Do you outsource event security for your property?
If not, have you considered doing it this year?
It might be a good time to consider doing so, especially with the increased number of global terrorist threats.
Running your operation, and then having to worry about developing an effective security operation, only leads to stress.
Not to mention, it can open the door to errors and incidents slipping through the cracks.
Does that sound like ‘peace of mind’ to you?
Taking on more stress is unnecessary when there are several professional security companies available for outsourcing.
Many of them offer a great service and have the experience to back it up.
Paul Steinbach’s recent Athletic Business article Outsourcing Event Security Brings Challenges, Advantages talks about this trend. In this article, Lou Marciani, director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), states at least 65 percent of NCAA schools contract their gameday security, and Lou expects the outsourcing trend to continue. “It's moving in that direction," says Marciani.
This data shows many properties are seeing the value of hiring a professional in the field of event security.
OK, you may decide to follow trend and look to outsource your event security operation.
The next step is to define your selection criteria, right?
You want a professional company keeping your guests and ancillary staff safe. You want a trusted member of the industry running your event security.
That’s fair and most important, it should be a nonnegotiable.