Live Events and Outdoor Venues

Recorded: JUNE 8th, 2022


Join AccuWeather's experts and learn how our severe weather warnings can keep your live event or outdoor venue safe when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

Key Highlights

Minutes matter when severe weather threatens your outdoor venue or live event

Early warnings are crucial in helping save lives and property

On average, AccuWeather clients receive advance warning notice 2x faster than public alerts

When bad weather strikes, live events and outdoor venues rely on accurate, timely forecasts to plan and protect their profits. Stay safe with AccuWeather.

The AccuWeather For Business team works year-round with outdoor venues to identify weather impacts and to protect guests and staff against major threats. During our Live Events and Outdoor Venue webinar, you'll learn from the experts how AccuWeather can make all the difference when it comes to winning against the weather. 

Implementation Manager, Thomas Bedard showcases the forecast tools AccuWeather For Business has developed to ensure you have the latest warnings at your fingertips, helping your organization plan for and stay ahead of dangerous conditions.  Plus, Director of Business Development Lou Seidel, showcases how proactive communication and having a plan in place can help manage and minimize business disruptions. 

During this webinar you will:

  • Learn how our team of expert severe weather meteorologists is watching out for your venue 24x7x365
  • Explore venue-specific warnings that offer earlier notice before disruptive weather hits, allowing more time to shelter
  • Prepare your organization and ensure employees and assets are protected
  • Protect your business from catastrophic loss and disruption by mitigating risk before, during, and after the severe weather strikes




Thomas Bedard

Implementation Manager, Meteorologist

Tom Bedard is an Implementation Manager and Meteorologist at AccuWeather for Business. In this role, Tom is responsible for integrating AccuWeather’s business services into their client’s business continuity and emergency preparedness operations. He leads a team of technical support and emergency preparedness specialists who provide AFB clients with onboarding, training, and enterprise support.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology from Penn State and has previously worked as a FEMA course developer, FEMA course instructor, and risk management analyst. 

lou seidel

Lou Seidel

Director, Business Development

Lou has been with AccuWeather since July of 1995, he manages the General Service Pod this division which provides custom weather service warnings, forecasts, and briefings to entertainment and venue management companies, professional sports companies, municipalities, and government agencies. Lou was previously employed by State Street Research, as a Registered Representative while attaining designations and accreditation licenses from the NASD via the American College.

Over the years Lou has directed various product enhancements and marketing outreach efforts. In his time with AccuWeather, he has represented the company on panel discussions, and at trade shows and conventions.

His current responsibilities include the management and development of team members while growing the AccuWeather footprint globally.

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