Thursday, October 17, 2013

Assess Risks to Avoid Planning Headaches

Planners have many issues to address. One of the most important is risk management. Risk management includes addressing security at an event, financial and legal considerations and much more.

To effectively reduce risk, planners need to create a checklist. Planyourmeetings.com provides several risk considerations to take into account. These include:
  • Determining typical weather patterns at the event location. Research the weather of years past to anticipate future conditions.
  • Limiting the exposure of food borne allergens. Work with the food and beverage manager to make sure all food is properly labeled to reduce cross-contamination.
  • Researching event insurance plans.


Managing potential risks before an event is vital to success. What other risks should planners expect to handle?

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