tourism and events industry actually have to offer?
The rapid growth of events in the past decade led to the formation of an identifiable events industry (Bowdin et al., 2006). This paper will be focusing mainly on the sports events industry and will identify and discuss what the events industry actually...
Events Provision in Birmingham
This essay is set out to look at the events industry; it will look at the nature of events and identify the range of events being promoted in the city of Birmingham. Examples will be given of the current events taking place in Birmingham between the period of 4 October...
How can hosting the Olympic Games positively or negatively affect a city? |
Hosting the Olympic Games |
Floyd Ellison |
Andrew Clink |
How can hosting the Olympic Games positively or negatively affect the host city? There are many different views on this subject and this paper shall...
Subject: Drawing on previous examples of major sporting events and festivals, critically discuss the assumption that London will benefit from hosting the Olympic Games.
Word count: 2370
Mega sports events like the Olympic or the commonwealth Games, the Football World Cup or the...
are both advantages and disadvantages for cities hosting the winter and summer Olympics. Let’s first take a look at some of the advantages the winning host cities can expect to enjoy when they host these high profile events.
According to Chung and Wan Woo (2011) mega-events such as the Olympics have...
IMPORTACE OF GAMES AND SPORTS
Have you ever noticed that why people play games and sports? Of course, many people do not know the actual reasons of that. As water and food are necessary for our life same is the relation of sports and games with our health. People who don’t take interest in such...
The Future of the Events and Conference Industry in Asia from the aspect of the current economical conditions.
Chapter 1 – The Problem and Its Setting
1.0.1 Events Management & Special Events
By definition of The Chambers Dictionary (1998, p.560), an event is anything which happens;...
Sports boosters often claim that major sporting events, so-called “mega-events,” inject
Large sums of money into the cities lucky enough to host them. Promoters envision hoards of
wealthy sports fans descending on a city’s hotels, restaurants, and businesses, and showering
them with fistfuls of dollars...
1. Introduction 2
2. Description of Event 2
2.1 History 2
2.2 Characteristics 2
2.2.1 Form 2
2.2.2 Theme and Design 3
3. Event Experiences 3
3.1 Target Market 3
3.2 Stakeholders 3
3.3 Meanings 4
3.4 Motivations 4
4. Outcomes of Event 5
4.1 Social and Cultural outcomes 5
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Sports events and tourism: the
Singapore Formula One
Joan C. Henderson
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Does holding the Olympic Games have benefits
for the host country？
In recent years, the Olympic Games have developed into one of the most significant mega-international sporting events (Roche，2000). More and more cities are...
games on hosting city:
The case of Sydney Olympics
Olympic Games had developed and now become one of the most significant international sporting event (Malfas, M et al. 2004), from the first Olympic games host in Athens in 1896, a lot of countries wants to win the bid of hosting this event in their...
Marketing Strategies –Create a Charity Night or Event to Drive New Sales
April 27th, 2011
Hosting charity nights, event night, and meetings with neighborhood local community teams, sports teams and charities is surely a quick method to generate new sales each and every week. The premise is basic,...
The relationship between sport and tourism
In order to understand the meaning of sport tourism, firstly we need to understand the term sport and tourism. Generally, sport can be defined as “all forms of physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim at expressing or improving...
Special events management refers to the use of project management in organizing, creating and developing activities such as festivals, events, conferences and exhibition. It involves identifying the target audience, identifying the objective of the event and coordinating the technical...
DOES THE WINNER REALLY TAKE IT ALL: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF MEGA SPORT EVENTS ON FDI FLOWS OF THE HOSTING COUNTRY
by Valentyna Baloshenko A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MA in Economic Analysis Kyiv School of Economics 2012
though. Chalkley and Essex go on to describe and show the evolution of the Olympics as a “hallmark”, mega event with the ability to bring in money and sustainable urban development. It is an expensive event where cities don’t usually have the infrastructure needed. The International Olympic Committee and...
World Journal of Sport Sciences 7 (2): 114-117, 2012 ISSN 2078-4724 © IDOSI Publications, 2012 DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjss.2012.7.2.1175
Analysis and Study of Sports Sponsors’ Participation in Iran
A. Zamani, 2M. Dousti and 3S.J. Mosavi
Faculty Member of Islamic Azad University (Qaemshahr...
Against a backdrop of the growing political, social and cultural significance of sport, critically examine the increasing role of nation states in the field of sport policy
When looking at any particular nation state you must look at three crucial areas that work in tandem to create the term nation...
there has been an on going debate as to whether or not hosting so called “mega sporting events” is beneficial to the hosting nation and cities, either economically or socially. In the early years of mega events the view that hosting one of these events was an economic burden was the view of almost everybody...
Two of the earliest academic attempts to define events come from Donald Getz and J.J Goldblatt who identify an event as being ‘special’, ‘one off’, ‘unique’ and ‘beyond everyday experience’, thus immediately setting them apart from other more routine activities. Goldblatt (1990) states...
The Impact of Professional Sports on the U.S. Economy
Do professional sports have a “major league” impact on the US economy? Most professional sports such as the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League have teams that...
To what extent can an Olympic host city benefits from the Olympic Games
According to the Cambridge dictionary (2012), the Olympic Games is a set of international sports competitions that happen once every four years. The first Olympic Games were held in Greece in 1896 and the Olympic...
Issues Developing Countries face when Hosting and bidding for ‘Mega Events’
Table of Contents
Conclusion and Outlook based on Selection Criteria…………………………………..…..P22 3
I. Introduction 4
II. Developed Nations traditionally host ‘Mega-Events’ 6
Whether you follow football, rugby, athletics or any other type of sport, the experience, interest and the whole approach of sports has changed immensely over the past century. Before the late 19th century, sport was somehow provisional event with absolutely no interest from the government but has now as...
and Events Management BA
It is a controversial issue as to why important and how categorised events should be presently. For the purposes of this essay several events issues will be taken into consideration. This essay will firstly identify categories of events, it will discuss why hosting leisure...
Modeling and Forecasting UK Tourism from Hosting Mega Event:
The Case of London 2012 Olympics
Date: November 26, 2010
This research constructs the econometric model to forecast international tourist arrivals in the UK during the 2012 London...
Sports and Development: An Economic Perspective
on the Impact of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa
Jo Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele
LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Version 2 February 2008
The relationship between sports...
Factors which contribute to political stability which will become the considerations of mega events
A stable government is seen as a peaceful, law-abiding society where decision-making and politico-societal change are the result of institutionalised and eufunctional procedures and not the outcome...
Short Essay – Sport Management 1304HSL
Rugby Union as a whole contributes to the economic value of sport positively in many different aspects. The economic value of sport contributes by business investments and employment in the sporting sector. The three sectors of the sporting industry; non-profit...