Community events have always been a well-loved tradition amongst towns and counties nationwide. From farmers markets to holiday celebrations, communities find many ways to come together. As the popularity of these events have grown over the past several years, towns have begun to utilize entertainers on a larger scale to bring in crowds, offering entertainment such as live events and shows ranging from bands and comics to Shakespeare in the Park.
While these live performers bring joy and entertainment to communities, they sometimes also bring headaches to public entity management.
Kenny Smith, Risk Control Manager, recently authored an article for Public Risk Magazine illustrating the potential contractual pitfalls for public entity risk managers and tips on how to navigate entertainment contracts. Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Members can read the article here.