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Preventing Mass Casualty Events in Hospitality, Gaming and Event Venues

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$49 Member Price
$79 Nonmember Price

Now Available On Demand | Earn up to 1 CPE Credit | $0 cost for Webinar Subscribers

Hotels, casinos, nightclubs, amusement parks, and event venues all have to balance security with hospitality and safety with fun. This makes the prevention of mass casualty incidents more difficult. Subject matter experts representing these industries will come together in this webinar to illustrate how they have combined effective policies with comprehensive training and supplemented it with technology to make guests feel safe. Find out what steps have been taken and what best practices are being developed to help prevent violence in our places of entertainment.

Sponsored by the Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Council AND the Gaming Wagering Protection Council

Immediate Benefits

  1. Develop policies that use the eyes and ears of front-line employees to identify suspicious behavior
  2. Learn how to implement a training program of enhanced security awareness for employees
  3. Discern between policies and practices that have been effective and those that have not.
  4. Make thoughtful decisions about new technology as it pertains to preventing these incidents.

Who Should Attend

  • Physical and operational security professionals at the management or executive level


Darrell Clifton, CPP

Darrell Clifton, CPP is the Executive Director of Security for Eldorado Resorts in Reno, Nevada. Having spent over 30 years in security and casino management, he regularly teaches, presents and writes on a variety of specialties including policies and procedures, active shooters, workplace violence, and many others. He wrote the book Hospitality Security and is on the teaching faculty at the University of Nevada Reno.  Darrell has consulted and provided expert testimony in numerous hospitality, casino and nightclub-related cases.

Charles H. Barry

Charles H. Barry currently is the owner of the security consulting firm “Charles H. Barry and Associates LLC”. Mr. Barry has served as the senior security and surveillance executive for Tropicana Entertainment Inc., Harrah’s Entertainment and Hilton Hotels Corporation. Mr. Barry also was a Detective with the Phoenix Police Department, and a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He has taught classes in security management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Reno and has spoken at various gaming expositions such as G2E. Mr. Barry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University, with major areas of study in Psychology and Political Science.

Russell Kolins

Moderator and Chair of HEaT Council