Author: Debra Wale
Category: Special events
The book examines the different aspects of events management. It is divided into three parts. The first part provides an introductory outline of the historical developments and current state of the industry, while also taking into account wider political and cultural issues. The second part of the book concentrates on practical operations management, including planning, project management, marketing, human resource management, health and safety, logistics and funding. Finally, the third part covers critical issues such as impacts, sustainability and legacy of events. Each chapter contains case studies from around the world and review questions, ensuring that the book is a useful learning tool and provides a current and up-to-date view of the industry in this increasingly popular field of study. The publication is designed for students and practitioners in the event sector and has been developed so that readers are able to understand theory and concepts presented through applied examples.