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Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (2018)
Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6), 1073-1081. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863157
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...

An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event

Journal Article
Newland, B. L., & Robertson, M. (2018)
An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 10(1), 13-22. https://doi.org/10.18666/JASM-2017-V10-I1-8324
The natural attributes of rural locations are well suited to sport event tourism and can play a significant role in strategic tourism development in new markets. The purpose o...

Expert opinion: Trends and future of events.

Book Chapter
Robertson, M. (2016)
Expert opinion: Trends and future of events. In D. Getz, & S. Page (Eds.), Event studies: theory, research and policy for planned events. , (84-87). (3). Abingdon, Oxon, England: Taylor & Francis
No abstract available.

Measurement and evaluation - Industry Voice.

Book Chapter
Robertson, M. (2016)
Measurement and evaluation - Industry Voice. In Sport Facility and Event Management. , (270-271). Burlington, USA: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Evaluation is - and has been - vital in furthering the knowledge of the event manager, with findings sometimes affecting immediate plans (i.e., those occurring within 2 year) ...

Technology, society, and visioning the future of music festivals

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Yeoman, I., Smith, K. A., & McMahon-Beattie, U. (2015)
Technology, society, and visioning the future of music festivals. Event management, 19(4), 567-587. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599515X14465748774001
Many music festivals fail because the experiences offered do not ensure relevance and meaning to the attendee. Engagement with new and virtual landscapes and with the enhanced...

Introduction: events in society

Journal Article
Lockstone-Binney, L., Holmes, K., & Robertson, M. (2015)
Introduction: events in society. Event management, 19(4), 429-431. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599515X14465748512489
Introduction to special issue of the journal Event Management.

An introduction to the future

Book Chapter
Yeoman, I., Robertson, M., McMahon-Beattie, U., Backer, E., & Smith, K. (2014)
An introduction to the future. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals. , (3-9). Abingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis
No abstract available.

Duplication of Purchase Law in Sport Event Markets: New Zealand case study

Conference Proceeding
Lees, G., Morrison, A., & Robertson, M. (2014)
Duplication of Purchase Law in Sport Event Markets: New Zealand case study. In S. Rundle-Thiele, K. Kubacki, & D. Arli (Eds.), ANZMAC Annual Conference 2014, Proceedings. , (218-225
The paper seeks to further understand the sport market structure. In doing so it considers whether New Zealand sport event markets follow the Duplication of Purchase Law or wh...

Scenarios for the future of events and festivals: Mick Jagger at 107 and Edinburgh Fringe

Book Chapter
Yeoman, I., Robertson, M., McMahon-Beattie, U., & Musarurwa, N. (2014)
Scenarios for the future of events and festivals: Mick Jagger at 107 and Edinburgh Fringe. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events and Festivals. , (36-50). (1). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis
Introduction: a tipping point The power of festivals and events is multifarious. As both historic artefacts and barometers of current beliefs, opinions and the state of societ...

Leadership and visionary futures: future proofing festivals.

Book Chapter
Robertson, M., & Brown, S. (2014)
Leadership and visionary futures: future proofing festivals. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, U. McMahon-Beattie, E. Backer, & K. Smith (Eds.), The Future of Events & Festivals. , (219-235). Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis
Introduction David Bowie’s 1974 album Diamond Dogs offered a dystopian vision of the world in which ‘. . . fleas the size of rats sucked on rats the size of cats and ten thous...