Tag: Ariana Grande

Will Concert Venues Want More Police or More Armed Security?

Summer festival season is underway, and with it come discussions of keeping the grounds secure and the artists and fans safe. The 2017 mass attack at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas has stimulated new discussions among concert promoters, event producers, and the venues that wish to bring in popular and cutting-edge […]

Global Demand in Metal Detectors Good for the Industry

A recent report by Lucintel suggests that the global use of metal detectors in security functions may reach $1.6 billion by 2022, from a yearly growth potential of 5% from 2017 to 2022. The report covers the use of handheld and static or walk-through metal detectors by security providers as a response to more concerns […]

Manchester Bombing Should Put U.S. Large Event Managers on Notice

The May 22, 2017, suicide bombing in Manchester in the U.K. continues to remind security practitioners about the difficulty of keeping mass attackers or those armed with explosives away from the perimeters of large events. Screening ticket-buyers at the entrances to sporting events and concerts is only part of the overall security posture. Vendors, transportation […]