With the of information amount on the web, it is hard to see the trees for the forest. We will add useful referencing websites that we have found in relation to crowd safety management, experts or equipment.
GK Still International
G. Keith Still develops and teaches a wide range of crowd safety courses for event organisers, police, first responders, emergency planners, city authorities, building control and licensing officers. His courses have run at the UK Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College and client sites around the world for over a decade.
Following military service in the fifties, Mick began working as a close protection bodyguard for a wide range of VIP clients. During the mid sixties he began to specialise in celebrity protection when he accepted work with the Beatles and then the Rolling Stones. Subsequently, as Head of Security at Artistes Services Ltd he worked with celebrity clients that ranged from ABBA to Led Zeppelin. From 1974 on he took a keen interest in crowd safety management at events following the death of a young woman at a David Cassidy concert at which he was working.
About the UKCMA
The United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA) was formed in 2001 to represent the interests of key commercial organisations whose primary business is providing crowd management and event security services. The organisation meets three times a year and provides a forum for all members to address the emerging challenges facing the industry.
The Global Crowd Management Alliance® (GCMA®) aims to raise the standard of crowd management practices globally through education, advocacy and motivating individuals and organisations to facilitate positive change in the industry.
Music Law Updates
Security Industry Authority
Events Industry Forum
The Concert Promoters Association
Football Safety Officers Association
National Outdoor Events Association
Women's Security Society
Supporting women from all backgrounds and experiences in different areas of security.
British Security Industry Association
Skills for Security
Emergency Planning college
don't panic! correcting myths about the crowd
The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) is an umbrella organisation representing leading trade and professional organisations, government agencies and other significant influencers in the business visits and events sector.
BVEP’s vision is to support sustainable growth for the United Kingdom’s Events Industry.
The Events Industry comprises a number of diverse industry sectors covering, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, trade shows, incentive travel, event hospitality, ceremonies, sporting, cultural and festivals as well as other services provided to travellers and attendees to events.
BVEP’s mission is to support growth across the entire sector via advocacy, networking, collaboration and a collective voice.
BVEP’s objectives are to:
a) operate an umbrella organisation to represent, promote and further the interest of member organisations involved in the United Kingdom Events Industry;
b) advance the interests, standing, quality, sustainability and growth of the United Kingdom Events’ Industry;
c) seek greater collaboration across the Events’ Industry sectors on common issues;
d) forge close links with Government departments, including devolved Governments where possible via Representation, that can influence favourable policies towards the Industry. In particular, maintain strong relationships with key sponsoring departments, DCMS, DIT and BEIS;
e) seek a stronger link with the Creative Industries and other related sectors;
f) encourage joint events;
g) increase the focus on professionalism and skills development.