Preparation is the Key to Risk Management

Smart Meetings

Risk management is a dedicated preparedness rather than simply a mental exercise, according to Lisa Sommer Devlin, the most recent Smart Meetings webinar host. In her talk, “Risk Management 101,” she outlined strategies for dealing with the risks of the industry, as well as how to actively avoid them. Your job, when dealing with risk management, is to protect your organization,” Devlin said. Financial Risks. Legal Risks.

The Importance of Risk Management in Events Planning

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This is why risk management is crucial for event planners. CRAFTING A PLAN Risk planning sessions should always occur in the early stages of planning, with new ideas and insights added as the event draws near. THE RISK FACTORS TO CONSIDER Risk management involves a lot of aspects. Some risk factors include: Partner compensation, ranging from partner organizations to suppliers.

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Risk Management: Addressing Meeting Emergencies When the Industry Resumes

SmartMeetings

How will meeting professionals address risk post-COVID-19? In our latest Smart Meetings #HospitalityStrong webinar, “ Preparing to Address Meeting Risk When the Industry Resumes: A Guide For Meeting Planners and Hotel Sales Professionals ,” Kevin Coffey , senior travel and meeting risk consultant at GoldSpring Consulting, addressed what both meeting planners and hoteliers should be asking when we all begin meeting again. Why should meeting professionals address risk?

The Importance of Risk Management in Events Planning

Eventinterface

This is why risk management is crucial for event planners. CRAFTING A PLAN Risk planning sessions should always occur in the early stages of planning, with new ideas and insights added as the event draws near. THE RISK FACTORS TO CONSIDER Risk management involves a lot of aspects. Some risk factors include: Partner compensation, ranging from partner organizations to suppliers.

Are You Minding These 5 Risk Management Gaps?

MeetingsNet

While a new report finds meeting risk management much improved over the past three years, these areas still need attention. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

Risk Management 101 with Jordan Atherton, 1st Global

Connect Your Meetings

With today’s headlines, risk management is on every event professional’s radar. The best way to take steps toward protecting your attendees in the case of emergency is to have a clear emergency management plan for each event you host. While creating a comprehensive risk management plan takes significant time and effort, there are a handful of steps you can immediately implement into your existing events to help get you started.

The 3 “A”s of Risk Management

MeetingsNet

Today’s planners need to know how to effectively anticipate, assess, and address potential security concerns from hostage situations to natural disasters. read more. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Incentive Meeting Planning Safety & Security

Five Risk Management Tips For Your Holiday Event

Event Leadership Institute

The answer is two words: risk management. Event organizers and hosts are responsible for the safety and well-being of their guests and the risks associated with events, in particular the serving of alcohol can be especially daunting. But in addition to alcohol there are many other potential risks that an event planner needs to plan for and mitigate in order to stay in Santa’s good books. Alcohol Management. Event Management

7 Steps to Creating a Proactive Medical Risk Management Plan

MeetingsNet

Here are the steps he recommends to create a proactive medical risk management plan. Identify all of the health risks that could be associated with your program. Spero says to include the routine medical emergencies that could happen to anyone at any time, such as a cardiac event or a slip and fall, but also think about the risks specific to your event and your host locale. Determine ways to mitigate as many risks as possible.

MeetingsNet Debuts New Conference Dedicated to Risk Management

MeetingsNet

MeetingsNet, the meeting industry’s premier resource for news, business intelligence, ideas and more, today launched Risk360, a new one-day conference focusing on risk management for meetings and events professionals. This one-of-a-kind one-day conference features multi-perspective experts from the legal, law enforcement, and military training fields who will provide a full-spectrum exploration of safety, security, and risk management for meetings and events.

MPI Announces New Courses to Address Security, Risk Management

SmartMeetings

Less than 50 percent of meeting planners have risk management plans in place for their events, said Paul Van Deventer, president and CEO of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), in remarks given at WEC 2017 on Tuesday. To help meeting planners handle risk and other issues that are trending in today’s climate, MPl is adding a slew of educational offerings on a wide variety of topics.

Why Risk Management Is an Essential Part of Planning an Event

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Risk management is an essential aspect of project management and, more specifically, in planning an event. Risk” can be defined as any unwanted event or situation that can lead to the failure of your project or event. There are different types of risks such as social, political, cultural or financial, and they all need to be taken into consideration. Here are some of the risks and reasons why risk management is crucial for each event.

Webinar: Cyber Threat Evolution: Hacking the Hacker’s Mindset

PCMA Convene

Identify the 3-5 greatest risks growing out of our new reality. Digital Events Event Strategy & Design Meeting or Event Design Risk Management Strategic PlanningThe cybercrime landscape has shifted radically. Rapid growth in remote workforces, cloud jacking, smart devices, cyber blackmail and disinformation have altered the way we must defend our data, privacy and profits.

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Webinar: Keeping Everyone Safe When We Return To Face-to-Face

PCMA Convene

Event Strategy & Design COVID-19 Meeting or Event Design Risk Management Strategic PlanningMeetings and events are going to look very different when the industry returns to face-to-face in light of COVID-19.

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7 Tactics Event Planners Can Borrow from Project Managers

Pathable

technology technology tools project management risk management strategic meetings management strategic planning events industryA great event is the result of smart planning and a thoughtful, creative, and organized approach. Let’s face it: event planning is an extremely demanding job that’s not for everyone. It has the potential to incite panic, a nervous breakdown, and unending stress if you approach it from the wrong angle.

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Distance Learning and Online Community in Response to COVID-19

Pathable

While there have been some high-profile cancellations across the industry, for the most part, we're seeing many clients continue to hold their in-person events, issuing prudent precautions and advisories to their attendees to minimize risk. sustainable events technology tools virtual meetings risk management digital transformation events industry digital-firstThe profound impact of COVID-19 coronavirus on the event industry is undeniable.

