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


Table of contents - Special Issue: Contemporary Issues in Event Venue Management

Guest Editors: Anna Leask, Ahmed Hassanien

Toward a typology of events venues

Ahmed Hassanien, Crispin Dale

Events venues are incredibly diverse and yet a coherent typology fails to be apparent in the mainstream literature. Indeed, the focus of research has predominately been on the…


Web 2.0 as a marketing tool for conference centres

Rob Davidson

The paper aims to provide an overview of how UK conference centres have incorporated Web 2.0 applications, such as Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter, into their marketing…


Social media use in sports and entertainment venues

Philip C. Rothschild

This paper aims to uncover how social media is used, managed, and perceived by sports and entertainment venue (SEV) managers. While there is considerable evidence that social…


Applying “work process knowledge” to visitor attractions venues

Shuna Marr

The purpose of this paper is to illuminate how the strategic decisions a visitor attraction (VA) makes in relation to how it handles weddings or corporate functions on site will…


Discretionary corporate social responsibility: introducing the GREENER VENUE

Julie Whitfield, Leonardo A.N. Dioko

The purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual comparative framework measuring the implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) within the UK conference sector.


Actualizing environmental sustainability at Vancouver 2010 venues

Ian F. Ponsford

Philosophical espousal of the sustainability rubric is becoming widespread in the event industry. A business systems‐oriented literature has emerged that helps event organizers…

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