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Julie Waller


Special events can expose a public entity to significant risk either directly or indirectly. These can include fund-raisers, graduations, golf tournaments, parades, concerts, air shows, fireworks, sporting/athletic events, political events, car shows, conferences, camps and film/TV productions. In this session, you’ll learn best practices for managing special events to reduce risk and liability. We discuss the keys for preparing for events, including insurance requirements, pre-planning protocols, crowd management and resource identification.

Core Competency #1: PRMS - Public Risk Management Skills

Insurance Knowledge and Aptitude

Course Level


Learning Objectives

Objective 1: Identify the risk factors from Special Events held in your public entity and develop strategies to reduce your public entity’s risk and liability in hosting special events
Objective 2: Understand how to prepare for manging crowds and safely host special events, including who should be involved in the planning process
Objective 3 Uncover resources that can help you address the risk your public entity faces through hosting special events


General Liability/ Auto