International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 5 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: The festival and event experience

The impact of young people's participation in events : Developing a model of social event impact

Eliza Hixson

This paper aims to explore the social impact that two events, the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Clipsal 500, have on young residents (16-19 years old) of Adelaide. The purpose…


Integrating “self-efficacy” theory to the Motivation-Opportunity-Ability (MOA) model to reveal factors that influence inclusive engagement within local community festivals

Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke, Gillian Ragsdell

This study lies within “classical discourse” (Getz, 2010) within festival studies as its context is firmly situated within cultural anthropology and sociology. Unlike previous…


Factors explaining the use-value of sport event experiences

Tommy D. Andersson, John Armbrecht

– The purpose of this paper is to propose and test a model explaining the value of event experiences.


Changing audience behaviour: festival goers and throwaway tents

Stephen Henderson, James Musgrave

To translate theory into a practical tool, the purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual framework for the development of social marketing strategies to modify event…


World Masters Games 2017: organisational delivery models

Lara Middleditch, Trish Bradbury

The purpose of this paper is to explore how multiple partners could be managed to ensure the successful delivery of the World Masters Games (WMG), 2017. Specifically, its…


Knowledge sharing: insights from Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Festival volunteers

Gillian Ragsdell, Allan Jepson

The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a British Academy funded project that investigated the knowledge sharing activities of volunteers within three Campaign for…

Emporda music festivals as tourism diversification tools

Inmaculada Diaz Soria, Asunción Blanco-Romero, Gemma Canoves I. Valiente

– The purpose of this paper is to focus on territorial dynamics generated by five music festivals in the Emporda region (Spain) and its tourism sector.


Social network analysis and festival cities: an exploration of concepts, literature and methods

David Jarman, Eleni Theodoraki, Hazel Hall, Jane Ali-Knight

Social network analysis (SNA) is an under-utilised framework for research into festivals and events. The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the history of SNA and explore its…

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