A gaggle of occasion business professionals will full a 1,500km cycle tour of England after they arrive in London this weekend for the ultimate leg of the two-week fundraising endeavour.
Dubbed the Survival Tour, contributors embody Loudsound’s Steve Reynolds and Mike Trasmundi, together with Mark Ward, Harry Ford and Tyler Cole-Houses of Correct Productions.
The eventprofs have been biking between 80km-135km per days since 3 October, stopping at closed venues alongside the best way to boost consciousness of the plight of the shuttered amenities and 600,000-plus out of labor occasion professionals all through the nation.
The tour is elevating funds, as a part of the #WeMakeEvents marketing campaign, for the Backup charity, which offers assist to workers, freelancers and their households struggling within the leisure sector.
This weekend (17-18 October) will see them cease outdoors main venues within the capital together with O2 Academy Brixton, The O2, Alexandra Palace, Roundhouse, The SSE Area Wembley, The Tabernacle, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Eventim Apollo and the Royal Albert Corridor.
Stated Reynolds, “Our journey has allowed us to journey via greater than 100 venues and competition websites in 13 days. With three days nonetheless to go, we all know that there’s nonetheless a lot to do to get our message on the market. We’ve met many individuals who’ve persistently informed us in regards to the dire straits that they and their colleagues are in.
“Most of our pals and colleagues work on this business, we all know their households and they’re struggling. In truth, it’s like an enormous prolonged household, and we couldn’t stand by and let it simply disappear with out making an attempt to assist, elevate consciousness for the plight and fundraise on the identical time.”
Donations will be made right here.
To hitch within the remaining stage of the experience, in London, register right here.