The Rise of Event Industry

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Introduction To Event
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The Rise Of Event Industry And Event Tourism

YinJin Chen (Damon) 2-6

Words Count: 2052 words

Date: 20 October, 2012

Table Of Content

Introduction…………………………………………………….3 Chapter One: Events place today………………………………4 People activities…………………………………………... 4 Government Support……………………………………….4 Important for local…………………………………………5 Chapter Two: Events and Environment Sustainability………...5 Important for Environment Sustainability………………….5 Effects to environment……………………………………..6 What measures we can do?...................................................7 The biggest challenges that we faced………………………8 Chapter Three: The events effects on society in future………..9 Positive effects ……………………………………………9 Negative effects…………………………………………...10 Events industry in 20 years……………………………….11 Conclusion………………………………………………...12 Reference List……………………………………………..13

Introduction

In today’s society background, people become to pay more attention for the development of event industry and event tourism. For the past years, you might not have any concept about event, perhaps you also did not notice that event occurred in the world every single minute. Event has already into our life and people play different roles in it. Based on size and impact, we describe and categories them such as Mega-Events, for example Olympic Games, World Cup. Hallmark Events which like China Spring Festival, The Water-sprinkling Festival. Major Events such as Golf open championship, Formula one racing. General speaking, the emergence of the events and which process of developing affects our life. What benefits that events bring to us?what disadvantages that events cause?

In the following report, I am going to analysis the importance of the events industry’s in today’s Society. What measures can an event take in order to achieve environmental sustainability? How does events industry effects our society in the future.

Chapter one

Special events can include national days and celebrations, important civic occasions, unique cultural performances, major sporting fixtures, corporate functions, trade promotions and product launches (Bowdin et al, 2011). It looks like that we can see events are everywhere and today it has became a growth industry. For example, as News reported that for recent Olympic Games held which attract more and more countries and athletes to participate in it. At the same time, the number of audience has also been increasing year by year. Such as the 2012 Olympics Games in London, Chinese audiences in China in order to watch the games on TV that do not care about time difference. The emergence of events bring a large number of tourists to host venue, tourists make consumption on local and at the same time TV ratings increase has brought big income which direct cause huge economic growth.

Government play an important role in Events, sometimes government gives money and policy support to organizers, sometimes governments may also themselves be event producers or host organizations. For example, Mega-events like Olympic Games, World Cup. For event tourism, Governments invested in the development of event tourism, which give money support, contributed important to events specific needs infrastructure, for example, exhibition centers and stadiums. In the specific case of China, for example, there was only one convention and exhibition center larger than 50,000 square meters in 1992. By 2003 this number had risen to 16(Kaye, 2005).

Events are also important for local community, as we know Hallmark Events, for example Chinese New year, The water-sprinkling Festival in Thai, The Munich Oktoberfest. These kind of festivals attract foreign tourism and mercy fund-raising. That is reason why those places of their communities that can still continue a century later for many of these festivals.

Chapter two

The real question regarding environmental sustainable is "What are we...
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