David McGillivray

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


Creating Creative Scotland: The Dilemma

Yesterday, I attended a workshop hosted by Scotland’s National Events Agency, EventScotland, at the MacDonald Holyrood House Hotel in the shadow of the Scottish Parliament. The event was titled Homecoming Legacy: The Road to 2014 and was designed …


Some ruminations on EventScotland’s international event management conference

On Tuesday I attended my second EventScotland conference held at the beautiful Perth Concert Hall. Given that the event is trailed mainly as an opportunity for the industry to come together, academia has been relatively poorly represented, at leas…


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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