This article from Forbes is written by Brian Penick.
Like much of the world, the US has crossed the six-month mark since the pandemic forced most in-person gatherings to halt, which was primarily signified by South By Southwest’s cancellation, one of the most well attended entertainment-based events globally. Predictions are now spanning well into 2021 and beyond to return to a “normal” state of events. The entire industry has been impacted, from musicians not able to perform and live crew out of jobs to countless industry professionals furloughed from music companies. With so many severely lacking in revenue or employment altogether, the career development ecosystem has not evolved since the start of the pandemic and is still largely unused by many in the entertainment industry, creating a real problem for those in need of resources and opportunities.
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