August 6, 2015 (Scottsdale, AZ) – Event Safety Alliance, a nonprofit safety trade organization serving the needs of the live event industry, is honored to welcome Brown United to our family of sponsors. A leading provider of structural products and services to the Entertainment, Sports, Special Event and Corporate industries, Brown United is affirming their commitment to ensuring safe events worldwide through their premier, diamond-level sponsorship of the ESA. Diamond Sponsor designation is allocated to those organizations with annual contributions in excess of $50,000.

“Industry support is vital to keeping the ESA’s message of “Life Safety First “ alive,” said Brown United founder and CEO John Brown. “The Event Safety Alliance is an industry must, and Brown United is proud to help drive the mission forward.”

“John Brown has been a vocal advocate of the ESA from the very beginning, and we’re humbled by his generous contribution to the cause,” stated ESA founder Jim Digby. “Brown United’s sponsorship will help the ESA secure vital resources needed to continue expanding our training initiatives, guidance development, and global outreach. Safety has long been a priority at Brown, and their support of the ESA is yet another testament to that fact.”

Brown, one of the founding members of the Event Safety Alliance, echoed Digby’s sentiments. “We all should strive to perfect our safety practices, and the ESA is the best asset we all have to help us achieve that end. With Don Cooper’s appointment as the ESA’s new Executive Director, we now have an experienced and dedicated administrator guiding the organization full-time. Brown United challenges the entire industry to get involved and support the activities that will be needed to continue the efforts planned by this extraordinary organization in the coming years.”

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About Brown United:
Brown United is dedicated to providing the best available structural products and services to the Entertainment, Sports, Special Event and Corporate industries through research and development of new products and thorough training of talented and motivated personnel. Major clients include Paul McCartney, Jay-Z, Phish, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Coachella, Rock in Rio, The CMA Country Music Festival, ESPN, Red Bull, State Farm, Disney Worldwide, and Wheel of Fortune to name a few. Many project structures are customized in order to meet client’s needs, and Brown United builds structures almost anywhere, in almost any condition. Visit for information.

About John Brown:
John Brown has shared a stage with the likes of Elton John, Garth Brooks and Billy Graham, but he’s not an evangelist or a professional musician. Nevertheless, those celebrities and many others have stood on stages designed and maintained by his company, Brown United.

Brown got his start at the age of 14 when he went to work for his father’s scaffolding business. It was this, along with his touring experience with Rolling Stones and the Eagles in 1977 that he was sold on making a career of the temporary structure industry. John Brown started Brown United when he was just 17 years of age, and since then he has been credited with overseeing the 4 largest concerts in North American History, as well as 1000s of events worldwide.

About Event Safety Alliance:
Event Safety Alliance (ESA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting and supporting “life safety first” during all phases of live event production. Through the dissemination of preparedness information, the development of planning & training resources, and the creation of software safety resources, the Event Safety Alliance strives to eliminate knowledge and awareness barriers that often contribute to unsafe conditions and behaviors. For additional information, visit