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COVID-19 Resources

We want to offer some positivity in these uncertain times as well as resources that are available in our industry right now. Check out the list below and be sure to reach out if we can serve you in any way.


We’re so proud to be a part of Go LIVE Together, an online resource and rallying point for a group of associations, companies, and professionals in the events industry. Join us by going here!


Resources that might be helpful:

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 you can 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.

For 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

Help for Small Businesses:

SBA Disaster Assistance

IL Small Business Loan Program

Free trainings being offered:

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-based info and help:

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


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