Safety First – Building out the best health and safety team

Palm B December 11, 2017 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

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Rick Nogues, Police Officer, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
John Steinbeck, Deputy Fire Chief, Clark County Fire Department
Gonzalo Cordova, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Ray Suppe, Executive Director of Customer Safety, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

From weather related cancellations to the recent attacks at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester to the nightclub in Orlando,  festival executives are facing more safety and security challenges than ever before as they continue to invest substantial amounts of money to ensure that their artists and fans are protected from both natural disasters and terrorist threats. This panel discussion will convene venue owners and operators, festival organizers and safety/security professionals for an informative roundtable on establishing and maintaining safety/security protocols at live events.