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IAEH Webinar Series, Meetings and Workshops recordings available to members only.

Practical applications of the common indicators for measuring the impact of events

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17th November 2021

Hosted by:
Peter Hunt (IAEH Director and Tourism and Events Queensland Events and Experiences Director)
Presented by:
Iain Edmondson (IAEH Honorary Member and Legacy Delivery Ltd. Founder & Managing Director)

The IAEH promoted this webinar in its commitment to support members in implementing the guidance on common indicators for measuring the impact of events.

The report is authored by Iain Edmondson commissioned by ASOIF to aggregate the perspectives of key players in the sporting event evaluation industry.

Link to the guidance

2021 IAEH AGM – Guest Speaker Presentation – Susan Sawbridge

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Major Events in the Pandemic – the experience of the 2021 America’s Cup
15th June  2021

As part of the 2021 IAEH AGM’s programme, New Zealand Major Events Manager Susan Sawbridge was invited to present on the experience of successfully hosting the 2021 America’s Cup amidst the pandemic.

Susan’s presentation included:
– New Zealand’s Covid-19 strategy
– America’s Cup event concept and challenges
– Event Covid-19 Management Plan
– Key takeaways for success

2021 IAEH AGM – Guest Speaker Presentation – Andrew Ryan

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The Changing Landscape of Global Sport
15th June 2021

As part of the 2021 IAEH AGM’s programme, ASOIF Executive Director Andrew Ryan was invited to share insights on the landscape of IF events in the coming years.

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) is the umbrella organisation for the 33 sports on the summer Olympic Games programme for Tokyo 2020.

Andrew’s presentation included the following content:
– Global Trends Impacting Sports
– Future of Global Sport
– Impacts of Covid-19
– Event Impact Studies

2021 IAEH AGM Proceedings

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For the second year running, the IAEH Annual General Meeting had to be held virtually through Zoom due to restrictions caused by the ongoing pandemic.

Nonetheless, 30 representatives of 21 member organisations from 13 countries joined the virtual AGM on 15th June 2021.

This video is the recording of the AGM proceedings including plans for the year ahead, finance forecast, and appointment of new directors.

Event Hosts Workshop: Event Technology Innovation in Response to COVID-19

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Hosted in partnership with Major Events International.

Members of the IAEH were invited to ask tech-related questions and point out key challenges facing event hosts and organisers in the current pandemic. Members of MEI’s Tech Sub Group, coordinated by Josh Philpot (PMY Group), have answered those questions and presented real-world examples of how specific technology can help address the points raised.

Key topics addressed:
• Engagement
• Operations
• Safety & Security

Urban Sports: Hosting opportunities and specifications for 2021

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Hosted in partnership with Hurricane Group.

“Urban Sports: Hosting opportunities and specifications for 2021”

Key topics covered:
• Urban sports introduction including: BMX Freestyle, Skateboard, Roller, Scooter, Parkour, and Breaking presentation
• International Federations support and Olympic integration
• Hybrid events: hosting opportunities in 2021 including E-FISE World Series (digital and physical) and UCI BMX Freestyle Park World Cup (physical).
• Urban parks: building global projects with local initiatives

CERM – COVID-19 Event Risk Model

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Hosted in partnership with IAEH member EventFlanders.

“CERM – COVID-19 Event Risk Model”

As multiple countries reopen their borders, VisitFlanders Convention Bureau worked hard on a framework to safely restart its congress, meetings and events industry. In collaboration with the Alliance of Belgian Event Federations, the Expertise Centre for Public Impact KdG and the Belgian Government, VisitFlanders and EventFlanders provide three practical tools that are available free of charge and in different languages to any organiser. This webinar focused on CERM – COVID-19 Event Risk Model, a tool that helps you organise a COVID-19-safe event.

CERM is available online and free to use.


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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 IAEH Annual General Meeting was held online, through Zoom, on 8th July. The recording of the 2020 IAEH virtual AGM is available here for members-only.

The programme included:
• AGM formalities: 2020-2021 board of directors and 2020-2021 budget
• Presentation on the post pandemic future of tourism and major events delivered by guest speaker Michel Julian – Senior Officer, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
• Breakout room discussions (not recorded)

35 individuals, representing 24 member organisations, from 15 countries joined the virtual AGM.

Environmental sustainability for major events

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Hosted by Earth to Ocean Sustainability Director Susie Tomson.

“Environmental sustainability for major events: identifying the opportunity”

Key topics covered by the webinar:
⋅ Understanding the environmental impact and opportunity from a major event
⋅ Prioritising actions
⋅ Scaling the positive impact
⋅ Real life examples: best practice cases

FIBA 3×3 from the streets to the Olympics

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Hosted by FIBA 3×3 Development Manager Robert Rieblinger.

“FIBA 3×3 from the streets to the Olympics: Hosting opportunities and specifications.”

Key topics covered by the webinar:
⋅ Brief history/overview of 3×3
⋅ Connection to Olympics/Tokyo 2020
⋅ Competition categories
⋅ RFP/host city selection process and timelines
⋅ Hosting specifications
⋅ Draft hosting budget/template

Social and Economic Impacts measurement

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Hosted by IAEH director Iain Edmondson

“Social and Economic Impacts measurement: Towards a common language based on KPIs and definitions”
Key topics covered by the webinar:
⋅ Guidance and key rules for measuring benefits
⋅ Demystifying economic impacts
⋅ Challenges and approaches to measuring social impacts

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