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Light the Fuse, Avoid the Fuzz: Firework Regulations for Event Professionals

Paige Mejia  (Chief Marketing Officer, Pyrotex)

Location: 230C

Date: Thursday, March 30

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Pass Type: All Access, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology, TSE-Trends & Design

Associations & Accreditations: CSEP-approved

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Certified Special Events Professional

Searching for that WOW moment for that next event? Fireworks and pyrotechnics certainly fulfill that requirement, but how safe are they? Paige Mejia, FPO, is the co-owner and Chief Marketing Officer for the oldest Texas-based professional firework company, Pyrotex. Founder Randy Beckham helped write the Texas State fire code and was on the legislation committee to bring indoor pyrotechnics to Texas. Even after Beckham's death, Pyrotex remains the go-to experts for both industry professionals, fire marshals, and city and state officials. During this session, you will learn the questions to ask your chosen firework company when hiring them and the various effects that are available for your event.