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Event management studies are fast growing in popularity, covering a diverse range of activities such as music and film festivals, concerts, sporting events and conferences. This textbook gives a broad and practical coverage of the major themes in events. Outlining both the historical developments and current state of the industry, whilst also taking into account wider political and cultural issues, the book covers the different elements of planning, project management, health and safety, funding, operations, human resources, marketing and logistics that are vital for successful management. Critical issues such as impacts, sustainability and legacy of events are also discussed. Supported by international case studies and review questions, Events Management provides a current and up-to-date view of the industry in this field.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 740g
  • Wallingford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1845936825
  • 9781845936822
  • 1,813,761

Table of contents

I: Introduction
Part 1: Context and concepts
1: Culture and the Event Experience - Ghislaine Povey & Jo-Ansie Van Wyck
2: Developing the Event Concept - Alison Booth
3: Event Networks and Supply Chains - Geoff Dickson
Part 2: Event Planning & Operations Management
4: Funding. Sponsorship and Financial Management - Caroline Wiscombe
5: Delivering Live Events - Peter Robinson, Ade Oriade & Steve Gelder
Part A: The Event Idea
Part B: Pre-Event Planning
Part C: The Big Day!
Part D: The Big Tidy-Up
6: Successful Staffing of Events - Sine Heitmann & Christine Roberts
7: Marketing Events - Debra Wale & Andrew Ridal
8: Managing a Quality Experience - Ade Oriade
9: Sustainable Events Management - Sine Heitmann & Dr. David Lorant
Part 3: Critical and contemporary issues 10. Event Strategy - Crispin Dale & Dimitri Tassiopolous
11: Event Legacy - Geoff Dickson
II: Conclusion
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About Peter Robinson

- Peter Robinson is Head of the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University. Prior to entering academia Peter gained experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors within tourism, hospitality and events management, including senior management roles with The National Trust and Derby University as Tourism Projects Manager overseeing a range of EU funded business support projects.

Peter has worked as a business development consultant (mainly within the leisure sector) with a number of high profile clients across the UK. Peter has gained experience developing businesses in the tourism, events, automotive, retail and IT sectors. He is currently a Trustee of the Carpet Museum in Kidderminster and Elvaston Castle and Gardens Trust.

He is a Member of The Tourism Society and The Tourism Management Institute, and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy The Institute for Travel and Tourism Management (and a member of the ITT Education an Training Committee). Peter is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - Peter Robinson is Head of the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University. Prior to entering academia Peter gained experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors within tourism, hospitality and events management, including senior management roles with The National Trust and Derby University as Tourism Projects Manager overseeing a range of EU funded business support projects.

Peter has worked as a business development consultant (mainly within the leisure sector) with a number of high profile clients across the UK. Peter has gained experience developing businesses in the tourism, events, automotive, retail and IT sectors. He is currently a Trustee of the Carpet Museum in Kidderminster and Elvaston Castle and Gardens Trust.

He is a Member of The Tourism Society and The Tourism Management Institute, and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy The Institute for Travel and Tourism Management (and a member of the ITT Education an Training Committee). Peter is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Dr Ade Oriade is Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Postgraduate Course Leader for MA International Hospitality Management and MA Event and Venue Management at the University of Wolverhampton. Ade teaches Tourism, Hospitality, and Research Methods modules in the Department of Marketing, Innovation, Leisure and Enterprise. Apart from academic roles, Ade has worked on a number of travel and tourism consultancy projects. His work continues to contribute to policy/decision making in the industry and socio-economic development of destinations. Ade holds a PhD in Tourism and Services Management. Ade is widely published in his research areas. His main research areas are in services management and marketing in tourism/hospitality/event and sustainable tourism development and planning.
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