Liberia  – events and festivals

Liberia – events and festivals

 The UN will downgrade their base in Monrovia, Liberia soon and they need to prepare the local staff for life ‘after the UN’. Events and festivals are sorely needed in this country after years of civil war and Ebola.  I assisted by training the locals in event management. Did it work?  - see the video…..

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“Where Might Technology Lead Our Events in the Future?”

“Where Might Technology Lead Our Events in the Future?”

“Looking Ahead: Where Might Technology Lead Our Events in the Future?” a summary of the panel discussion, October The panel met at the International Festivals & Events Convention in Kansas City September 2014. It consisted of: Dale Eeles – Vice President of Development, Las Vegas Events Bill Flinn – Executive Director, Pasadena Tournament of Roses…

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Ferry disaster and cancellation of festivals: Korea

Ferry disaster and cancellation of festivals: Korea

The terrible tragedy of the ferry disaster in Korea is a timely lesson for event professionals. Remember the Bahrain Dhow sinking in 2006 when 58 people died. This was at an event. The event was a celebration of the completion of a major construction. The court cases are still continuing 8 years later. In 2012…

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Event School in Wheeling West Virginia

Event School in Wheeling West Virginia

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This year’s event school went very well. The participants were divided into three teams. Their task was to present an event and its project plan to the Memphis committee. Memphis is looking for new events. They decided on the event and at the end of the four days gave their presentation. The three events were:…

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