March 11th, 2020
Bill Lalor was recently quoted in Marc Hogan’s Pitchfork article “What Happens When a Music Festival Is Canceled Due to Coronavirus?” In the article, Bill explains that event organizers should already be working on ways to mitigate risk and business disruption in the face of coronavirus. However, Bill also recalls when the New York City Marathon was canceled in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy hit.
“It was a gut punch for everybody involved, and no doubt there were financial ramifications for a lot of people,” said Bill. “But the marathon goes on, and life goes on. We don’t want to view these things as existential threats.”
To read the full article, click here.