Events Industry Fears Collapse Without Government Assistance

Event planners rally
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By WCBS Newsradio 880

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — From the Javits Center to hotel ballrooms, venues big and small remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, putting the special events industry on hold indefinitely.

On Friday, small business owners and event workers rallied in Times Square, saying they cannot survive without more unemployment benefits and loans from Washington.