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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