Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Meetings & Events

You should have a continuity plan for all your events, large or small, in order to be ready to respond to the unexpected. Even if you've had 50 events with no issues, don’t assume you never will have a disruption or disaster that you need to deal with. And never assume your venue has a plan... make sure you see it and know what it covers. This week’s articles contain good information for you to consider when making or updating your plan.

Sometimes even the most thoroughly planned events have unexpected incidents that are beyond anyone’s control. (Item #1)   There are numerous examples of accidents/incidents occurring within the events industry on a daily basis; risk management planning can’t be left to chance. (Item #2)   A mathematical equation helps determine event risk. (Item #3)

Here’s a checklist detailing safety, contingency and disaster preparedness for the meetings, events, conferences and conventions. (Item #4)   Preparing to send employees to far off and unfamiliar lands for a meeting or event? (Item #5)   With a little due diligence, you can avoid problems with the fire marshal. (Item #6)

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