Links & Resources

Below are some links to online resources that may be of assistance at this time:

Event Protocol Resources

Canada:    Risk-informed decision-making for mass gatherings during COVID-19 pandemic

CDC:    Interim Guidance for Event Planners

Event Safety Alliance:    Reopening Guide

Steelcase:    The Post-COVID Workplace

United Kingdom:    COVID-19 guidance for mass gatherings

WHO:    COVID-19 and food safety: Guidance for food businesses

WHO:    Operational considerations for COVID-19 management in the accommodation sector

WHO:    Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

WHO:    Technical Guidance on Points of Entry and Mass Gatherings

WHO:    Key planning recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak


Industry – General Information

Events Industry Council General Information – Selection of resources

International Live Events AssociationGeneral Information & Resources

International Festival and Events Association General Coronavirus Related Information


Irish State – Official Information

Health Service Executive

Revenue Commissioners

Irish Government

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Department of Foreign Affairs


International – Guidance & General Information

  • Recovery Plans & General Guidance


Funding / Grants – Announcements

Arts Council

Creative EuropeConsequences for Creative Europe programme and related activities

Culture IrelandHonouring grants awarded for events impacted by COVID – 19


Podcasts / Webinars

International Live Events Association

Covid-19 Webinar Series 


International Festivals and Events Association(USA)

IFEA Coronavirus Covid-19 Online Webinar Forum The IFEA host a weekly COVID-19 Webinar,” featuring an open and first-hand discussion by and between some of the top professionals in our industry today. Taking place every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. MDT,  listen-in on these valuable discussions that are sure to provide a combination of empathy and understanding; awareness of potential action steps that your organization may want to take or consider; and new insights into any officially provided direction /programs by US government and health officials.

Event Safety Alliance (USA)

Podcast Featuring Steven Adelman (Adelman Law Group/Event Safety Alliance), Scott Carroll (Take1 Insurance), Jim Digby (Event Safety Alliance), and Janet Sellery (Sellery Health & Safety/ESA Canada) this podcast looks at the initial impact of the Coronavirus in the USA and Canada.

The Event Professionals Networking (EPN)

Webinar A great webinar on the challenges the events industry are currently facing due to the hashtag#coronavirus brought to you by The Event Professionals Networking (EPN)

The Journal of Music

Podcast With so many music and arts events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, how will the music world adjust, and has the health crisis now changed the live music scene for good? Editor Toner Quinn speaks to four people in music whose work has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and we ask, with so many concerts and festivals cancelled, what now for music and the arts? The contributors are fiddle-player, composer and Frames band member Colm Mac Con Iomaire; Angela Dorgan, CEO of First Music Contact and Ireland Music Week; Gerry Keenan, CEO of the Irish Chamber Orchestra; and Crash Ensemble clarinettist Deirdre O’Leary.


Academic Articles


Other Useful Links

Chambers Ireland Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information for Business

BizBashInteresting Articles

Association Chat – Clear, Concise, and Consistent Crisis Communications for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Marketing Consultants.comPractical Business Ideas During Market Uncertainty

The Marketing InstituteCOVID-19 Advice for Marketers
The Marketing InstituteCOVID-19 Guidance for Businesses

Meetings Today 10 Coronavirus Crisis Communication Tips

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