Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. Creating and managing the environment in which these people will gather carries with it awesome responsibilities — legal, ethical, and financial. To provide a safe and secure setting and to operate in a manner that ensures the hosting organizations or individuals achieve their objectives in a proper and profitable way, event risk management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management process.

Risk Management for Meetings and Events examines the practices, procedures, and safeguards associated with the identification, analysis, response planning, and control of the risks surrounding events of all types. Written by an experienced author it:

* Provides a solid, easy-to-read conceptual foundation based on proven risk management techniques
* Includes ready-to-use templates designed specifically as learning exercises for students and professionals
* Comprehensively discusses effective strategies for managing the risks associated with design, planning and production of public and private events

Risk Management for Meetings and Events is a comprehensive and practical guide which supports academic and professional development programs that prepare individuals for entering or advancement in the meeting and event management industry.

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Part One: Understanding risk management

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Part Two: The scope of risk management

chapter 3|25 pages

Legal and ethical compliance

chapter 4|23 pages

Health and safety

chapter 5|24 pages

Loss prevention and security

chapter 6|27 pages

Emergency preparedness

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Part Three: Organizational safeguards

chapter 7|27 pages

Administrative safeguards

chapter 8|28 pages


chapter 9|24 pages

Marketing issues

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Part Four: Operational safeguards

chapter 10|25 pages

Program design

chapter 11|24 pages

Site management

chapter 12|23 pages

Attendee management