Publishes Timely White Paper on Venue and Event Security

01 Nov 2015, an online directory of over 16,000 UK and international venues, has announced the release of a white paper entitled ‘Venue and Event Security 2015’.

Available free from the site, the document covers a wide array of security issues and includes interviews with ExCeL London’s Chief Operating Officer, Brian Cole and Showsec Director Simon Battersby on the challenges of crowd management and threat assessment at arena events.

In this era of heightened terrorism threat, large gatherings of people remain an appealing target and the white paper includes case studies from prominent annual outdoor events such as Camp Bestival and Pickering Traction Engine Rally.

As well as a step-by-step guide to securing your venue, the document features advice from Tactical Support Group Director Dave Boswell and the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NACTSO) among others. With the inclusion of an opinion piece: Are you in control of your accreditation security?  by Peder Berg, Managing Director of Event Advantage Solutions (EAS), the 14-page paper offers a vital and concise guide to creating safe event environments in 2015 and beyond. offers an online directory of over 16,000 UK and international venues. Its comprehensive, award-winning and completely free venue finding service streamlines the booking process.

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