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Implementing the Witty Review: Universities and Economic Development

November 10, 2014



I”ve been invited to chair this Inside Government event on 21st January 2014.  ‘Implementing the Witty Review: One Year On’, looks like a very interesting event and, as always with Inside Government events, there is a great range of speakers lined up. I’ve been to a couple of Inside Government events and I spoke at […]

Measuring the Economic Impacts of Events

June 7, 2014


Merseyside Maritime Museum - where the symposium was held

This is a presentation that I gave at last week’s Tourism Society event – The Tourism Symposium 2014, in Liverpool in the UK. The  symposium was a great event to be a part of, with a set of fascinating speakers and a really strong focus on understanding the contribution of culture and events to tourism […]

Advances in Tourism Economics 2014 – Event motivations and attendee spending

May 19, 2014


The Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa campus

Last week, I presented a paper on event motivations at the 5th Biennial Advances in Tourism Economics conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The paper was written by four of us and my co-authors were Denise Hawkes, Emma Abson and Paul Booth.  It was an analysis of the relationship between motivations to attend events that were part […]


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