Events, tourism and attractions operational safety expert witness, public speaker/trainer and consultant.
Brian D. Avery is available for speaking...
Brian is an educator, events expert, and experienced risk management professional with a hospitality career that spans more than 25-years.
He is well-versed and adept in every aspect of the safety and events business; from front-line service jobs to executive positions in staffing and safety management.
Brian brings his experience to illustrate the importance of safety policies and procedures to mitigate known and foreseeable hazards at events and venues and explain why it is the industry’s responsibility to mitigate these issues in a meaningful way.
25+ Years of experience
Completed coursework for Ph.D. in Hospitality Ed. (ETA Safety & Risk Mgmt.)
M.S. Hospitality Mgmt.
Post-bac. Grad. Cert. IE
B.S. Leisure (Recreation) Programming
College Instructor (Hosp. & Event Mgmt.)
Instructional Hours Taught
Legal Cases Involved in
Authored Industry Pieces
Years of Industry Experience
Involved in over 100 legal matters
Put Brian’s knowledge and experience to work for you… As an expert witness (both plaintiff and defense), Brian has been involved in over 100 legal matters concerning events, tourism and attractions operational/safety and risk management practices.
From case studies to general discussions involving operational responsibilities, Brian can help you understand and mitigate the most pressing issues facing the events, tourism and attractions industries.
Brian is available for:
Workshops and Training Sessions
Tabletop and Role-Playing Exercises
Meeting, event planners and suppliers
Venue operators and municipalities hosting events
Attraction operators, manufacturers and suppliers
Sororities and fraternities (Alcohol service and use)
Topics can be customized to address your organization's needs...
Emergency and Disaster Planning—Tabletop Exercise.
Patron Safety at Amusement Parks, Fairs and Festivals.
Limiting your Liabilities and Exposures to Known Risks.
Attractions Risk Management Planning.
Meeting and Event Risk Mgmt.: The Best Offense is a Good Defense.
Alcohol Awareness: Let’s Be Real… Proper Service and Consumption.
“ONE CANNOT ENVISION WHAT ONE HAS NOT BEEN EXPOSED TO.”
Previous Engagements and Presentations (Over 40 to date...)
M. Palmentieri (FFEA Member)
“I wish you were scheduled to speak all day, there is so much more that we can learn from you as we continue to try to reduce our “risk exposure” at our events and facilities.”
Rod Gutierrez, Darden/BCD Travel
“On behalf of the Greater Orlando Area Meeting Professionals International (GOAMPI) Board of Directors and the Education Committee, I want to personally thank you for all your hard work and dedication towards making our risk management program a success.”
1948 Durrand Ave., Maitland, FL 32751
Managing Member: Brian Avery
We are event, tourism, and attraction operational safety professionals.