How to keep your delegates safe was the question posed at February’s EventHuddle discussion on at 1 Wimpole Street in London. The panel agreed there was much to do.
Simon Hughes of MCHA noted that although there is a fair amount of guidance to be found online from the likes of the Home Office and other security agencies; a large majority of it hadn’t been updated for over six years.
Simon Garrett, of global risk assessment company X-Venture, said scrapping screening wouldn’t make any difference to the threat. “Anybody wearing a contractor t-shirt carrying a box can walk into a venue.”