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Sport Facility Management: Organizing Events and Mitigating Risks

1st Edition
Robin Ammon Jr Richard M. Southall David A. Blair

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The growing global sport industry requires that the sport management curriculum keep abreast of new and proven management techniques. Sport Facility Management: Organizing Events and Mitigating Risks provides readers with a comprehensive up-to-date introduction to each element of facility management for the full range of sporting events.

The demand for individuals who are educated and trained in facility management event organization and risk management has grown significantly in the past decade. Each chapter provides both a theoretical foundation and practical applications for each critical phase of facility management: from pre-event briefings to cleanup and closings.

Chapters include

  • Planning and Producing Events
  • Financing Facilities
  • Privatization
  • ADA Requirements
  • Hiring Personnel
  • Formulating and Using Contracts
  • Risk Management
  • Facility Negligence
  • Waivers and Releases
  • Crowd Management
  • Medical Emergency and Evacuation Plans
  • Alcohol Management
  • Concession Management
  • Box Office Management

  • The authors have meticulously provided photographs case studies chapter summaries questions and industry examples to supplement each chapter and to assist the student in gaining an overall picture of the sporting event industry today. The book provides in-depth discussions about positive advances (e.g. ticket purchases concessions stadium design) that have made the entire experience easier and more comfortable for fans; and about the negative economic and cultural consequences for sport events after September 11 2001.

    Author/Editor:Robin Ammon Jr Richard M. Southall David A. Blair
    ISBN: 1885693397
    Copyright: 2004
    List Price: $49.00
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 256 pp.

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