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An Events Management news resource designed to support the textbook edited by John Beech, Sebastian Kaiser and Robert Kaspar and published by Pearson Education. See also http://tinyurl.com/TBOSM for Sports Management news.  Using the TAGS below is strongly recommended.
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Plenty of tickets left for Bayou Country Superfest as it faces big competition in 'oversaturated' market

Plenty of tickets left for Bayou Country Superfest as it faces big competition in 'oversaturated' market | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Baton Rouge, LA /News/: Country music fans are likely to see empty seats at Tiger Stadium when Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Jason Aldean visit for Bayou Country Superfest over Memorial Day weekend. Tickets are still available all three days of the show — in fact, fans with the
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Fifa receives record number of bids for Futsal World Cup

Fifa receives record number of bids for Futsal World Cup | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
World football’s governing body Fifa has confirmed that a record eight countries will be bidding to stage the 2020 edition of its Futsal World Cup.
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NFL announces future Super Bowl venues

NFL announces future Super Bowl venues | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
iSportConnect combines business networking, an in-depth look at the latest sports business news and the market data, listings of events and jobs as well as market analysis to provide a one-stop shop for the sports business community.
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World Rugby reveals record-breaking impact of 2015 World Cup

World Rugby reveals record-breaking impact of 2015 World Cup | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
World Rugby, the global governing body for rugby union, has revealed that England’s hosting of the 2015 World Cup resulted in the most economically successful edition of the national team tournament in its history.
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PyeongChang 2018 chief tackles concerns over venue construction, sponsorship sales

PyeongChang 2018 chief tackles concerns over venue construction, sponsorship sales | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Newly-appointed PyeongChang 2018 president Lee Hee-beom has maintained concerns over venue construction and the sponsorship programme for the next edition of the winter Olympic Games will be addressed, after completing his first week in the job.
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Cvent reveals 2016 list of top 25 meeting destinations in Europe

Cvent reveals 2016 list of top 25 meeting destinations in Europe | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, has today revealed its annual list of the top 25 cities for meetings and events in Europe. The report also outlines the top 50 cities in the United States, and the top 25 in the Asia Pacific (APAC) regions. The rankings were compiled according to meeting …
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Festival Technology Trends to Watch in 2016

Festival Technology Trends to Watch in 2016 | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
RFID Wristbands RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) wristbands are becoming a staple in the festival world because it is an elegant solution to many problems. Eventbrite reported that Maker Faire…
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Sapporo to step up plan for 2026 Olympics bid

Sapporo to step up plan for 2026 Olympics bid | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The Japanese city of Sapporo has revealed that it will present an initial bid plan for the 2026 winter Olympic Games to the Japanese Olympic Committee after the conclusion of this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Russia 2018 chief dismisses concerns over Samara and Kaliningrad venues despite warning from Sports Minister

Russia 2018 chief dismisses concerns over Samara and Kaliningrad venues despite warning from Sports Minister | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
There are no delays in the construction of venues in Samara and
Kaliningrad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the head of the
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Measuring ROI remains top challenge for corporates

Measuring ROI remains top challenge for corporates | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
Less than a third of marketers are confident they can deliver and measure ROI according to a recent survey aimed at event managers in the corporate sector. A report on Corporate Event Marketing in The UK 2016 has been published by event management software provider Symphony. The study finds that measuring ROI is the biggest …
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Tokyo Olympics: €1.3m payment to secret account raises questions over 2020 Games

Tokyo Olympics: €1.3m payment to secret account raises questions over 2020 Games | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
A seven-figure payment from the successful Tokyo Olympic bid team to a notorious account linked to the son of disgraced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack was apparently made during the race to host the 2020 Games, the Guardian has learned
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Solomon Islands land hosting rights to 2023 Pacific Games

Solomon Islands land hosting rights to 2023 Pacific Games | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The Solomon Islands has today (Wednesday) landed the rights to host the 2023 Pacific Games after a closely fought contest with Tahiti.
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Valais and Vaud join forces for Swiss 2026 Olympics bid

Valais and Vaud join forces for Swiss 2026 Olympics bid | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The bidding field for a potential Swiss bid for the 2026 winter Olympics has narrowed today (Thursday) after the cantons of Valais and Vaud announced they would team up to launch a joint tilt at the Games.
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Japanese Olympic Committee set up investigation into Olympic bid

Japanese Olympic Committee set up investigation into Olympic bid | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
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Glastonbury Festival fined £12,000 for human waste pollution

Glastonbury Festival fined £12,000 for human waste pollution | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The organisers of Glastonbury Festival are fined £12,000 for allowing human sewage to leak into a stream, causing "extensive" pollution and killing fish.
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Argentina to bid for 2027 Rugby World Cup

Argentina to bid for 2027 Rugby World Cup | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The Argentinian government has said the country will bid for the 2027 Rugby World Cup in an effort to take the national team tournament to the Americas for the first time.
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Austria concert: Deadly gun rampage in Nenzing

Austria concert: Deadly gun rampage in Nenzing | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
A gunman opens fire at a concert in the western Austrian town of Nenzing, killing two people before shooting himself dead, police say.
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Two Welshmen are behind Transylvania's first-ever vampire festival

Two Welshmen are behind Transylvania's first-ever vampire festival | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The man behind the Porthcawl Elvis Festival has teamed up with a journalism lecturer and filmmaker from Rhoose for the Romanian venture
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US Department of Justice launches probe into Sochi doping allegations

US Department of Justice launches probe into Sochi doping allegations | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
The US Department of Justice has opened an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping by dozens of Russia’s top athletes.
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Top Euro cop says France 2016 faces huge security challenges

Top Euro cop says France 2016 faces huge security challenges | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
May 16 – The head of the European Union’s police agency says he is “extremely concerned” about a possible attack on Euro 2016 in France, saying the tournament is an “attractive target” for terrorists.
Recalling the recent attacks in Paris and Brussels, Europol director Rob Wainwright, in an interview with German newspaper Die Welt,  said guarding all public places poses massive challenges for security forces.
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Rio's new metro to work at half capacity for Olympics

Rio's new metro to work at half capacity for Olympics | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
A new metro line in Rio de Janeiro promised for the 2016 Olympics will open just days before the event and will only work at half capacity, officials say.
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FIFA unveil 2026 World Cup bidding process

FIFA unveil 2026 World Cup bidding process | The Business of Events Management | Scoop.it
FIFA unveiled the timetable of its delayed bidding process for the 2026 World Cup on Tuesday, with president Gianni Infantino's plans for a 40-team tournament to be decided upon by October and a final decision on the hosts to be made in May 2020.
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