On this episode of The BOB Happy Hour, Steve Richards, a long time technical director for live music and corporate events, stops by to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the live events business.
|In this episode you’ll learn:
- The costs of the corona virus on the events industry.
- The future of the events industry, including virtual events with new VR technology.
- When the economy opens up, how will the industry manage audience limits, possible event saturation and market pricing.
- As the original gig economy, how far reaching the impact is of the events industry shut down.
What we’re drinking:
Standard Brewing – Seattle, WA
Got Damn IPA, 6.2% ABV
“NE IPA dry hopped with heaps of Motueka and Citra with a bright aroma of lemon limey citrus and a creamy body.”
Caldera Brewing – Ashland, OR
Toasted Coconut Chocolate Porter, 6.2% ABV, 24 IBU
“Caldera’s Toasted Coconut Chocolate Porter is a Robust Porter incorporating in house toasted coconut chips and natural liquid chocolate. Super smooth and flavorful, this dark porter is a dessert in a glass.”
Ghost Runners Brewery – Vancouver, WA
Running Up Pils, Pilsner, 5% ABV, 28 IBU
“Inspired by tradition, this German-style Pilsner is crafted with a mult-step infusion mash with old world pilsen malt. We then lager ferment over three different temperatures until the flavor profile is just right. This light German Lager is packed full of flavor and is perfect accompaniment to the spring and summer. Cheers, and happy lawn mowing!”