Event Security Planning

Venue Survey

This initial stage is where we gain an in-depth understanding of the venue:

  • Access Points
  • On-site & Nearby Resources
  • Local Emergency Response Services
  • Event Space Layout
  • Special Considerations 

Client Vision & Expectations

Security’s appreciation of the organizers vision is critical for an overall successful event:

  • Ideal Outcome
  • Atmosphere
  • Attendee Comfort
  • Visibility of Security
  • Professionalism
  • VIP Guests’ experience   

Risk & Vulnerabilities Assessment

A thorough Risk, Threat & Vulnerability Assessment will proactively identify potential concerns:

  • General Risk
  • Targeted Risk
  • Protestors
  • Agitators
  • Confidentiality
  • Unwelcome Media
  • Vendor Personnel 

Operational & Logistical Planning

Operations, Logistics & Emergency plans detail how the security team will address:  

  • Staff & Positioning
  • Medical Emergencies 
  • Credentials & Vetting 
  • VIP Arrivals
  • Evacuations
  • Unruly Guests
  • Liaising with local Law Enforcement 

During the Event

The Security Leadership will be in communication with the event organizers to ensure:

  • Awareness of Any Potential Concerns
  • Prompt Response to Their Requests
  • Real-time Incident Reporting
  • Expectations are Met or Exceeded


For more information, schedule a free consultation with one of ARDENT’s dedicated Special Event Team members. Calls us 24/7 at 954.787.3700.