1. Injuries to persons.
2. Damage to property.
3. Adverse business impact such as a loss of revenue or increased operating costs resulting from –
4. Higher insurance premiums due to claims and lawsuits.
5. Event disruptions such as late or cancelled showings stemming from security threats.
6. Inadequate venue capacity and services such as food, parking, toilet facility’s & traffic control leading to patron dissatisfaction and the potential for escalation.
7. Loss of reputation as sponsors, vendors, patrons & fans may not attend future events.
Recent criminal attacks have shown the importance of proper event safety and security planning, and the value of effective emergency response. Sporting events, fairs, festivals, concerts, conferences, fund raisers, political campaigns, and exhibitions, by their very nature attract crowds and may also become targets for crimes such as theft, robbery, assault and terrorism. These events become bigger targets as crowds assemble and grow. They may also become opportunities for special interest groups to publicly demonstrate. Poor event planning, management, crowd control, security, and ineffective emergency response, increase the likelihood of injuries, property damage and even catastrophic attacks.
High-Profile Guest Security
If you are planning to invite high-profile guests and celebrities to your event, hiring security guards is a must. There are a number of threats to the safety and security of these high-profile guests and safeguarding them is your responsibility. Security guards at the entry and exit points can prevent armed or unwanted people from entering the premise. And security guards appointed for the personal safety of guests ensure nobody comes close to the guests.
Prevents Unwanted Media Entry
When you organize large-scale events, especially those which have celebrities as guests; media, press, and paparazzi will have their eyes on the event. Even if they aren’t invited, they will try to get inside the event premises to cover the event. Handling such unwanted and uninvited media persons can be tricky as they may even do negative publicity of your event. In such situations, security guards come to your rescue. They handle such people and prevent media and press entry in the best way possible.
Organising an event of any scale can get chaotic if there is no proper crowd management. The chances of ruckus increase even more if you have alcohol at your event. The guests can get drunk and create problems. A large crowd, in general, can get difficult to manage even when there’s no liquor at the event. Thus, along with providing total security, guards can also help in managing the crowd and maintain discipline in your event.
Avoid Intruders and Gate-crashers
There will always be some uninvited people who will try to go for the event. These people can even get violent in order to get inside the event premises and be a part of your event. Here, security guards can be of great help. Security guards can keep uninvited guests away from the event. In simple words, these professionals can prevent entries of gate-crashers, especially those who may potentially harm the event and the guests.
Time saving – Convenience – Flexibility – Quality of service – Safety – Privacy – Reduced stress – Peace of Mind.