We are less than two weeks away from Paradiso, the biggest dance music event in the Northwest. We are making lists, checking them twice, buying or borrowing the necessities, and generally getting prepped.
USC has good news for us on the safety front as this massive party draws near. They have hired one of the most well-respected experts in festival health and safety in the country: Edwin Reyes. Reyes is a paramedic from Austin, Texas, who has become the number-one safety consultant for EDM festivals, having worked special events since 1995.
This year’s enhanced safety and security plan will include new policies and procedures:
- Emergency doctors on hand 24/7 throughout the festival and in the campground
- More free water stations. This year there will be 12 high-volume stations
- Conscious Crew roaming and taking care of others throughout both the festival and campgrounds
- Main medical station in campgrounds, with multiple substations clearly marked
- Additional shade tents throughout the festival grounds
- A team of safety officers patrolling the venue, campgrounds, and parking lots around-the-clock
USC takes safety seriously, as does DMNW, and hopefully each and every individual who is planning to attend this year’s festival at the Gorge. Please take a few moments to watch the Pre-Adiso Message:
If you still need tickets to the festival, click here to enter to win tickets to Paradiso 2014.
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