The international events environment
This source preferred by Nicole Ferdinand
Authors: Ferdinand, N. and Wesner, S.
Editors: Ferdinand, N. and Kitchin, P.
Publisher: Sage Publications
Place of Publication: London
This chapter strives to highlight the growing international dimensions of events management, whilst recognising the differences in events management practices that occur country to country. It starts by briefly outlining the characteristics and origins of international events. It then seeks to provide an understanding of the international events environment, which is the focus of the chapter. It divides the international events environment into global and local/community factors and outlines how they impact international event management practice.