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- Convention hall gets beyond the Band-Aid. Temes, Judy // Crain's New York Business;8/8/94, Vol. 10 Issue 32, p22
Features safety practices of convention hall managers. Presence of paramedics and hospital-based personnel; Fear of lawsuits over onsite injuries.
- Industry leaders move on safety. Creevy, Jennifer // Marketing Event;Sep98, p8
Announces that events marketing industry's leading companies are meeting with the Health and Safety Executive in 1998 to standardize health and safety regulations for shows throughout Great Britain. Comment from Euan Russell, vice chairman of the Exhibition Venues Association (EVA);...
- Due Diligence: A Planner's Checklist. Mandel, Jed R. // Medical Meetings;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p125
Focuses on the responsibility of meeting planners to address issues of security and safety. Information on the legal obligation of planners; Guidelines for checking hotel/convention center contracts; Factors to consider when evaluating the safety and liability of facilities.
- Security 101. GOLDBERG, JAMES M. // Medical Meetings;May2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p30
The article takes into account the safety and security of meeting venues. It says that planners should ensure the presence of hard-wired smoke detectors and automatic sprinkler systems, availability of medical assistance, and listing of attendees' emergency contact information. Planners are also...
- Denver & National Incident Management. // Airport Security Report;12/31/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p4
The article reports on the move of hotels at Denver Airport Center in Colorado, in making tourism and business travel as safe as possible. Concerning with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS), Denver Airport Center will train airport hotel staff...
- Pre-swine flu fallout. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;9/14/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 37, p14
The article discusses the impact of the cancellation of business meetings to the hospitality industry in Connecticut following the advise of the Connecticut Department of Public Health to prevent the spread of H1N1 influenza virus. It notes that the revenue of per available room was down by 22%,...
- NATO: History of Common Budget Cost Shares: NSIAD-98-172. // GAO Reports;5/22/1998, p1
NATO does not routinely evaluate members' cost shares for any of its three commonly funded budgets. Rather, NATO has adjusted the shares on the basis of comprehensive reviews occurring at no specific time intervals or in response to discrete events, such as the entry of a new member. Cost shares...
- MORE MONEY EXPECTED FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE. // Government Video;Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p7
The article reports on the possible increase of the budgets for video surveillance systems and access control and security systems integration in the U.S. in next 12 months based on a survey conducted by Frost & Sullivan Ltd.
- Group Says Security Upgrades for Public Transit Could Cost $6 Billion. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/24/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31848, p5
Presents a survey of public transportation security. Identification of the need for budget in additional capital funding to maintain transit system security functions; Assessment of security funding needs; Expansion of transit system security.