Risk Management for Meetings and Events,
a critical addition to the
Events Management Series,
examines the practices, procedures, and safeguards associated
with the identification, analysis, response planning, and
control of the risks surrounding events of all types. An
important tool that comprehensively discusses effective
strategies for managing the risks associated with design,
planning and production of public and private events.
Event Coordination, Second Edition is a cornerstone of the Wiley Event Management
Series, featuring a comprehensive guide to essential competencies for
event coordinators. A versatile tool that is effective for all types of
events and valuable for every professional who works events, including
event managers, caterers, event planners, fund raisers, and hotel and food and
"In a complex industry where many believe that the work performed by
meeting professionals is 'not brain surgery', Julia Silvers comprehends
the issues that will keep people safe and secure and is able to convey
methods by which industry professionals can prepare for contingencies.
This book provides anyone - meeting planner, facility or vendor staff,
volunteer - involved in meeting and event management with an
understanding of why and how to keep people and property safe at events.
A must read."
Joan L. Eisenstodt
"The most comprehensive book on Risk management related to meetings and
events. A must read, even for experienced professionals."
University School of Tourism and Hospitality
President, Harith productions Ltd
"I have made Professional Event
Coordination the set text for my undergraduate and post-graduate topics.
Having read literally hundreds of event texts in my roles as event
designer and manager and lecturer, it was rewarding to finally find one
that I can confidently give to my students, that I didn't have to write
copious notes and corrections in, and which spent almost as much time
talking about the design of events as it did the logistics / operational
side of events."
Steve Brown PhD, BA (Hons), Dip. Ed.
Head of Tourism and Lecturer, Festival and Event Management
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
"I was half expecting [your book] to tell me a
lot of things I already knew — in reality, every page has been full of
insight and practical advice that I have found extremely useful."
Percept Productions (UK)
"Julia Rutherford Silvers is one of the foremost authors and thinkers in
the events industry."
O'Toole BSc, MEng.
Manager of EPMS Pty Ltd.
Photo by Michael Clark Photography
THE EVENT MANAGEMENT BODY OF
KNOWLEDGE (EMBOK) PROJECT
Awarded the 2004 ISES Esprit Award for Best
the EMBOK Project is an international endeavor to provide a knowledge framework
and descriptive summary of the scope and processes that are used in the
management of events, and serves as an educational resource for current and
future event management professionals.
Dr. Stuart Mann, Dean of the Harrah College
of Hotel Administration at UNLV, presents the 2005 Best Paper Award to
Julia Rutherford Silvers, CSEP for her paper on the EMBOK as a Risk
are so many otherwise intelligent professionals who simply cannot understand
the complexities of event production. Your very businesslike approach to
defining our work and spelling out the complexities will be a great tool for
me not only as I plan events, but as I try to educate the executives I
Nancy Evans, Corporate Event Planner
"My supervisor was thrilled with
the EMBOK concepts you provided and there is no doubt it will be utilized as
we ready to open a 180-acre visitor attraction."
Jodi Molever, Special Events Director, Las Vegas Springs Preserve
"I have found the
EMBOK system very useful when arranging the information for an event
management guide I am developing for community events and festivals in
Iain Lang, Regional Events
Consultant, Tasmania's South Regional Tourism Association
Click here to view a PowerPoint that
explains the International EMBOK Model
recipient of the ISES Esprit Award for Best Industry Contribution for her
Julia's practical approach to event
management has been adopted by educational institutions
and industry organizations around the globe.
She designed and developed
instructional materials for numerous academic and professional
development programs serving adult learners throughout the world, and
has served as adjunct faculty for UNLV and UNLV Singapore Ltd. teaching
Risk Management for Meetings and Events and
Meeting and Event Coordination.
Learnership Project Event
Management Training Program
The George Washington University Event
Management Certificate Program
CSEP Exam Prep Series, CSEP Study Course, and
CSEP Exam Preparation Self-Study Guide
The International School of Hospitality
the opportunity to tell thousands of future
readers, audience members, students and clients
about the rare combination of talent, dedication,
intellect, and creativity you bring to projects.
The George Washington University is most grateful
for your extraordinary efforts on behalf of our
students and the industry of event management."
Joe Goldblatt, CSEP
Director, The George Washington University Event
Management Certificate Program