Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration
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This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Education (AEME) annual forum hosted at Cardiff Metropolitan University, 5–7 July 2017. Accordingly, it is gratifying to see some of the papers presented at the Forum make their way through the editorial process, to emerge here in published format. The annual AEME forum and the International Journal of Event and Festival Management are communication forms. They have a symbiotic role in the future of events education and research. Events have evolved and changed through time, raising both challenges and opportunities for the practitioner, the educator and the researcher alike. It is through a combination of collaborative activity and forwards thinking that the progress of events will continue to evolve. This special issue offers a record of some of the discussion, debate and vision of that evolution. The contributing papers highlight current and future success in academic and applied contexts.
Journal of Event and Festival Management;
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M. and Jackson, C. (2018) 'Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration', International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), pp.122-125. DOI: 10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032.
Article published in International Journal of Event and Festival Management, available open access at: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032.
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
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