The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition
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The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition : The Complete Guide to Planning and Organising a Voluntary or Public Event

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The authoritative guide to planning, organising, managing and delivery events of all size

Anyone responsible for organising a voluntary or public event will want to do it safely and well, complying with the legislation relating to different aspects of their event. This book will help you to research, plan, organise, manage and deliver any event, match, show, tournament or function that will be attended by more than a handful of people.

You may be running a gymkhana, fete, fun run, steam fayre, half marathon, carnival, school sports day, jumble sale, tennis tournament, car boot sale, model aircraft show or even a huge pop festival or Formula 1 car race. Whatever it is, the principles are the same. As event manager you will need to research, plan, liaise with authorities, obtain permissions and licences, comply with legal requirements and then deliver the event to the public.


Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The event manager; 3. The event objective; 4. Planning the event; 5. Health & safety; 6. Type of event; 7. When to run the event; 8. Defining your target audience; 9. Audience size; 10. Advertising; 11. Event attractions; 12. Event requirements; 13. Accommodation and services; 14. Event site; 15. Traffic management; 16. Sign posting; 17. Permissions; 18. Car parking; 19. Radio communications; 20. Staffing; 21. First aid; 22. Security; 23. Insurance; 24. Emergency and normal procedures; 25. Formal presentation; 26. Event manager's manual; 27. Money; 28. Accounts; 29. Video diary/evidence; 30. Setting up; 31. Site maintenance; 32. Strip down/clear up; 33. Final debrief 34. Final report; 35. Conclusion; Annex A; Annex B; Index.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 28mm | 400g
  • Robinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472143469
  • 9781472143464
  • 355,411

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Anyone responsible for organising a public or voluntary event will want to do it safely and in compliance with legislation, delivering a memorable and fun day for all involved

This book will help you to research, plan, organise, manage and deliver any event, match, show, tournament or function that will be attended by more than a handful of people. You may be running a fete, fun run, carnival, school sports days, jumble sale, tennis tournament, car boot sale or even a huge pop festival or Formula 1® car race.

Whatever it is, the principles are the same. As event manager you will need to research, plan, liaise with authorities, obtain permissions and licences, comply with legal requirements and then deliver the event to the public. The Event Manager's Bible will help you do exactly that.

Des Conway has been involved in organising, planning, policing and managing events for more than three decades. He has seen first-hand how a lack of planning and preparation can easily make an event less successful than it could be. That's why he wrote this book - to compile all his experience and advice to help make sure that your event is a success.
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About D.G. Conway

Des Conway first became involved in event planning and managing in 1980. He has over 30 years' experience in the security field, serving as a police officer, working in government security and as a security consultant.
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