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Category: Event Management

Influential Leaders: Liam Boylan

Posted: April 13, 2020-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Event Management, Influential Leaders

Liam BoylanGeneral Manager at Wembley StadiumA highly experienced events and venue manager, Liam is an early bird whose guilty pleasure is Adidas trainers Liam Boylan is the General Manager at Wembley Stadium.  An Irish immigrant, he was born in Dublin and moved to Manchester at the grand old age of three.  He grew up in [...]

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COVID19 Webinar Now Available

Posted: April 8, 2020-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Covid- 19, Event Management

Watch our COVID19 Webinar today Our COVID19 Webinar for the Events Industry, which took place on 3rd April, at 11am GMT is now available to watch. Click on the button to view. COVID19 WEBINAR Don't forget to register for our next webinar coming up: Counter Terrorism. This will take place on 23rd April, at 11am [...]

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BBC London Wireless Festival

Posted: July 15, 2019-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management, Event Management, Event Security

Targeting the wrong source of the problem won't help anyone... Last week we witnessed a media storm when fans at North London's Wireless festival raised concerns about overcrowding and safety after a huge turnout to see rap duo D-Block Europe.  Two fans were even filmed climbing a tree trying to escape the crowds quickly forming [...]

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Crisis Response Journal – Risk Mitigation

Posted: June 29, 2019-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Event Management

A risk mitigation platform in crisis response MOM CEO Professor Chris Kemp has authored an article featured in the Journal of Crisis Response which focuses on the Roskilde Festival and a new risk mitigation platform which has grown organically through years of risk and safety management. Chris, who has worked with Roskilde for over a [...]

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Crowd Safety Scenario Based Learning Activities

Posted: April 8, 2019-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management, Event Management

Tabletop and Scenario-Based Learning Activities for Event Management and Crowd Safety Mind Over Matter (MOM) Consultancy provides world-class simulation, scenarios and dynamic exercises. Find out more about our tabletop and scenario-based learning activities in our latest video. #eventsafety #eventmanagement #venuemanagement #crowdsafety #crowdedspace #tabletopexercises #scenariobasedlearning

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The Butterfly Effect

Posted: January 28, 2019-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Event Management

Clare Young, MOM Office Manager talks about the butterfly effect and why it is relevant to the crowded space industry. You may be wondering why we’re talking about butterflies and how these tiny, elegant and pretty insects could possibly be linked to anything within our industry. Have you ever wondered why you feel good when [...]

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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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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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