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#WEMAKEVENTS Peaceful Protest: Exhibitions and Conferences

by Olivia Powell

Thousands of eventprofs gathered outside Parliament on Tuesday 29 September, in a silent protest against the lack of support provided by the government to the event industry.

They stood in ordered rows to demonstrate that the events industry can safely bring groups of people together, and wore red to call back to the ‘Red Alert’ protest which took place in August.

The protest was the second under the #WeMakeEvents banner.

At 12:50pm, the protesters turned their backs to Parliament, to symbolise how the government has turned its back on the struggling events industry during the pandemic – 1:47

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