David McGillivray

Professor, interested in events, culture, digital participation & sport.

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Event Dimensions

Today was spent writing a chapter for my co-authored text Event Policy: From Theory to Strategy which is due for publication in 2011. My specific focus today was to expand on my co-authors’ ideas about what we’re terming three dimensions of events…

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International Sports Event Management Conference 2010

Less than 2 weeks left to book your place! The International Sports Event Management Conference and Awards 2010 is now fast approaching! There are less than 2 weeks to go to ensure you reserve your place at this must-attend event! At ISEM 2010, de…

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ESRC Sport Tourism and International Sport Events Research Seminar Event Tuesday 23rd November 2010 Bournemouth, UK

ESRC Sport Tourism and International Sport Events Research Seminar Event Tuesday 23rd November 2010 Bournemouth, UK Dear Colleagues, The School of Tourism at Bournemouth University, UK is hosting a one day ESRC (Economic and Social Research Counci…

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2010 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

Just finished watching yet another closing ceremony of a major sports event, Delhi2010 (http://www.cwgdelhi2010.org/), and am still wondering how they can stretch them out for as long as they do. I appreciate that this is the host???s moment in the …

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Citizen media and the Glasgow2014 Games

Having attended the #media2012 citizen media blueprint launch last week it got me thinking about how so much interest is focussed on mega events and their relative merits and yet many cities are bidding for and winning second tier events and facin…

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London 2012 Press Operations

London2012 Press Operations opportunity As part of the ‘two years to go’ until the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games celebrations, London 2012 launched our Games Maker programme looking for 70,000 Games time volunteers. From June 2012 the …

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The Delhi Flag Handover Cermeony

On Thursday, nearly 350 people will represent Glasgow as part of the Mass Cast performing at the closing ceremony of the #Delhi2010 Commonwealth Games. 10 students from my institution, Glasgow Caledonian University (http://www.gcu.ac.uk/newsevents…

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