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Festival Event Management

Understand how to plan, create, manage and deliver a festival event

Festival management can be complex - we unravel the key considerations for any outdoor event.

Planning Your Event

Understanding the festival market and the key factors to consider when planning an event.

  • The history of festivals and the different types of festival now
  • The skills needed to manage mass participation events
  • How to create robust sales and marketing strategies
  • The key permissions, licenses and health and safety requirements
  • Different types of entertainment and attraction to festivals
  • Headline Acts, Weather, Children and access, staff and volunteers

The Do's & Don'ts On The Day

Running your event involves keeping control of many moving parts, we discuss the key elements to ensure success

  • Queues, pinch points, flow of traffic and users
  • How to manage traffic and create good eventflows/signage
  • How to deal with congestion and get the most from emergency services, site security
  • Onsite structures, the dos and donts
  • How to make the most of your venue and which ones to avoid
  • How to set up and how to break down
  • How to make the most off final briefings and walk throughs…

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