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Advanced Education Workshop

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RISK MANAGEMENT FOR FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Sunday, September 30th, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Presented by: Peter Ashwin, Principal, Event Risk Management Solutions
Boise, Idaho, U.S.A. and Gold Coast, Australia

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YESTERDAY’S INCIDENT IS TOMORROW’S RISK™

As professionals in the festivals and events industry, we find ourselves operating in an uncertain world with evolving risks from homegrown violent extremism, cybersecurity threats, severe weather events, and competing programs within a saturated market. Today, more than ever, it is essential that cities and local organizing committees adopt a proactive approach to managing risk, so they are better prepared to manage and recover from adverse events, both financially and reputationally.

WHY ATTEND

This one-day workshop presented by Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS) will provide you with a working knowledge of international and industry best practices for enterprise risk management, combined with practical tools & techniques to develop and implement an industry focused enterprise risk management program.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Event planners and managers from local organizing committees, municipality and city special events staff, city Police Departments and private security companies responsible for special event security.

This workshop is also relevant for senior leaders looking for insight into enterprise risk management and organization resilience.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

This hands-on workshop promotes an interactive experience for sharing industry experiences and perspectives between attendees and the workshop facilitator.
  • International & industry best practices for enterprise risk management
  • How to identify, assess, prioritize & mitigate risks to festivals & events
  • Champions of Risk - tools & techniques for developing, implementing & leading a risk management program
  • Secure by Design - principles for enhancing security for events & festivals
  • The nexus between risk management & operational readiness – a risk based approach for preparing your team to manage adverse events.
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WHAT YOU WILL TAKEAWAY

A working knowledge of the fundamentals & principles of risk management, templates to prepare a Special Event Risk Management Plan (SERMP) & Operational Risk Register, and the ERMS risk library, categorizing 90 + industry risks.

BONUS

Includes 12-week post workshop bi-weekly follow-up to support your risk management journey.
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HOW TO REGISTER

Registration is separate from the IFEA convention and limited to 40 attendees. Price just reduced!
  • $325 Now $295 for IFEA Members
  • $395 Now $345 for Non-Members
Registration includes all workshop materials, templates & lunch

For more program information contact Peter Ashwin at peter.ashwin@ermsglobal.com.

REGISTER HERE
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ABOUT PETER ASHWIN

Peter Ashwin is the principal and founder of Event Risk Management Solutions (ERMS), a consulting practice committed to enhancing organizational resilience through practical and effective risk management and security solutions.

Peter is a former Australian Army special forces officer who has been consulting in the major events environment for over 15 + years. He has supported a wide range of international major events including six Olympic Games, the 2015 European Games (Azerbaijan), the ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup (Australia & NZ), the 2010 G8/G20 Summit (Toronto), and special events across North America including Calgary Stampede, Memphis in May International Festival, Philadelphia Flower Show and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.

Peter is also a director on the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) World Board, and a lecturer on risk management and event security at the IFEA/NRPA Event Management School and the IAVM Academy of Safety and Security.

Peter is based out of Boise, Idaho. Follow Peter’s latest blogs and insights @ www.facebook.com/ermsglobal
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