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Sydney Showground launches COVID support options for events booked before end of 2020

Sydney Showground launches COVID support options for events booked before end of 2020
September 4, 2020

Sydney Showground is launching a range of COVID-19 support options for all events booked before the end of 2021 with the aim of relieving some of the stress and uncertainty that comes with running an event during COVID-19.

Providing further flexibility to event organisers, the company which has a NSW Government COVID safe status is implementing special offers which include financial assistance, no fee event postponement up to three months prior, multiple event agreements and additional social distancing space to encourage event bookings.

Sydney Showground General Manager Peter Thorpe says the business is hoping the new support options will allow clients to book with confidence.

Thorpe notes “the air of uncertainty in the events industry at the moment is crippling to not only venues and organisers but suppliers, caterers, the list goes on.

“Planning events in a COVID-19 world means circumstances can change within weeks if not days, so to combat this lack of security we decided to create new support options which give events the best possible chance to proceed.

“If events are to continue, venues and event organisers need to work together, and while we have a long road ahead of us, we hope this initiative will ease the minds of organisers hesitant to secure space and kick-start smaller events which can operate safely within government regulations and those looking to run in 2021.”

Sydney Showground, located at Sydney Olympic Park, has 22 fully-integrated and flexible indoor and outdoor venues which are perfect for providing extra social distancing space and are adaptable for any event.

For further information on the Sydney Showgrounds new COVID Support package please click here

For moe information on event booking at the Sydney Showgrounds please visit

Image of Dog Lovers Show held at Sydney Showgrounds in 2019

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