International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 11 Issue 1


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Accessibility all areas? UK live music industry perceptions of current practice and Information and Communication Technology improvements to accessibility for music festival attendees who are deaf or disabled

Adrian Bossey

This paper responds to a range of theory and industry reporting, to provide an informed narrative which explores the current state of accessibility at UK festivals for people who…


Assessing social media accessibility: the case of the Rock in Rio Lisboa music festival

Maria Gorete Dinis, Celeste Eusébio, Zélia Breda

This paper aims to present a framework to analyse whether information published on social media is accessible for people with disabilities (PwD), namely, visual and hearing…


Recognizing events 4.0: the digital maturity of events

William Gerard Ryan, Alex Fenton, Wasim Ahmed, Phillip Scarf

The purpose of this research is to explore and define the digital maturity of events using the Industry 4.0 model (I4.0) to create a definition for Events 4.0 (E4.0) and to place…


Strategic leveraging: evidences of small-scale sport events

Elsa Pereira, Margarida Mascarenhas, Adão Flores, Laurence Chalip, Gustavo Pires

The purpose of this paper is to identify the strategic leveraging goals associated with a portfolio of small-scale events and to analyze their implementation process…

Are “youth days” effective at motivating new sport participation? Evidence from a pre-post event research design

Jordan Taylor Bakhsh, Luke R. Potwarka, Ryan Snelgrove

The purpose of this paper is to explore the effects that exposure to a youth day event at an elite sport competition has on youth spectators’ motivations to participate in the…

Future of the arts festivals: do the views of managers and attendees match?

Mervi Luonila, Maarit Kinnunen

To make sense of the relationship between the festival attendance and the aims in arts festival management, the purpose of this paper is to explore the key characteristics for…

Value co-creation processes at sustainable music festivals: a grounded theory approach

Kim Werner, Kai-Michael Griese, Andreas Faatz

One of the most significant shifts in contemporary business thinking in the tourism and event industry is co-creation and the framework for adopting this collaborative approach is…

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