This concerns you. In more ways than one, as it turns out. The thing is; you are not exactly what they would call an event organizer. This job description usually applies to those professionals who are regularly tasked with bringing large crowds together for whatever commercial, social or entertainment purposes. If crowd control is not your thing, you should be on the books of a professional event organizer.
That is to say that it is your business, in more ways than one; retail trade fairs or special seasonal promotions, religious and folk gatherings in keeping with dogmatic and cultural traditions in your area, big ticket concerts that are much required because of the contributions it makes to your town’s economy. Even if you are only planning on gathering much smaller crowds together for a once in a lifetime event, you are still going to need crowd control fencing arranged if, say, your event is going to be held out of doors.
It is far easier to manage crowds indoors, just as long as you have arranged for the necessary security detail and internal logistics. A host of events, the weather being a popular one, can cause havoc with your outdoor event. You need to have fencing in place to control the crowds. Should emergencies arise, people gathered in large concentrations need to be ushered off to safer areas in an orderly fashion. The security fencing intact helps those entrusted with security with their tasks.
You can have security fencing installed for gala events held indoors. This can be used to control crowds and prevent isolated individuals from trying their luck at pilfering, keeping them at a safe distance from the displayed goods. It will, however, remain a good idea to talk to event planners about your next event.