Mega-sport Events, Micro and Small Business Leveraging: Introducing the “MSE-MSB Leverage Model”

Take a look at my latest co-written article published in the peer-reviewed journal, Event Management. The article provides a detailed review of mega-sport event (MSE) impacts on existing micro and small business (MSBs) residing within targeted host communities, illustrates a conceptual and practical examination of MSE leveraging opportunities, and outlines a synthesis of good inclusionary […]

From “clone towns” to “slow towns”: examining festival legacies

Take a look at my latest journal article published in the Journal of Place Management and Development alongside other researchers from Anglia Ruskin University (UK) and Bond University (Australia). The full version is available here. You can view the journal article’s abstract below. On a side note, I will be presenting some of the findings from this […]

Urban entrepreneurism and business competitiveness: the state of play for Rio de Janeiro post-Games

Last Tuesday, I presented at the 2nd International Workshop on Regeneration, Enterprise, Sport and Tourism (REST) at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. If you’re interested in reading my conference abstract (on academia or ResearchGate) or would like to view my presentation (on SlideShare), you can find it in the links below: academia ResearchGate SlideShare

Fostering small business socio-economic sustainability and legacies in the context of mega-events: A ‘Stakeholder Theory’ approach

On Thursday, I presented at the Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales Conference, Coventry University. If you’re interested in reading my conference abstract (on academia or ResearchGate) or would like to view my presentation (on SlideShare), you can find it in the links below: academia ResearchGate SlideShare

Advancing sport mega-event research – five critical themes

On Thursday, I presented at the Association for Events Management Education (AEME) 14th Annual Conference, Cardiff Metropolitan University. If you’re interested in reading my conference abstract (on academia or ResearchGate) or would like to view my presentation (on SlideShare), you can find it in the links below: academia ResearchGate SlideShare