Events Planning Products

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues

    By Andrew Smith

    Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years organisers have tried to bring events out of traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Special Event Production: The Resources

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production resources looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the resources and is an extensive reference guide to the technical details of a big event. It provides a thorough grounding on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Special Event Production: The Process

    2nd Edition

    By Doug Matthews

    This must-have guide to special event production looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the process - the planning and business aspects - to provide a unique guide to producing a variety of events from weddings to festivals. It explains…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management

    Edited by Milena M. Parent, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Exploring the cultural, ideological and economic legacies of Euro 2012

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, Christos Kassimeris

    European National football came together in the summer of 2012 for the 14th occasion. This book sets out to examine the enduring social tensions between supporters and authorities, as well as those between local, national and European identities, which formed the backdrop to the 14th staging of the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Routledge Handbook of Events

    Edited by Stephen Page, Joanne Connell

    The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with this rapidly expanding discipline. It brings together leading specialists from range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • Event Design

    Social perspectives and practices

    Edited by Greg Richards, Lénia Marques, Karen Mein

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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