Early bird: March 16, 2018
Final deadline: April 6, 2018
Date(s): April 12 and 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
$400 if paid by March 15, 2018
$450 if paid after March 15, 2018
$300 single day
Price includes tuition, tea and coffee, and course handbook
The Festival and Event Management Masterclass is an intensive 2 day programme designed to inform and inspire anyone involved in the business of creating, managing and developing festivals and events. It is a highly practical course full of ideas and examples to increase participant’s knowledge and improve their events. It includes sessions on key tasks and challenges for festival organisers such as Marketing, Press, Programming, Evaluation, Sponsorship and Fundraising.
Paul Gudgin has been involved with the festival industry for 30 years working on a wide range of large-scale and smaller events including the Aldeburgh Festival, City of London Festival, Durham International Brass Festival and 8 years as the Director of the world’s largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This was an exciting period that saw the event double in scale hosting an incredible 12,000 performances and selling over 8 million tickets.
Paul was the first recipient of the Arts and Business (Scotland) Award for Leadership and awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Edinburgh. He has become widely regarded as a leading expert in the field of festival and event management and was appointed Visiting Professor of Festivals and Events for the UK Centre for Events Management at Leeds Beckett University.
Paul has been engaged to deliver training by a host of organizations including the British Council, Events Tasmania, The New Zealand Association of Event Professionals, Festivals and Events Ontario, Rotterdam Festivals, the Australian Centre for Event Management and the National Arts Council of Korea.