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Chapter 2 Event risk management and online events practices, an example of a student organised event amid the Covid 19 pandemic

DOI: 10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5401

ISBN: 978-1-915097-34-7

Published: April 2023

Component type: chapter

Published in: Cases For Event Management and Event Tourism

Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5386



With the restrictions on traveling and gathering which have been employed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, event planning and execution face all kinds of uncertainties, and contingency plans are an indispensable part in the planning process. While some events have been forced to postpone or cancel, a number of organisers have moved the events online or partly online. This case study uses a student-organised real event as an example to illustrate both the importance of risk management to success in event planning and execution under pandemic situations and how the risks have been identified and managed. The case also shares the practices for holding a dual-mode hybrid event.

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Xu & Tan, 2023

Xu, Y.H. & Tan, X.S. (2023) "Chapter 2 Event risk management and online events practices, an example of a student organised event amid the Covid 19 pandemic" In: Ziakas, V. & Getz, D. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-915097-34-7-5401


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