Events Transition Support Payment scheme extended and expanded
Published: 12 February 2022
The Events Transition Support Payment scheme (ETSP), introduced in November 2021 to give event organisers financial certainty to host large scale events over summer, will be extended from 4 April 2022 to 31 January 2023 and expanded to include business events.
Expanding the scheme will provide support and confidence to the events sector throughout 2022 in response to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
From 4 April eligible business events with at least 200 attendees will be included in the scheme, and touring events with a combined total of over 5,000 attendees will also be included.
A new payment trigger will also be introduced, allowing events to cancel or postpone if the lead artist is required to self-isolate by the Ministry of Health.
For more details visit our Events Transition Support Payment scheme (ETSP) page.
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