Events Management


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2-3 Weeks

Product Description

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

discusses the key components for staging an event, covering the whole process from creation to evaluation

examines the events industry within its broader business context, covering impacts and event tourism

provides an effective guide for producers of events

contains learning objectives and review questions to consolidate learning


Each chapter features a real-life case study to illustrate key concepts and place theory in a practical context, as well as preparing students to tackle any challenges they may face in managing events. Examples include the Beijing Olympic Games, Google Zeitgeist Conference, International Confex, Edinburgh International Festival, Ideal Home Show and Glastonbury Festival.


Carefully constructed to maximise learning, the text provides the reader with:

a systematic guide to organizing successful events, examining areas such as staging, logistics, marketing, human resource management, control and budgeting, risk management, impacts, evaluation and reporting

fully revised and updated content including new chapters on sustainable development and events, perspectives on events, and expanded content on marketing, legal issues, risk and health and safety management

a companion website: with additional materials and links to websites and other resources for both students and lecturers