Advocating for Concert Safety Standards
New York Times
September 12, 2012

The Event Safety Alliance
Facility Manager
August 2012

IAVM Partnering to Develop Event Safety Standards
Facility Manager
June 2012

Event Safety Alliance to Debut North America “Event Safety Guide” at Event Live Expo
FOH online

Indiana Moving to Adopt Outdoor Stage Rules, Governor Says
Associated Press
April 25, 2012

Indiana State Fair Tragedy Prompts New National Safety Guidelines
February 14, 2013

Outdoor venues can turn into disaster zones in minutes
Pocono Record
June 9, 2013

Certifying the Stage
Music Festival Business
October 2013

The Event Safety Alliance: Guiding An Industry Toward Safer Event Production
Live Design
October 2013

State Fair Stage Collapse Shapes Safety Guide for Worldwide Outdoor Events
Associated Press
December 1, 2013

Pollstar Live Recap: The Essential Promoters Survival Guide
February 27, 2014

Event Safety Alliance Sets Guidelines Aimed at Reducing Risks at Live Events
Business Insurance
March 2, 2014

Tourlink 2014 Recap: The State of the Event Safety Alliance
Mobile Production Monthly
March 2014

Setting The Stage: Being Ready in the “Anything Can Happen” World of Festival Staging
Music Festival Business
June/July 2014

Crisis Management Site of Interest
Facilities & Destinations
Summer 2014

The ESA’s Event Safety Guide: A First Look
Front of House Magazine
August 2014

Event Safety Alliance Moves Into Next Phase
Front of House Magazine
September 2014

The Weather Delay You’d Never Know About, Because it was Flawless
Weather Decision Technologies
September 2014

Television & Radio

Jim Digby discusses event safety and the audience’s responsibility to behave reasonably.
Fuse TV
March 31, 2014

Fireman’s Fund Exec: Events Need Risk Management
A.M Best TV
April 29, 2014

Jim Digby Speaks with 101 WKQX in Chicago about safety in the live event industry
101 WKQX
September 2, 2014

Jim Digby Discusses Weather Action Plans
Weather Channel
September 15, 2014


Tour Link 2012
January 2012

Tour Link 2013
February 2013

Event Live Expo
February 2013

LDI 2013
November 2013

December 2013

Tour Link 2014
February 2014

PLASA Focus – Nashville
February 2014

Pollstar LIVE! 2014
February 2014

Bizbash Innovation Forum
April 2014

NACA Conference 2014
May 2014

NFPA Conference 2014
June 2014

Rental & Staging Roadshow
July 2014


A 60-Minute Introduction to Producing Safer Live Events
November 13, 2013

Weather First: A 60-Minute Primer on Incorporating Weather Technology in Outdoor Event Safety Plans
March 19, 2014

The ABCs of the Event Safety Guide: A 60-Minute Primer on Putting the Event Safety Guide to Work for You
July 19, 2014