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Category: Crowd Management

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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European Health, Safety and Crowd Management Seminar 2017

Posted: September 25, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management, Seminars

The Changing Face of European Festivals The 24th European Health, Safety and Crowd Management Seminar took place on the 20th/21st September 2017 in Hamburg at the Reeperbahn Festival. Here is a round up of how this fascinating two day event went and what we learnt. After taking the East Hotel by storm the group settled [...]

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Event Safety Revisited: Crowd Management after Manchester

Posted: August 17, 2017-Likes: 1-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management

Reeperbahn Festival Conference Mag approached Professor Chris Kemp, CEO for MOM Consultancy Ltd shortly after the terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on May 22, to talk about new security levels at live events. Recent attacks on events mean event promoters are facing new challenges to revamp their safety concepts and strategies [...]

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Why are we so terrible at briefing teams for events?

Posted: July 21, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Consultancy, Crowd Management, Festivals

Why are we so terrible at briefing teams at events; Simple we do it for them and not for us. The seven things to remember: Having spoken to all levels of management about briefing delivery it is clear that many thoughts and ideas are apparent across the team. However, no two are really the same. […]

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Event Managing Unique Festival Celebrates Best of City and Country

Posted: July 17, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Consultancy, Crowd Management, Festivals

Mind over Matter CEO, Chris Kemp carried out a project looking at the ingress and egress flow at the Lambeth Country Show this weekend. The event focusing on possible pinch points and also reviewing crowd density at various areas around the site to offer some recommendations to the event management team. It is a brilliant yearly multi-cultural […]

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Expert View: Ensuring operational. tactical and strategic competence in crowded rail environments

Posted: March 17, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management

Professor Chris Kemp, CEO, Mind Over Matter and Debbie Wright, Operations Director, SES Group talk about how it is not so much about managing the crowd but managing the space that the crowd will arrive at, ingress into, circulate around, egress out and depart. Read Full Article Here

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