International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 6 Issue 3


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Volunteer motivations at the 2012 Super Bowl

Jennifer L. VanSickle, David A. Pierce, Michael Diacin

The purpose of this paper is to examine mega-event volunteers’ motivations and their impact on volunteer satisfaction. Additionally, this study investigated motivational…


A modeling approach to sport volunteer satisfaction

Chrysostomos Giannoulakis, Chien-Hsin Wang, Nathan Felver

In a currently western-dominated body of literature, the purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the relationship between motivation, experience, and satisfaction through…


Government-funded event organisations – good and bad practice

Adrian Devine, Frances Devine

The purpose of this paper is to examine how the structure of government-funded event agencies affected the development of the events industry in Northern Ireland. The…


Comparison of sport tourists’ and locals’ motivation to participate in a running event

Thomas J. Aicher, Kostas Karadakis, Melfy M Eddosary

The purpose of this paper is two-fold. First, the authors compared tourists with local participants to determine if motivations to participate in a mid-scale marathon event varied…


Festival space: gender, liminality and the carnivalesque

Hanya Pielichaty

Contemporary outdoor rock and popular music festivals offer liminoidal spaces in which event participants can experience characteristics associated with the carnivalesque…


Visitor discourses on experiences: reasons for festival success and failure

Maarit Kinnunen, Antti Haahti

– The purpose of this paper is to unfold factors anchored in visitors’ experiences possibly determinant of the success or failure of cultural festivals.


Purposeful pedaling: analyzing MS 150 participant behavior

Elizabeth A. Gregg, David A. Pierce, Kristi M. Sweeney, Jason W. Lee

The purpose of this paper is to explore factors affecting participant awareness, attraction, and attachment to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s (NMSS) MS 150 PGA Tour…

Back to nature: Festivalgoer environmental beliefs and camping experience at non-urban festivals

David Gration, Maria Raciti, Gabby Walters

– The purpose of this paper is to explore festivalgoer/camper perceptions of and responses to the non-urban festival service environment (blended festivalscape).

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