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Events management industries

See below for a selection of the latest books from Events management industries category. Presented with a red border are the Events management industries books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Events management industries books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Applied Crowd Science

Applied Crowd Science

Crowd safety is of paramount importance, and risk analysis is crucial to good planning and management of any large scale event or facility involving the presence or flow of large numbers of people. This practical resource shows how crowd sciences can assist in planning, licensing and safe operation for events and places of public assembly, and gives a variety of case studies and examples from around the world using the core tools of DIM-ICE, RAMP analysis, risk and congestion mapping, and decision support analysis. It suits event planners and managers, public administrators, and urban and transportation designers as well as the police and emergency services. Keith Still and Chris Kemp draw on their extensive experience of event safety planning and management, delivery of training courses to professionals and to MSc level students, and deliver a practical how to guide for the application of the crowd sciences.

The Routledge Handbook of Event Design

The Routledge Handbook of Event Design

Author: Steve Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Large Event Security Planning and Emergency Management

Large Event Security Planning and Emergency Management

Author: David R. (Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA) Black Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

This book examines the safety and security of event planning, from small and mid-sized events to large scale events requiring cross-jurisdictional and, potentially, national authority involvement. Natural (earthquakes, tsunamis, severe weather) and man-made (terrorism, chemical spills, train derailments) disasters present challenges for large event planners. Risk assessments are covered as well as the event planning process, response planning, crisis management, and the decision-making and chain-of-authority framework necessary to take critical action during and immediately following a crisis.

The Routledge Handbook of Business Events

The Routledge Handbook of Business Events

Author: Charles Arcodia Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation

Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation

Hospitality managers are at a critical inflection point. Digital advancements are ramping up guest expectations and introducing non-traditional competitors that threaten to disrupt the whole industry. The hospitality managers whose organisations are to thrive need to get their organisations into a position where they can effectively leverage digital technologies to simultaneously deliver breakthroughs in efficiency, agility and guest experience. Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation is a much-needed guidebook to digital disruption and transformation for current and prospective hospitality and leisure managers. The book: Explains digital technology advancements, how they cause disruption, and the implications of this for hospitality and leisure organisations Explains the digital business and digital transformation imperative for hospitality and leisure organisations Discusses the different digital capabilities required to effectively compete as a digital business Discusses the new or enhanced roles hospitality and leisure managers need to play in effecting different digital capabilities, as well as the competencies required to play these roles Unpacks more than 36 key digital technology advancements, discussing what they are, how they work, and their current plus potential uses across the hospitality and leisure industry. This book will be useful for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying IT, Information Systems or Digital Business-related courses as part of degrees in hospitality and leisure management, as well as practitioners studying for professional qualifications.

Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation

Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation

Hospitality managers are at a critical inflection point. Digital advancements are ramping up guest expectations and introducing non-traditional competitors that threaten to disrupt the whole industry. The hospitality managers whose organisations are to thrive need to get their organisations into a position where they can effectively leverage digital technologies to simultaneously deliver breakthroughs in efficiency, agility and guest experience. Hospitality Management and Digital Transformation is a much-needed guidebook to digital disruption and transformation for current and prospective hospitality and leisure managers. The book: Explains digital technology advancements, how they cause disruption, and the implications of this for hospitality and leisure organisations Explains the digital business and digital transformation imperative for hospitality and leisure organisations Discusses the different digital capabilities required to effectively compete as a digital business Discusses the new or enhanced roles hospitality and leisure managers need to play in effecting different digital capabilities, as well as the competencies required to play these roles Unpacks more than 36 key digital technology advancements, discussing what they are, how they work, and their current plus potential uses across the hospitality and leisure industry. This book will be useful for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying IT, Information Systems or Digital Business-related courses as part of degrees in hospitality and leisure management, as well as practitioners studying for professional qualifications.

