Chapter 8 Sustainability and sustainable event management
Published: April 2023
Component type: chapter
Published in: Cases For Event Management and Event Tourism
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5386
Sustainability is a macro-level policy issue. It involves living and working in ways that do not negatively affect future generations. To operate sustainably, events organisers need to maximise positive – and mitigate negative – economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts and legacies. This case provides students with the opportunity to (a) identify the impacts and legacies of a music festival, (b) identify examples of good practice in sustainable events management and evaluate the extent to which they are impactful, (c) strategically plan how they will enhance the sustainability of a festival, and (d) how they will evaluate the success of their proposed initiatives.
- Clare Mackay, UWE Bristol (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4804-5307
- Aurore Julien (Author)
- Jacob Hirst (Author)
For the source title:
- Vassilios Ziakas (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1501-7863
- Donald Getz, University of Queensland (Editor) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5562-8012
Mackay, Julien & Hirst, 2023
Mackay, C., Julien, A. & Hirst, J. (2023) "Chapter 8 Sustainability and sustainable event management" In: Ziakas, V. & Getz, D. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5408
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