The events industry, including festivals, meetings, conferences, workshops, exhibitions, incentives, sports and a range of other events, is rapidly developing and making significant contributions to business and leisure in the services sector. The great strength of this business sector is that a well- organised event is capable of satisfying guests and participants on multiple levels. An event is not only a diversion for its participants but a tool capable of unifying large bodies of people around a specific idea. This workshop is designed for those who have a role to play in organizing events. It will provide an initial, all-round grounding in managing a successful event.