Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)
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...
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018)
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863193
In considering critical event studies, a brief reference to critical pedagogy is made before an initial look at Critical Management Studies (CMS) prior to consideration of Crt...
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education
Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M. (2018, July)
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education. Paper presented at Association of Event Management Educators (AEME) 2018 Event Education & Research: Coming of Age
Visioning is a process which focusses on a preferred future condition (Bazzanella et al., 2012). In the context of a small to medium sized town, economic and social pressures ...
An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event
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...
Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M., & Jackson, C. (2018)
Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032
This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Educa...
Expert opinion: Trends and future of events.
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.
Sustainable festivals and events – an inquiry of leadership and futures
Robertson, M. J. (2016)
Sustainable festivals and events – an inquiry of leadership and futures. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979708
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discussion with regard to sustainability in which th...
Technology, society, and visioning the future of music festivals
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
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
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.