With soft targets becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks it is extremely important for event planners to heighten their vigilance.
If you’re like most planners, this isn’t only a scary topic but a necessary discussion that takes us into unknown territory.
In a PYM Google+ Hangout on Air just a week after the Boston Marathon bombing, our panel of meeting and event planners shared real-life case studies and discussed how to work with vendors and clients to develop plans, communication strategies and security measures planners should consider.
Here are five reasons why you should think things through in business and in life.
Do you have a risk-management plan? The Gaylord Opryland Hotel does, and it made an amazing difference when a mechanical explosion closed all 3,000 rooms.
So you’ve done your homework, researched the market, cut a great deal and are so proud of yourself. Then, six, eight or 18 months later, your conference or event starts to fall apart because of market uncertainty, losses in sponsorship or, in the case of a first time event, your marketing machine is too slow […]