Coalition brings together live events industry leaders to urge local, state, and federal legislators to consider measures for support and recovery.

May 18th – AVT Productions announced their support as a founding partner for Go LIVE Together, a coalition of 80 founding partners—representing over 4,000 companies with U.S. operations—who have joined forces to support legislative actions that will aid the industry’s recovery from COVID-19.

While our immediate concern is to mitigate the spread and impact of COVID-19 by offering our industry’s considerable expertise to aid the recovery, we also have to prepare for the future.  

Events serve as a massive incubator for innovation and economic growth.  Advocating for recovery funding will be essential – not only to the events industry – but to the healing and recovery efforts of the global economy, because: 

  • Live events contribute nearly $1 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, with events touching every major sector that makes up the U.S. GDP.
  • In 2019, the events industry employed 3 million workers directly, with a total impact of close to 7 million jobs.
  • The live events industry employs millions of union workers, general laborers, strategists, marketers, concession stand workers, entertainers, riggers, project managers, and more. 
  • Over 80 percent of the companies that serve the live events industry are small, with many being women and minority-owned businesses.

Please join our efforts in advocating for what we all already know to be true — nothing in the world will ever replace the power and the need for live events.

Let’s Go LIVE Together! #GoLiveTogether 

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About Go LIVE Together

Go LIVE Together, in partnership with Freeman, the global live events company, comprises a coalition of 80 founding partners representing over 4,000 companies with operations in the U.S. and 112 other countries. The coalition has assembled to ensure that, when the health crisis is over, the voices and concerns of the live events industry are addressed in local, state, and federal recovery funding related to COVID-19. The live events industry is a diverse, valuable, and vibrant ecosystem that contributes nearly $1 trillion to the U.S. economy and employs millions of workers. Visit to learn more and support this initiative. Engage with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn using #GoLiveTogether.

About AVT Productions

AVT Productions has been successfully operating in the heart of Silicon Valley for more than 32 years. As a corporate stage design and technical production company, we make it our goal to ensure our clients have the best event experience possible. From concept to design execution, you can count on us to deliver engaging event solutions, year after year.

Media Contact:

Melonie Drotts

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