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Events Management

Edited by Glenn A J Bowdin, Conrad Lashley, Donald Getz

The events industry, including festivals, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, incentives, sports and a range of other events, is rapidly developing and makes a significant contribution to business and leisure related tourism. With increased regulation and the growth of government and corporate involvement in events, the environment has become much more complex. Event managers are now required to identify and service a wide range of stakeholders and to balance their needs and objectives. Though mainly operating at national levels, there has been significant growth of academic provision to meet the needs of events and related industries and the organisations that comprise them. The English speaking nations, together with key Northern European countries, have developed programmes of study leading to the award of diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate awards. These courses focus on providing education and training for future event professionals, and cover areas such as event planning and management, marketing, finance, human resource management and operations. Modules in events management are also included in many tourism, leisure, recreation and hospitality qualifications in universities and colleges.

New and Published Books

1-10 of 11 results in Events Management
  1. Human Resource Management for the Event Industry

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Van Der Wagen, Lauren White

    Series: Events Management

    Human Resource Management for Events still remains the only text to introduce students to the unique application of HR principles in the context of a highly complex event environment. Linking theory, research and application it looks at the purpose and processes of managing such a sizable &...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition

    A Global Industry, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Rogers

    Series: Events Management

    Conferences and Conventions: A Global Industry 3rd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the global conference, convention and meetings industry. It examines the industry’s origins, structure, economic, social and environmental impacts, education, training and career...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Event Studies

    Theory, Research and Policy for Planned Events, 2nd Edition

    By Donald Getz

    Series: Events Management

    Event Studies is the only book devoted to developing knowledge and theory about planned events. This book focuses on event planning and management, outcomes, the experience of events and the meanings attached to them, the dynamic processes shaping events and why people attend them. Event Studies...

    Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Events Feasibility and Development

    By William O'Toole

    Series: Events Management

    Events Feasibility and Development: From Strategy to Operations describes the optimum way to develop and grow events. It demonstrates how governments and companies create the event portfolio to maximise their investment. It describes the latest in the growing event industry around the world: the...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Events Management

    3rd Edition

    By Glenn A.J. Bowdin, Johnny Allen, William O'Toole, Rob Harris, Ian McDonnell

    Series: Events Management

    Events Management is the must-have introductory text providing a complete A-Z of the principles and practices of planning, managing and staging events. The book: introduces the concepts of event planning and management presents the study of events management within an academic environment...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Risk Management for Meetings and Events

    By Julia Rutherford Silvers

    Series: Events Management

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. Creating and managing the environment in which these people will gather carries with it awesome responsibilities — legal, ethical, and financial. To provide a safe and secure setting and to...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Event Studies

    Theory, Research and Policy for Planned Events

    By Donald Getz

    Series: Events Management

    Event Studies is the only book devoted to developing knowledge and theory about planned events. This book focuses on event planning and management, outcomes, the experience of events and the meanings attached to them, the dynamic processes shaping events and why people attend them. Event...

    Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Events Design and Experience

    By Graham Berridge

    Series: Events Management

    For the first time Events Design and Experience draws together the relationship between event design and the experience of consumers and participants. It explores and analyses the event experience of the individual and how this can be ‘controlled’ by design.By drawing upon ongoing research...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events

    By Rob Davidson, Tony Rogers, Rob Davidson, Tony Rogers

    Series: Events Management

    Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events covers key areas in marketing and promotion, such as:* Trends and issues in destination and venue marketing* Strategic marketing planning, ROI and strategy evaluation* Destination and venue selling strategies* Future...

    Published April 25th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Innovative Marketing Communications

    By Guy Masterman, Emma Wood

    Series: Events Management

    Innovative Marketing Communications for Events Management provides students and event managers with a complete insight into the strategic and innovative marketing of events of all scales and nature. The book builds a conceptual framework for the development, planning, implementation and evaluation...

    Published October 3rd 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events, 2nd Edition
    By Tony Rogers, Rob Davidson
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  2. Event Studies: Theory, Research and Policy for Planned Events, 3rd Edition

    To Be Published November 30th 2015

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