Here are a few things that you should keep in mind before hiring an event security guard:
● Check the agency's accreditation and license. Also, check the guard's identity, driving license and police verification certificate. Make sure that the security guard has a valid Security Industry Authority (SIA) License.
● Take a formal interview to know about the guard’s background
● Prioritize interpersonal, administration, communication skills, technical knowledge, physical strength, and mental toughness while choosing the guard.
How to Host an Event Successfully?
a)Have Security Cameras in Place
Install the security cameras in the right corners. Cases of theft can happen even in the daytime. Robbers and burglars usually take advantage of heavy crowds. So, make sure your cameras are working properly and placed in their respective places. Do not leave a single corner that your camera does not cover.
b)Install a Security System
The smart security system will help you in discovering harmful activities. You will instantly know if someone has entered inside restricted areas. This smart security system works irrespective of place and you can control everything from your phone.
c)Focus on Both Quality and Quantity
Make sure you hire enough guards for a party or any other event. It is very important to establish the right balance between guests and security. Not having enough guards will reduce the level of security for guards, while too many guards will scare your guests.
d)Maximize Event Privacy
Prepare a guest list and ban the entry of unknown people. Strictly tell your guards to check every person and to keep an eye on trespassers. It's necessary that all guests should be pre-checked, screened, have proper identities and credentials. Set up a registration desk and write the names of each participant. Also, keep a guard on the exit door as well.
e)Have Medical Support
In case of emergency, your medical team will save you so call a team to ensure everything. Hope for best and prepare for the worst scenarios, keep your base covered and secure.
f)Draw a Perfect Backup Plan and Keep Details
Sometimes you may face changes at the last minute. To avoid security glitches, make sure your entire team is aware of the changes. They should know everything about the changed event plan, from scheduling to emergency plans, contact details, evacuation procedures, and security checkpoints.