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| ESTA News: April 2020 |
Covid-19 Federal Aid Package for the LiveEvents Industry is gaining momentum. It deals with issues from health insurance to business stabilization. This is a petition for us to support. Tell Congress to include displaced entertainment workers in relief package –“Entertainment workers shouldn’t be collateral damage in the fight against COVID-19.” Speak up for them.
ESTA Becomes a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador
ESTA has been accepted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. Read more...
ETCP COVID-19 Procedures and Extensions
The ETCP Program with the direction of the ETCP Council has implemented the following changes to deal with the effect of COVID-19. Read more...
Four ESTA Standards Published, Two New Projects
Four standards have been approved and published in the last few weeks, and two new projects have been filed with ANSI. The recently published standards are. Read more...
PERG Task Group to Address Safe Return to Work
Professional camera and lighting rental companies have come together to collaborate in creating guidance documents for safely resuming rentals to the film/television/commercial production community in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...
Protocol Summer 2020 Highlights
Protocol is ESTA’s highly-respected business and technical journal that mails to 6,500+ readers four times a year, including all of ESTA’s members in North America, Europe, and Asia. Read more...
Behind the Scenes Launches New Peer-to-Peer Chat App “Be Scene – Be Heard” as Part of Its Mental Health Initiative
The Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative announces the launch of Be Scene – Be Heard, a 24/7/365 anonymous, peer-to-peer chat app for those who work behind the scenes. Read more...
A Note from ESTA
At ESTA, all staff members are working from home for the time being. Here is a link to a list of extensions and direct phone numbers. We will continue to offer the same services you have come to expect from your Association. This is going to challenge all of us and our industry is particularly vulnerable both financially and physically. Please take all necessary precautions during this crisis to stay healthy.
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