Event Planning Timeline

If you’ve ever planned a large event before (or even your own wedding!), you know that the to-do list is very long! When you are organizing a public, ticketed event, the list gets even bigger and more complex. It can feel overwhelming … where do you even start? What...

Bleacher Safety Series: Risers and Footboards

I think we can all agree that creating a safe environment for our event attendees should be at the top of our priority list.   Bleachers are an important component of many spectator events, but the safety and structural integrity of aging bleachers is often...

Bleacher Safety Series: Railings

Bleachers continue to be an important part of our community events and a great way to seat large crowds around a central show. But, have we given enough thought to the safety of bleachers?      I run into a lot of event organizers who have the belief, “If it ain’t...

Bleacher Safety Series: Stairs on Bleachers

To continue our previous blog about bleacher safety, this one focuses specifically on bleacher stairs. In this blog, I’m going to focus on one of the biggest issues we see with bleachers: stairs.  What are the rules regarding stairs on bleachers? Why don’t all...

Bleacher Safety Series: Intro

Bleachers have been used in events for thousands of years. They are essential for allowing our attendees to view the shows and sporting events we work so hard to produce. The more people we attract to our shows, the more bleacher seats we require, with higher rows to...