Crowd control often creates visions of unruly mobs at seedy concert and social venues. For weddings and other special occasions crowd control is simply a way to ensure all guests have a good time. The most basic crowd control principle is to provide an authoritative presence that directs guests to their appropriate locations without the feeling of embarrassment or offensiveness.
Crowd control velvet rope stanchions for weddings, dances, cotillions and other special events should be provided by a crew that is both attractive and authoritative. Most events depend on a strict schedule and appropriate favors afforded to each attendee. Large gatherings that become “crowds” often need strategically-placed helpers to keep the event on schedule and within safe boundaries. This is why a crowd control staff should know how to deal with lots of people, in a moment's notice, and assist the host in creating a memorable party.
Large sophisticated events require a high degree of crowd control. In these cases, crowd control stanchions are perceived as guest assistance and organization. Strategic placing of crowd control ropes and or gates is crucial when there are large crowds involved in the wedding or event.