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Monthly Archives: October 2018

E3S: Meet the Delegates

Posted: October 26, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conference, E3S, Event Security

E3S: Meet the Delegates Some of the latest delegates to pick up passes for E3S 2018 include: Christian Presterud & Henning Jølnæs (Live Nation) José Faísca (Altice Arena) Amy Wicks (Derby Arena) Brian Hughes (Odyssey Trust) Claire Cosgrave (SSE Arena Belfast) Jens Krueger & Martin Hoube  (Special Security Services GmbH) Rainer Schüler (Venue Planner GmbH) [...]

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E3S: Presentation Preview

Posted: October 24, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conference, E3S

E3S: Presentation Preview Just when you thought the E3S agenda couldn't get any more relevant for the live event industry, here's your weekly update with three more sessions to catch on 30 October... Crowd & Crisis Communication: The rise of a new concept While many rigid communication concepts have reached their limits, a new approach [...]

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Venues Now: Security’s Magic Formula

Posted: October 19, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: E3S, Event Management, Event Security

Venues Now: Security's Magic Formula - Teamwork Venues Now speak to Greg Parmley, Carl Dakin, and Professor Chris Kemp as they look at the state of event safety ahead of this month’s E3S in London. Read the full article here

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Carl Dakin Q and A: ‘Extremists Do Not Discriminate’

Posted: October 19, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Event Management, Event Security

Pollstar speaks with Carl Dakin, the founder of Dakin Consulting, a company providing security, business continuity, and emergency management services out of London, about safety and security at live events. Dakin looks back on a 25-year career in the British Army (22 Special Air Service Regiment and Parachute Regiment) after which entering the security industry seemed a [...]

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Edinburgh Napier University Annual Professorial Lecture – Live Stream

Posted: October 5, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Lectures

Chris Kemp, Professor of Public PolicyTuesday 9th October 2018 - 7-8.30pm EventScotland in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University presents the Professorial Lecture by Chris Kemp, Professor of Public Policy. Professor Kemp is CEO of Mind Over Matter Consultancy Ltd. He has a wealth of experience and proven record of accomplishment in the fields of event safety, [...]

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50 Shades of Brexit

Posted: October 4, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Brexit

50 Shades of Brexit: The common persons guide to pulling the wool As Uncle Jezza swaggers and believes that he is once again in the driving seat, a wry smile is cast across my face and I puzzle on where I have seen this before. Of course at the general election and yes at many [...]

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RiskXtra Interview: Professor Chris Kemp

Posted: October 1, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: E3S

With the second edition of the Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) now fast approaching, Official Media Partner RiskXtra interviewed our very own Professor Chris Kemp, who’s involved in programming for the day, to gain a flavour of what’s in store for delegates travelling to the Congress Centre in London’s Great Russell Street. Click below to [...]

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Are Councils really using park events just for commercial gain?

Posted: October 1, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Event Management, Festivals

Are Councils really using park events just for commercial gain: Or is it just another Government failure? I read the Guardian article recently about the use of parks for events with some trepidation, only find that it was a fairly balanced review of both sides of the argument. Having worked on projects with a number [...]

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