Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the Stadiums Operating under New Guidance (SONG) Act, which gives the Federal Aviation Administration the authority to issue Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) for concerts and other events held at stadiums across the country.
Ted Fries, director of safety & security for Hulman Motorsports, is responsible for oversight of security and safety at Indianapolis Motor Speedway events. Fries will speak from his expertise as a 29-year veteran of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and overseer of security for one of the biggest racing events in the world.
Metrasens’ mass casualty threat detection solution, Proscreen 900 Plus, provides a higher level of security for stadiums, arenas, event venues, hotels, campuses and other areas where security is paramount.
The Security Industry Association (SIA), the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security(NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi and ISC West are partnering to provide education on the issue of stadium security at ISC West 2019, April 9-12 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev. As part of this partnership, SIA Education@ISC will host The Stadium of the Future, a presentation bringing together a panel of industry experts to discuss current technology and capabilities gaps in security for the sports and entertainment industry.
The RS2 dealer meeting was held at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort and included a golf outing, a tour of the Midway aircraft carrier and a dinner cruise.
Dealers “like to learn from each other,” said Gary Staley, RS2 founding partner. Noting that attendees will keep one another in mind when they have a project that covers areas beyond their own geographic area, he said, “the camaraderie they build here goes a long way.”
As the countdown to ISC West 2019 goes from months to weeks to days, it’s time to start thinking about the best way to spend your time while in attendance. And with so much to look forward to, choosing what activities you will get the most out of is no easy task. So SDM sat down with Will Wise, group VP of security events at ISC, to take care of some of the guessing work, and share what’s new at this year’s event.
Located in Santa Clara, Calif., Levi’s Stadium is the recently built $1.2 billion home of the NFL team the San Francisco 49ers. Since opening its doors on July 17, 2014, the stadium has been host to numerous football games, soccer games, concerts, and major international events, including Super Bowl 50 and the Copa América Centenario.