Vicki Lepore is an Account Executive at SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals based in the Chicago office. With over two decades of experience in trade show and meetings as well as extensive knowledge of the meeting industry’s technology and logistical needs, she also holds a Certification in Exhibition Management (CEM) through the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).
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.