Infographic: Major risks at live music events

Posted on: 30 May 2016

Show spoilers: major risks at live music events


Our friends over at Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality (AGCS) have looked into some of the key risks at live music events.

The show must go on. Show-spoilers: major risks at live music events. 

A storm is approaching. 100,000 visitors of the Lollapalooza festival in downtown Chicago have to be evacuated. To ensure that everything runs smoothly in this sort of a situation, Jim Digby provides advice to organizers of live events. As president of the non-profit trade organization Event Safety Alliance (ESA), he improves the safety standards at large-scale events, including by cooperating with event insurers. Well-trained security personnel, an adequate medical supply and escape routes in the event of an on-site emergency are what matters most. After all, “The safety of the people – the artists, the crew and the fans – is our first priority,” says Lauren Bailey, Global Head of Entertainment at AGCS

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