Accessibility Training for On-Site Event Staff Course

Course Overview

Access to this course will open on September 30 – by registering now, you can expect to receive an email from us as soon as it goes live!

As a result of this module, event staff will be able to…

  • Operationalize best practices in event accessibility to ensure every person can participate meaningfully in the experience from the moment they enter the venue until the moment they leave.
  • Support individuals who present with a wide-range of disabilities by operating from a place of empathy and leveraging a decision-making framework informed by best practices and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Recognize requests for accommodation and feel empowered to solve problems that might arise on-site.
  • Embrace opportunities to share knowledge with on-site personnel to ensure that individuals with disabilities feel supported and welcomed in every aspect of their experience

Joshua Klipp, Certified Access Specialist (CASp)

Josh is the Founder and Principal of Made Welcome, an accessibility consulting firm focused on accessibility at workplaces and events. Prior to founding Made Welcome, Josh practiced law for 16 years, specializing in the Americans with Disabilities Act. He is also a Certified Access Specialist (CASp No. 812) through California’s Division of the State Architect and is certified to provide guidance on accessibility in the built environment. 

After practicing law for nearly 2 decades, Josh left litigating to do all things disability for one of the world’s largest tech companies, Salesforce. At Salesforce, Josh set up and implemented the reasonable accommodations process for Salesforce’s 15,000 employees in the United States and Canada. He also created and implemented the first accessibility initiative for Dreamforce, the world’s largest tech conference – an accessibility strategy that Dreamforce continues to implement today. Because of his experience in workplaces and events, Josh understands the challenges and nuances faced by employers, event producers and venues. On nights and weekends, Josh moonlights with his band, the Klipptones, and is a volunteer Planting Leader with Friends of the Urban Forest.

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