The NCS⁴ hosts annual forums across the United States to address the key critical safety and security challenges facing industry professionals in their specific fields. The NCS⁴ recognizes the inherent need for providing effective safety and security measures for various types of sports and entertainment events. Venue and event management professionals face an ever-changing environment and unique challenges in implementing safety and security best practices. Forums are hosted for the following industries: Professional, Intercollegiate, Interscholastic, Marathon and Endurance Events, and Entertainment Facilities. These forums bring industry professionals together to discuss industry-specific issues, challenges, lessons learned, and strategies to improve their safety and security posture. The NCS⁴ Best Practices Guides are produced in collaboration with these events and the stakeholders in attendance. The Best Practices Guides for each industry can be found under Resources.