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Presentation
Advancing sport mega-event research - five critical themes
Association for Events Management Education (AEME) 14th Annual Conference (2017)
  • Seth Kirby
Abstract
This conceptual paper will first undertake an analysis of the current scope of mega-events research, prioritising the Olympic Games as the main focus area. It will indicate five prominent themes in addition to contemplating future trends of sport mega-event research.
Keywords
  • Mega-event,
  • mega-events,
  • sport mega-event,
  • legacy,
  • leveraging,
  • host community,
  • mega-event research,
  • sport tourism,
  • event futures
Disciplines
Publication Date
Summer July 6, 2017
Location
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Citation Information
Kirby, S. I., (2017). Advancing sport mega-event research - five critical themes. Association for Events Management Education (AEME) 14th Annual Conference. 5-7 July 2017, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.