Reimagining Event Security

Case Studies, Best Practices, and Industry Insights for Success

What is the secret to successful event security management? Let our seasoned security expert Juan Gaytan fill you in on all the details using captivating case studies that demonstrate how security firms can use next-gen security technology and other best practice strategies to focus on safety, optimize resources, and exceed client expectations.
Drawing on real-world examples, this webinar offers valuable lessons that extend beyond the challenges of the past and equip security firms with practical approaches to thrive in today's dynamic landscape. Our goal is to highlight long-term transformations in the industry while unlocking new and emerging strategies that can help security firms of any size attract and retain clients.

During this session, you’ll learn how to:
  • Describe how event security operations have evolved in the wake of the pandemic—and what security firms need to know to ensure the safety and success of future events.
  • Identify best practice event security management strategies to deploy in various settings.
  • Use next-gen security technology such as facial recognition, video analytics, and surveillance systems to strengthen event security and address privacy concerns.

    **Added bonus: Learn how smaller firms can leverage event security as a foray into more conventional 24/7 security work.**

Completion of this course provides 1 CPE credit to maintain APP, CPP, and PSP credentials. 

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Juan Gaytan, Jr

Chairman, Board of Directors Monterrey Security Consultants, Inc

Juan Gaytan, Jr founded Monterrey Security Consultants, Inc. in 1999. In 2020, Juan assumed the role of Board Chairman for Monterrey Security. In addition to his duties of independently controlling all management, policies, and business operations, he leads all civic and philanthropic efforts for the company. Outside of his role at Monterrey Security, Juan serves on the boards of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the 100 Club of Illinois, Chicago Sports Commission, and St. Lawrence High School.

Since founding Monterrey Security in 1999, Juan Gaytan has overseen the companys growth and expansion to become one of the leading security companies in the nation. Still, he has ensured that Monterrey Securitys local focus remains strong, both in work with neighborhood businesses and support for community organizations. Monterrey serves a broad range of industries and facilities including healthcare, social services, financial, critical infrastructure, education, cultural institutions, sports, and entertainment. Critical partnerships like those at the University of Notre Dame demonstrate the wide variety of professional service programs that Monterrey Security can custom tailor to suit the needs of our partners. Monterrey also maintains strong community ties through local neighborhood-based partnerships including Chicago Catholic Charities and Erie Neighborhood House. To help protect iconic Chicago facilities and events such as Soldier Field, the John G. Shedd Aquarium, and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon; Monterrey Security employs key public safety leaders including retired First Deputy Superintendents of the Chicago Police Department and the former Director of the Illinois State Police.

Juan Gaytan, Jr. is the first-generation son of immigrants from Monterrey, Mexico. He was born and raised on the southwest side of Chicago along with his six siblings. Juan is a graduate of Quigley Seminary South where he developed his drive to serve the community through public safety. Juan served on the Chicago Police Department for 12 years before leaving to pursue the further development of Monterrey Security.

This session has been approved through ASIS Preferred CPE Provider Program and is preapproved for recertification credit. A certificate of attendance will be provided in a follow-up email. Candidates will need to provide proof of attendance when self-reporting this activity.


Thinkcurity is an ASIS Preferred CPE Provider. 

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