Industry Example: Arcadia Spectacular

Kevin Chambers

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    Principles of Festival Management is a complete guide to developing and running a festival from inception to evaluation, covering all aspects of festival management and key central issues and contemporary debates.

    It focuses on the practical skills and knowledge needed for successful festival management, with a step by step approach to the planning, managing and staging processes. Theoretically underpinned, it provides a combination of management perspectives, practical advice and festival studies understandings across a diverse range of festivals, art-forms, audiences, locations, impacts and business models, enabling readers to think critically about the many challenges facing festivals managers.

    Principles of Festival Management provides the reader with a single port of call for developing and running a festival from inception to evaluation, covering all aspects of festivals management and discussing the key central issues and contemporary debates (such as financing, volunteering, security and much more).

    It is a vital resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students and academics in the fields of events, festivals, arts, music industry and cultural management and leisure and tourism studies, as well as early career festivals managers and employees.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPrinciples of Festival Management
    EditorsChris Newbold, Jennie Jordan, Paul Kelly, Kristy Diaz
    Place of PublicationWoodeaton
    PublisherGoodfellow Publishers Ltd
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-911396-84-0
    ISBN (Print)978-1-911396-82-6, 978-1-911396-83-3
    Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2019


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