Risk Management for Events

Risk Management for Events

Author: Julia Rutherford Silvers, William O'Toole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2020

Risk Management for Events is a comprehensive and practical guide that supports academic and professional development programs to prepare individuals for entering or advancement in the international events industry. 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 operate in a manner that ensures the hosting organizations or individuals achieve their objectives in a proper and profitable way, event risk management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management process. This new edition has been revised and updated to include: New case studies and examples from a wide range of international destinations and different types of events. Updated statistics and data throughout. New content on emergent risk, on-site decision-making, terrorism, and public health, including the COVID-19 pandemic, and corruption within events. Updated online material, including a case study archive and weblinks to useful resources. This will be an invaluable resource for all those studying events management.

Risk Management for Events

Risk Management for Events

Author: Julia Rutherford Silvers, William O'Toole Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/12/2020

Risk Management for Events is a comprehensive and practical guide that supports academic and professional development programs to prepare individuals for entering or advancement in the international events industry. 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 operate in a manner that ensures the hosting organizations or individuals achieve their objectives in a proper and profitable way, event risk management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management process. This new edition has been revised and updated to include: New case studies and examples from a wide range of international destinations and different types of events. Updated statistics and data throughout. New content on emergent risk, on-site decision-making, terrorism, and public health, including the COVID-19 pandemic, and corruption within events. Updated online material, including a case study archive and weblinks to useful resources. This will be an invaluable resource for all those studying events management.

Managing Major Sports Events

Managing Major Sports Events

Managing Major Sports Events: Theory and Practice is a complete introduction to the principles and practical skills that underpin the running and hosting of major sports events, from initial bid to post-event legacy and sustainability. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, the book draws on the latest research from across multiple disciplines, explores real-world situations, and emphasises practical problem-solving skills. It covers every key area in the event management process, including: * Bidding, leadership, and planning; * Marketing and human resource management; * Venues and ceremonies; * Communications and technology (including social media); * Functional area considerations (including sport, protocol, and event services); * Security and risk management; * Games-time considerations; * Event wrap-up and evaluation; * Legacy and sustainability. This revised edition includes expanded coverage of cutting-edge topics such as digital media, culture, human resources, the volunteer workforce, readiness, security, and managing Games-time. Each chapter combines theory, practical decision-making exercises, and case studies of major sports events from around the world, helping students and practitioners alike to understand and prepare for the reality of executing major events on an international scale. Also new to this edition is an Outlook, Trends, and Innovations section in each chapter, plus tips from leading events professionals. Managing Major Sports Events: Theory and Practice is an essential textbook for any course on sports event management or international sports management, and an invaluable resource for all sport management researchers, practitioners and policymakers. Online resources include PowerPoint slides, multiple choice questions, essay questions, stories, and decision-making exercises.

Managing Major Sports Events

Managing Major Sports Events

Managing Major Sports Events: Theory and Practice is a complete introduction to the principles and practical skills that underpin the running and hosting of major sports events, from initial bid to post-event legacy and sustainability. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, the book draws on the latest research from across multiple disciplines, explores real-world situations, and emphasises practical problem-solving skills. It covers every key area in the event management process, including: * Bidding, leadership, and planning; * Marketing and human resource management; * Venues and ceremonies; * Communications and technology (including social media); * Functional area considerations (including sport, protocol, and event services); * Security and risk management; * Games-time considerations; * Event wrap-up and evaluation; * Legacy and sustainability. This revised edition includes expanded coverage of cutting-edge topics such as digital media, culture, human resources, the volunteer workforce, readiness, security, and managing Games-time. Each chapter combines theory, practical decision-making exercises, and case studies of major sports events from around the world, helping students and practitioners alike to understand and prepare for the reality of executing major events on an international scale. Also new to this edition is an Outlook, Trends, and Innovations section in each chapter, plus tips from leading events professionals. Managing Major Sports Events: Theory and Practice is an essential textbook for any course on sports event management or international sports management, and an invaluable resource for all sport management researchers, practitioners and policymakers. Online resources include PowerPoint slides, multiple choice questions, essay questions, stories, and decision-making exercises.