Matt Coyne is a Technology Engagement Architect at GES EMEA. He has worked in the events and exhibitions industry for over 10 years and has extensive experience ranging from organizing and design to websites, registration and intelligent data services.
Sporting events are no longer the most preferred target for terrorists, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Outdoor events, conferences, festivals, and other events featuring public figures are all vulnerable. And with over a thousand different-level attacks since 2015, it’s no surprise that safety and security are among the top concerns for event professionals.