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From the Publisher“The prowess of industry professional, scholar and accomplished writer abound in the work of Julia Rutherford Silvers, CSEP. This highly effective atlas of risk management skills and techniques provides students, professors and industry professionals with a due diligence road map in an emerging profession desperate for methodical tools to ensure the success and safety of all stakeholders in meetings and events. The integration of risk management and meetings/events management is comprehensive and reveals the breadth and depth of knowledge possessed by Silvers. Risk Management for Meetings and Events is a highly effective resource that should sit on the bookshelf of all meetings and events professionals.”
Kathleen B. Nelson, Ph.D., CSEP, CMP, Director of Executive Master in Hospitality Administration & Executive Master in Event Management, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, University of Nevada Las Vegas
"The most comprehensive book on risk management related to meetings and events. A must read, even for experienced professionals."
Professor Harith Wickrema, School of Tourism and Hospitality, Temple University, Event Planner of the year 2001, President, Harith productions Ltd
"In a complex industry where many believe that the work performed by meeting professionals is 'not brain surgery', Julia Silver comprehends the issues that will keep people safe and secure and is able to convey methods by which industry professionals can prepare for contingencies. This book provides anyone - meeting planner, facility or vendor staff, volunteer - involved in meeting and event management with an understanding of why and how to keep people and property safe at events. A must read."
Joan L. Eisenstodt - Eisenstodt Associates, LLC