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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Influential Leaders: David D’Souza

Posted: October 30, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

DAVID D'SOUZADavid balances his career in heady HR heights with being a key influencer on social media. A hugely humble man whose downtime involves giant hot dogs. David is Head of Engagement for the CIPD's extensive branch community which runs over 1000 events a year for HR professionals and also the regional Head for London. [...]

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E3S: Live Events Industry Unites to Move Forward

Posted: October 26, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conference

Professor Chris Kemp, CEO of Mind Over Matter calls for a universal set of security standards across the world’s major events venues, at E3S. Read more here: ES3: Live Events Industry Unites to Move Forward

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Influential Leaders: Alex Pratt

Posted: October 24, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

ALEX PRATTWith a family background in mining, Alex has been driven to succeed and has time for people who take risks due to strength of conviction, citing Mo Farah as an influencer, and Shepherd’s Pie as a self-indulgence. Alex describes himself as a normal guy from a Services family with a mining background, who made [...]

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MOM and iSSUE Launch Partnership Programmes

Posted: October 24, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Courses

Crowd Management Partnership Launch Today saw the launch of the MOM/iSSUE partnership in Geneva, Switzerland with a full complement taking the “Certificate in Event Safety and Crowd Management programme” and a packed conference in the evening showing how eagerly awaited the safety and crowd management courses are in the country. The Safety, Security & Crowd [...]

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Event Safety and Security Summit 2017

Posted: October 24, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conference

A Whole New Security Reality Mind Over Matter CEO, Professor Chris Kemp, spoke to Gideon at Pollstar about the first Event Safety and Security Summit held at the Intercontinental Hotel in October. Read full article below. Pollstar - A Whole New Security Reality

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European Festival Conference 2017

Posted: October 24, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conference

The 2nd European Festival Conference 22nd - 25th November 2017 Farris Bad, Larvik (Norway)“The Future Of Festivals” The European Festival Conference returns, November 22-25, for the second edition of inspiring keynotes, insightful discussions, and hands-on workshops, put on by some of the best minds in live entertainment and set in an exceptional venue. Mind over Matter CEO Professor [...]

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Same Sex Dancing

Posted: October 17, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Dance

Same Sex Dancing: If you want to soak up a brilliant atmosphere have a great time and see people really enjoying themselves, this is the place to be. I thought that I had seen it all. I thought that there was nothing left to surprise me. But I was wrong. I took my wife to [...]

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Influential Leaders: Sabine Funk

Posted: October 16, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

SABINE FUNKSabine is a leader in crowd management but when not doing her day job, she finds time to run an animal sanctuary. Sabine Funk is managing director of IBIT (International training centre for Crowd and Safety Management) and head of the education and research departments in Bonn, Germany. She has studied Crowd and Safety [...]

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Influential Leaders: Christof Huber

Posted: October 3, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

Christof HuberChristof’s life is all about music as he directs and books festivals – while he’s away though he loves a unique hotel and bottle of red. Christof Huber is festival director and booker of the OpenAir St.Gallen (since 1993), one of the most important music festivals in Switzerland. He also books the SummerDays Festival, [...]

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Safe Events

Posted: October 3, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management

Keeping Audiences Safer! Delivering safe events has always been a difficult balancing act owing to the need to equalise the total experience expected by the customer with the safety and resilience of the event, writes Prof Chris Kemp, pictured, CEO of Mind Over Matter Consultancy. Thus, event producers and managers are walking a tightrope between reduced [...]

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