From active shooters, cyber theft and domestic and international terrorism to natural disasters, recent headlines have brought home the need to vastly improve security precautions and procedures in meetings and conventions. If your organization hasn’t started the process of developing a risk assessment and procedures plan, the time to begin is now. 

Joseph Pred is an emergency and risk manager who has been working with festivals and events since 1993. He founded his emergency response and risk management consulting company (Mutual Aid Response Services) in 2000.


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