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Managing Sport Events Synopsis

Running a successful sporting event requires the knowledge and skills to plan, organise, promote, lead and communicate effectively. Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition prepares readers to manage events with ease. It guides them through the entire process, from event conception to post-event evaluation. Merging research findings with best practices, this new second edition presents the key principles of event management. With updated references throughout, Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition emphasises practical application by offering plenty of contemporary examples and learning opportunities for students. This essential guide leads students through the reality of what it takes to conduct a successful event. Starting with event conception and development, the text then addresses key planning areas such as staffing, budgets, marketing, promotion and sponsorship. It then moves on to the key operational areas which include services, logistics and on-site management. Finally it concludes with details of post-event duties and considerations. Managing Sport Events, 2nd Edition integrates the traditional business segments of sport management with the unique requirements of event management. This guide is an essential resource for current and future professionals working in sport at all levels.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781492570950
Publication date: 23rd August 2019
Author: T. Christopher Greenwell, Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, David Shonk
Publisher: Human Kinetics an imprint of Human Kinetics Publishers
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Sporting events & management,

About T. Christopher Greenwell, Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, David Shonk

T. Christopher Greenwell is professor in the department of health and sport science at the University of Louisville. He has taught event management since 2002 and has published several articles on various aspects of the service environment at sport events. Greenwell has direct experience as an event manager, having planned and coordinated the event management, promotions and game operations for all athletic events in an NCAA Division I athletic programme. Events under his management set attendance records in men's and women's basketball, volleyball and women's soccer. Greenwell was also an event volunteer for major events such as the Super Bowl, the ...

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