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International Journal of Event and Festival Management

International Journal of Event and Festival Management

ISSN: 1758-2954

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2020: 2.5
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Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Event and Festival Management advances knowledge in the field of events management and enhances the uptake of such knowledge by academics in the field.

The double-blind peer-reviewed journal will cover events management issues ranging in scope from small festivals, business and special events to mega events such as the Olympics. Articles will be sourced from all disciplinary perspectives  and a multi-disciplinary research approach is encouraged.

The journal includes, but is not limited to:
  • Marketing
  • Planning and design
  • Comments and/or trends in event education
  • Logistics
  • Evaluation
  • Strategic management and creative leadership
  • Sponsorship and fundraising
  • Volunteer and human resource management
  • Event professionalism and innovations
  • Programming
  • Risk management
  • Financial management of events
  • Clients and concepts
  • Business relations
  • Conferences
  • Public relations
  • Festivals
  • Conventions
"The journal has become an important outlet for researchers’ internationally to disseminate their knowledge in the general area of events and festival management, one of the fastest growing areas in world tourism and in related academic research. The journal fulfills a real need for focused research content addressing management issues related to events."

Professor Larry Dwyer
School of Marketing, The University of New South Wales


This journal is abstracted and indexed by: ABI/INFORM Complete, ABI/INFORM Global, British Library, Cabells, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics), ProQuest Central.

This journal is ranked by:  AIDEA (Italy), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List, Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS, UK) Academic Journal Guide, The Publication Forum (Finland), Scopus.



International Journal of Event and Festival Management is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Tourism & Hospitality eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Tourism & Hospitality eJournals Collection page.

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