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7: Industry Segment - Festivals, Expositions and Large Events

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    11009
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    This chapter was written by Matthew Mosley. Chapter thumbnail photo by Danny Howe on Unsplash. Graphics by Alanna Clunen.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    At the end of this section, students will be able to:

    • Explain the origins and evolution of events and their impact on tourism.
    • Summarize how technology has impacted festivals, expositions, and large events.
    • Describe career opportunities within the festival, exposition, and large event segment of the hospitality industry
    • Suggest tactics large event planners can utilize to be sustainable and positively impact the planet
    • Reflect on strategies large event planners can implement to positively impact diversity and inclusion within the industry


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