Global venue company Oak View Group has announced a task force to help establish safety protocols to reopen live entertainment facilities after worldwide closures due to COIVD-19. The task force will be made up of industry professionals from facility operations, including sanitization technology and equipment, research and development, design, food and beverage, capital expenditure management, content and more.
OVG’s task force will provide development and operation protocols, guidance, and ongoing auditing of all COVID-19 and other infectious disease mitigation.
“Our team will be influential in implementing the new standards that will be adopted across the entire live entertainment industry,” said OVG CEO Tim Leiweke in a release. “The health and safety of fans, artists, and touring staff, during and after this evolving global pandemic, remains our top priority. By aligning ourselves with global companies, all which I consider the best in their respective fields, we are developing and executing the necessary standards to protect anyone who may enter live entertainment venues.”