Meeting professionals should recognize that guns at meetings are not a problem for everyone.
There are certainly occasions when armed event security is necessary—and when such security is a hindrance.
Legally, the question of a planner’s liability really comes down to identifying the organizer’s “duty of care” regarding firearms at the event.
You’re responsible for the safety of meeting and event attendees. So what are you doing about guns on site?
Essential firearms terminology for planners
The last 2016 issue of Plan Your Meetings is now online and, for the first time ever, includes the complete Meetings Outlook report of MPI’s quarterly survey.