Raising awareness

We're getting out there to shine the light on our industry. See what we've been up to!

Latest newsletter is out!
November 13, 2020

Read up on the latest live event to take place in our market and other updates on coalition efforts and benefits.

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Our newsletter is published!
October 27, 2020

Check out the latest news on our efforts and industry updates.

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Our story in the local news!
October 23, 2020

Check out this story that covers the Together Again cancellation and shines a light on our ongoing situation.

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Texas continues to reopen!
October 9, 2020

A new executive order has been issued by Governor Greg Abbott.

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Our newsletter takes on a fresh name. Welcome to the TXLEC Tribune
October 9, 2020

This bi-weekly publication will feature a letter from our chair, updates from our board, activation kits, news and other happenings for our coalition. Please check it out! 

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Together Again Expo has been Postponed
October 6, 2020
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The Clock is Ticking for Thousands of US Live Events Small Businesses
September 29, 2020

Survey results are in!  The Live Events Coalition surveyed businesses across the country and results show the situation is much worse than anticipated.

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Friday Morning Coffee
September 25, 2020

We have exciting news to share!  Follow link for a recording of our latest chat.

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Governor Abbott announces expanded openings
September 17, 2020

Restaurants can now operate at 75% capacity. Follow link for the full executive order.

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Friday Morning Coffee
September 11, 2020

We have exciting news to share! Click on "Read Full Story" button below and use passcode ?NQM0+m. for a recording of our latest call.

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Saving the Live Events Industry
September 9, 2020

Tacy Infante who is our Membership Chair for Austin was a guest on R.A.C. Events & Design Podcast

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Together Again Expo coming to Dallas
September 8, 2020

Together Again Expo joins Texas Live Events Coalition to launch hometown series in Dallas

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Friday Morning Coffee
September 4, 2020

Listen to a recording of our chat for the latest updates in Texas.

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Smart meetings covers Red Alert campaign
September 3, 2020

Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center participated along with more than 1,500 other venues and businesses to display the Red Alert logo

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#RedAlertRESTART
September 1, 2020

Cities across the world lit up in red to support the live events industry.

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Empty Event Activation in Austin
August 27, 2020

The Texas Live Events Coalition is one of several cities hosting “Empty Event”installations in an effort to gain attention for live event industry professionals. Check out this drone video of the setup

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Friday Morning Coffee Update
August 21, 2020

Listen to updates shared at this morning's call

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Biz Bash Covers Empty Events Around the Country
August 19, 2020

Check out coverage this article that highlights the eye-catching attendee-less activations, which continued last week in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Denver.

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Message from the National LEC President
August 19, 2020

The Live Events Coalition has been working non-stop to spread the word, raise awareness and share the stories of our now halted industry.This newsletter is to both inform you of what the LEC is doing to advocate and inspire you to personally take action.

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The Dallas Morning News Interviews our chair Laurie Sprouse
August 16, 2020

Many experts fear the number of closures for small businesses will soar. That’s because the pandemic continues to spread, and federal relief for small business has been winding down while Congress debates next steps. Laurie Sprouse shares her own experience.

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Friday Morning Coffee Update
August 14, 2020

Catch up on our latest update! 

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California Live Events Coalition's One Voice Activation
August 13, 2020

The Live Events Coalition in conjunction with the California Events Coalition held an impactful action day and video-documented activation titled ONE VOICE at Xbox Plaza at L.A. LIVE.

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Friday Morning Coffee Update
August 7, 2020

Our first call with peers from across our industry. Laurie Sprouse our chair shared the latest news on the national and state levels and how you can help support our industry! Password for access: Kz&%K3w1

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48 Empty Tables on the National Mall
August 5, 2020

Set to represent how the pandemic has clobbered the live events business.

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The Empty Event
July 31, 2020

The NY/NJ Live Events Coalition took over Times Square to call for federal aid and raise awareness about the impact of COVID-19 on meeting professionals.

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Rallying in front of Senator Rubio's Office
July 30, 2020

At least 200 cars full of people who work in the live events industry are doing a drive-by rally in front of Senator Marco Rubio's Miami office this afternoon demanding more help from the government.

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Artless Event Installation
July 30, 2020

The Texas Live Events Coalition produced an unattended event on the Omni Dallas lawn to show what is missing and bring attention to our industry.

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The RESTART ACT to bring more relief.
July 17, 2020

We’ve seen some real momentum continue to build in the past week and there are now 20 Senators who have agreed to cosponsor this bill.

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