International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 1 Issue 2


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Profiling the jazz festival audience

Steve Oakes

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to provide a detailed profile of the jazz festival audience in terms of age, gender, degree qualifications, home ownership levels…


Festival management innovation and failure

Jack Carlsen, Tommy D. Andersson, Jane Ali‐Knight, Kari Jaeger, Ruth Taylor

The paper seeks to examine the concepts, types and implications of festival innovation and failure.


Explicating inter‐organizational linkages of a host community's events network

Vassilios Ziakas, Carla A. Costa

The purpose of this paper is to examine the inter‐organizational patterns of an events network that shape a host community's capacity to capitalize on its event portfolio.


Designing and delivering compelling experiences: Insights from the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Sudhir H. Kale, Robin D. Pentecost, Natalina Zlatevska

Joseph Pine and Jim Gilmore coined the term “experience economy” to describe a paradigm shift in consumption. To survive in this new economy, businesses must provide customers…

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