PANEL: Dealing with High Risk Shows
With incidents of either gun, knife crime or violence rising in many markets internationally, how can the live events space ensure that the show still goes on? Whether it’s running shows by certain music genres that bring difficult crowds, or large scale events where the sheer numbers involved present unique challenges, what good practice already exists, and what’s in development? As experienced and knowledgeable event operators, how can the business ensure a place and a stage for any type of music, culture or audience, regardless of any increased risks that show might bring? And how can police and licensing authorities help the industry achieve these goals?