BRIAN D. AVERY
SPEAKER
BRIAN D. AVERY

Events, tourism and attractions operational safety expert witness, speaker/trainer and consultant.

Learn more about Brian and his presentations… 

Brian D. Avery is available for speaking...

For over twenty-five years, Brian has been working in the events, tourism and attractions industry. His background is comprised of three areas of expertise: risk and safety management, event design and execution, and education.

Brian specializes in communicating the importance of life safety and corporate responsibility. He has provided valuable insight to 1000’s attending association and corporate functions. Brian is a firm believer that risk management and safety does not have to be boring. His passionate and sometimes flamboyant style provides a fact based yet entertaining solutions orientated perspective to improve personal safety and organizational awareness.

CV HIGHLIGHTS

  • 25+ Years of experience
  • Coursework for Ph.D. in Hospitality Ed.
  • M.S. Hospitality Mgmt.
  • Post-bac. Grad. Cert. IE
  • B.S. Leisure (Recreation) Programming
  • Professor (Hosp. & Event Mgmt.)

SNAPSHOT

Over 2000
Instructional Hours Taught
Over 100
Legal Cases Involved in
Over 50
Authored Industry Pieces
Over 25
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
  • Panel Discussions
  • Keynote Speaking

Educating:

  • Meeting, event planners and suppliers
  • Venue operators and municipalities hosting events
  • Attraction operators, manufacturers and suppliers
  • Sororities and fraternities (Alcohol service and use)

“ONE CANNOT ENVISION WHAT ONE HAS NOT BEEN EXPOSED TO.”

UPCOMING EVENT

Luck is not a Strategy: A 5-step Roadmap to SAFER Meetings and Events

An exploration of major incidents that have negatively impacted large- and small-scale events and venues and 5 steps you should immediately take to reduce your liability and avoid costly missteps before you and your organization experience a catastrophic loss.

POSTPONED due to Irma – Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL — Brought to by: MPI Tampa Bay Area

Topics can be customized to address your organization's needs...

Example Sessions

The REP The REP
The REP

Emergency and Disaster Planning—Tabletop Exercise.

OCPS OCPS
OCPS

Patron Safety at Amusement Parks, Fairs and Festivals.

MPI MPI
MPI

Limiting your Liabilities and Exposures to Known Risks.

AIMS AIMS
AIMS

Attractions Risk Management Planning.

XSITE XSITE
XSITE

Meeting and Event Risk Mgmt.: The Best Offense is a Good Defense.

ZBT Fraternity ZBT Fraternity
ZBT Fraternity

Alcohol Awareness: Let’s Be Real… Proper Service and Consumption. 

Previous Engagements and Presentations (Over 50 to date...)

University of Central Florida
Florida Recreation and Park Association
XSITE Exceptional Site Solutions
University of Alabama
Orange County Public Schools
Meeting Professionals International

Testimonials

M. Palmentieri (FFEA Member)
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
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.”

OFFICE

1948 Durrand Ave., Maitland, FL 32751
(321) 388-6987
brian@eventsafetyservices.com
Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM

Managing Member: Brian Avery