In-House RoundtableAnything That Can Happen Will Happen: Overcoming the Most Unexpected Hurdles

February 27, 2015 4:15pm

Steve Earnest
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation

Michael Baroni
General Counsel
Palace Entertainment

Recreation, leisure, and entertainment facilities, including amusement parks, attract hundreds of millions of people per year. Despite the challenges of ensuring the safety of so many people, the chance of being severely injured is 1 in 750 million, according to IAAPA. However, while many issues remain out of the facility’s control, plans must still be made in the event of an unforeseen and unpredictable obstacle, such as terrorist threats, sudden environmental disasters, and power outages. Speakers will share their wars stories and discuss how they overcame unexpected difficulties.