SVG COVID-19 Sports Production Operations Guide

Welcome to the SVG COVID-19 Sports Production Operations Guide, v. 2.0.

In early April 2020, SVG held a series of meetings with industry leaders to discuss the return of sports production during the coronavirus pandemic. This guide is a result of those conversations, and was updated in February 2021. It is designed to provide guidance for those who may have questions about how to approach some of the challenges that our industry is facing, given the requirements for safety protocols, social distancing, and more. Please note that this guide is simply a starting point for your own organization’s internal discussions, as we are well aware that the wide range of sport productions cannot be served by one document.

This is version 2.0 of the guide and was published on February 1, 2021.



These documents have been developed by SVG’s Editorial Team based on interviews with leading sports-production professionals and are provided for informational and educational purposes only. They should not be read, used, or interpreted as industry standards or best practices.

SVG does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by interviewees and assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions, or updates or for injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to the use of information contained in this document.

In no event shall SVG, its employees, and its contributors be liable for any loss of profit or any other commercial damage or injury to persons or property caused or alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly by this document or its use.

All decisions regarding the subjects covered within must be made by each operator based on its individual research, resources, and corporate requirements.

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