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Webinar: Security Considerations For Your Next Event

PCMA Convene

Brought to you by: Event Strategy & Design COVID-19 Meeting or Event Design Risk Management Strategic PlanningAttendee safety has always been a top priority for any event organizer, and now the world is on high alert. Security measures have increased in every aspect, so we have brought in the experts. Join us as we move through protocols and procedures to keep everyone, from attendees to VIPs, safe when they step back into face-to-face events.

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events Event Strategy & Design COVID-19 covid-19-latest Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with.

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Protected: What You Need to Know about KRACK to Help Keep Your Attendees’ Data Safe

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: Apps AV + Connectivity Event Design Logistics Risk Management TechnologyThis content is password protected.

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events COVID-19 Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. We have compiled a list of FAQs from this office hour for your reference. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with.

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events COVID-19 Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. We have compiled a list of FAQs from this office hour for your reference. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with.

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20 Global Meeting FAQs

MeetingsNet

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events COVID-19 Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. We have compiled a list of FAQs from this office hour for your reference. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with.

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events COVID-19-latest COVID-19 Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. We have compiled a list of FAQs from this office hour for your reference. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with.

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Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

PCMA Convene

Digital Events COVID-19-latest COVID-19 Risk Management Strategic PlanningIn the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19. ** Disclaimer: The thoughts and views expressed during this session are those of the individuals and do not represent the organizations they are affiliated with. Founding Sponsor of Digital Experience Institute.

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3 Cybersecurity Questions You Need to Answer Now

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Risk ManagementNow that even hacker conventions are being hacked, you need to shore up your cyber defenses to keep your data, and your attendees’ data, safe. read more.

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How to Send Texted Emergency Alerts During Events

PCMA Convene

Meeting or Event Design News Junkie Risk Managementpcma.org. Mass alerts about an emergency situation might actually incite panic at an event. Here’a a more strategic way to send text notifications. pcma ). Read More.

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Facial Recognition Offers Advanced Security for Events Into 2019

PCMA Convene

Once primarily used for security purposes, facial recognition has found its way into events, whether it be in attendee management or facial mapping for behavior. ( News Junkie Risk Management Technologymci-group.com. MCI ). Read More.

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Event Security & Logistics 101: Best Practices for Minimizing Risk

Social Tables

Below, we’ll dive into recommended practices for managing crowd control and keeping the logistics spot on. Either way, you’ll still need an organized plan for checking attendees in and managing crowd control. Step 2: Gauge Attendee Risk. Are there any attendees or guests that may pose a risk? However, you should identify potential risks. Staff needs to be versed in managing large numbers of people and exerting authority when need be.

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Guests Want Smart Technology, But Security Concerns Remain

PCMA Convene

Hotel Management ). Risk Management Technology Industry Trends News Junkiehotelmanagement.net. Two new reports explore the impact of new technology trends, evolving guest preferences, and voice-technology security concerns. Read More.

Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cybersecurity task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

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Planning a Safe Event: Back to Basics

Endless Events

Have a risk management plan in place for each event. It’s time to refresh your practices with regards to risk assessment plans ! Remember that a risk assessment plan has three main parts and serves the purpose of making your event as safe as possible for everyone involved and nearby. To identify those risks, consider the different people involved and their roles in the setup, running and participating in the event. Reduce crowd density for lower risk.

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Convene TV: Cyber Security Measures for Your Meetings

PCMA Convene

Event Design Risk Management TipsThese simple precautionary measures will drastically improve the safety of your attendees’ and your organization’s most-sensitive data. The first step is to secure the registration areas at your venue: – Keep all registration desks staffed and monitored – All devices used to check in attendees should be password-protected and then locked away when not in use.

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What Should Be Haunting You This Halloween

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Risk ManagementGhosts, goblins, haunted conventions—and what you really need to worry about. read more.

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Know Your Meeting’s Soft Cyber Underbelly

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Risk ManagementHow staff, attendees, speakers, and vendors can make an association vulnerable to a cyber attack. read more.

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Marriott Takes Steps to Help Guests Affected by Data Breach

PCMA Convene

News & Trends Trending Now Risk Management Data & AnalyticsThe Marriott International hotel chain says it is taking steps to help the up to 500 million guests whose personal information may have been compromised when the chain’s Starwood reservation system was hacked. For 327 million guests, Marriott said in a statement on Friday, the exposed information includes their name, phone number, email address, passport number, date of birth, and arrival and departure information.

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Are You Prepared for a Cyber Security Breach at Your Next Event?

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Risk Management Corporate MeetingsTake this survey to help the CIC’s new APEX cyber security task force develop ways to help combat this growing threat to the events industry. read more.

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Conference Associations Aim for National Guidelines for Conference Security

MeetingsNet

Here's what the newly formed Industry Security Council wants to do to safeguard meetings and conventions from terrorism and other risks. Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetingsread more.

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Convene Survey: Sexual Harassment in the Meetings Industry

PCMA Convene

Ethics Risk ManagementConvene invites readers to participate in our survey about harassment in the meetings and events industry. The results of the survey will be used in an upcoming story in Convene ‘s January issue. We respect the privacy of our audience and all answers will be anonymized. . Take the survey here.

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Help Build a Strong Defense Against Cyber Threats

PCMA Convene

You’ll add “critical input to our efforts to equip our industry to more clearly understand the issue so that we are better prepared when the bad guys strike,” says Michael Owen, managing partner for EventGenuity LLC, who is co-chairing the workgroup with Matt Harvey, vice president, client network services at PSAV. AV + Connectivity Event Design Risk Management ToolsCybersecurity and event security threats are on everyone’s mind lately.

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