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Publication date: 3 January 2023

Raquel García Revilla, Olga Martinez Moure and Carmen Sarah Einsle

In this work, the authors present a review of mobile applications for event management available for smartphones with the iOS operating system. The objective of the work is to…

Abstract

Purpose

In this work, the authors present a review of mobile applications for event management available for smartphones with the iOS operating system. The objective of the work is to carry out an analysis of these applications, offering an educational point of view and filling a gap in the doctrine, as the authors are dealing with an academically still new subject.

Design/methodology/approach

First, the authors conducted a literature review regarding the impact of technology on event organizations. Second, the authors analysed mobile applications for event management, the results of which are presented in this paper. Particularly, its main characteristics, strengths and weaknesses are analysed. Finally, the authors present the design of an activity with one of the beforehand analysed applications, in order to see its contribution to event management education.

Findings

It has been possible to improve learning and acquire specific skills related to the subject of study. Specified event management applications offer a wide range of advantages to facilitate the planning and management of events.

Practical implications

The study provides practical implications for managers in the hospitality industry.

Originality/value

This study provides a deeper insight into the functionalities and usefulness of event management mobile applications.

Details

International Journal of Event and Festival Management, vol. 14 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1758-2954

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