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Key Concepts in Event Management



April 2013 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

"I found this text to be exactly what we were looking for to give our students a good understanding of the contemporary issues that affect the Events industry. I have recommended this as essential reading. It is well written and the format makes it an easy read raising key issues and challenging theory."

- Tanya Bellingham, School of Tourism & Hospitality, University of Plymouth


"An essential events managment reference handbook which addresses a number of key issues within the industry. A very interesting read!"

- Thomas Fletcher, Liverpool John Moores University


In recent years we have seen an enormous growth of festivals and event activity and the literature within the field is consequently huge. In order to make sense of this rapid and dynamic development, students are dependent on a book that can lead them through the myriad of theoretical frameworks offered.

This book naturally situates itself in the middle of this need, offering a comprehensive and illuminating account of the festival and event field. Written with academic rigour yet accessible at the same time, Quinn proves herself to be an outstanding communicator and stimulator of knowledge.

International in content and timely in its up to date coverage of key topics, this will be an invaluable reference source for students from of Event Management, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, and Sport and Leisure Management.

 
Introduction
 
Authenticity
 
Bidding
 
Community Festivals
 
Definitions
 
Economic Impact
 
Emerging Economies
 
European City of Culture
 
Evaluation
 
Event Management
 
Experience
 
Festival
 
Identity
 
Innovation
 
Leveraging
 
Marketing
 
MICE /MEEC
 
Motivation
 
Olympic Games
 
Place Marketing
 
Planning
 
Policy
 
Power and Politics
 
Regeneration
 
Regional Development
 
Risk Management
 
Service Quality
 
Social Capital
 
Social Function
 
Social Impact
 
Sponsorship
 
Sports Events
 
Stakeholders
 
Sustainable Events
 
Tourism
 
Volunteering

Excellent book for both event studies students and academics. It provides a comprehensive insight into a wide range of event management issues.

Ms Kelly Maguire
Business and Humanities, Sligo Institute of Technology
November 24, 2015

At present the planned HND in Event and Hospitality Management is not running but when it does on we anticipate adopting this book.

Miss Sue Mather
School of Business and Management, St Helens College
October 12, 2015

Some key factors relevant in the Event Management industry are detailed well within this text.

Many modern day mega events are used as key reference and would therefore be a useful read for potential students studying modules within this industry.

Mr Mark Treagust
Dept of Applied Health Sciences, Farnborough College of Technology
May 18, 2015

This book is a very good book.
Very useful to students.

Mrs Tawa Edwards
Year 0, Greenwich School of Management
March 13, 2015

This is an excellent text for any researcher or student and makes a major contribution to anyone's library.

Mr Paul Matthews
Business Administration , University College Birmingham
December 22, 2014

Many of my students have a real interest in Event Management so this well written text book will be a very useful resource for them.

Ms Rita Walsh
School of Business, Royal Agricultural College
September 19, 2014

This book is a good introduction to the conceptual thinking on event phenomenon. The examples of the recent research are presented throughout the book.

Ms Minni Haanpää
MTI, Univ. of Lapland
September 15, 2014

Comprehensive and has many overlaps with arts management, so useful in this sense. Eg there are practical issues that we do not cover on the course and this book includes these.

Ana Gaio
Cultural Policy and Management, City University
May 21, 2014

I found this text to be exactly what we were looking for to give our students a good understanding of the contemporary issues that affect the Events industry. I have recommended this as essential reading. It is well written and the format makes it an easy read raising key issues and challenging theory.

Mrs Tanya Bellingham
School of Tourism & Hospitality, Univ. of Plymouth
April 23, 2014

A beautiful written and practical introduction to the ever-growing lexicon of the event industry.

Mr Matt Kirby
Performance, University College Falmouth
April 22, 2014

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