited line-up of production specialists and industry pros presented a rundown of the top mitigation measures, the latest in testing and certification, and draws from up-to-the-minute guidance from multiple international markets.

Chair Jessica Koravos (The Really Useful Group/Oak View Group (UK)) was joined by Jim Digby (Event Safety Alliance (US)), Julian Bentley (J-EMSS Limited (UK)), Lisa Ryan (EFM Global Logistics (UK)) and Stephanie Bax (CAA Icon (UK)).




21/10/21: Leaders from across the global live music industry examine how these crucial venues can come back better.
22/7/21: HR experts discuss the various challenges they face as key markets reopen for business, as well as the opportunities to ‘build back better’
17/6/21: When policies do return, what are the likely rates and terms that companies can expect?
17/6/21: When it comes to lobbying and campaigning, what can less engaged markets learn from their neighbours?
13/5/21: Could passports and COVID status certificates be the key to quickly and safely reopening venues and festivals?
13/5/21: Professionals behind three key pilot shows presented the lessons learned from the pioneering events
13/5/21: Marsha Vlasic, Melvin Benn and John Sharkey discussed where they are on the pathway to industry recovery.


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