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Events and Leisure: Websites & Industry News

Websites and Industry News

Evaluating information skills

Critical thinking skills: How to spot fake news

How to Spot Fake News

IFLA, 2020. How to spot fake news [online]. Netherlands: The International Federation of Library Associations. Available from: [Accessed 08/12/2020].

Events Industry Health and Safety Resources

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Attractions Management Handbook

Attractions Management Handbook logo

Download PDF versions of this Handbook since 2011, produced by The Leisure Media Company.

ISO 20121 International Standard for an Event Sustainability Management System

ISO 20121 logoAccess the British Standards Publication 'BS ISO 20121:2012 Event sustainability management systems: Requirements with guidance for use' via British Standards Online. Just enter British Standards Online in the list of resources linked here, then search for 'ISO20121' to find the full document.

How do I search for an article in a specific journal or trade magazine? How do I check which journal titles and trade magazines BU subscribes to?

Industry News / Industry Magazines online - access some content for free

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Leisure Media

This Company publishes a wide range of leisure industry magazines.

  • FMJ - latest facilities management news, comment and in-depth analysis for facilities managers.
  • Free access to back issues since 2013 and news.

Exhibition World

  • Latest edition of Exhibition World industry magazine published by UFI, freely available on website for non-UFI members
  • About UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry
  • UFI News and media - some content freely available for non-UFI members

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Conference News logo

Festival Insights logo

  • Festival Insights is an online source focused on the international festival industry

UK Music logo

  • Blog started in 2007 for event professionals, covering topics such as event planning, social media and events, event technology, event trends, event inspiration but also destination management marketing, meeting planning.

Brand Republic logo

  • Access is free, registration may be required. Full text of the latest issues may be restricted.

Stand Out logo

  • Stand Out - access to e-magazine is free 2012 to present


Subject Guide

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Bournemouth University Business School Library Team

UK Government websites

Professional Associations and Organisations

  • Important note: BU Library does not subscribe to these professional association/organisation websites.
  • These websites are recommended because you may have limited access to some free material on these websites, but you will not be able to login without personal subscription details.
  • You may also consider joining an association/s as part of your professional and career development.
  • USEFUL GUIDE: Eventbrite's Guide To The Key Event Industry Associations In The UK & Ireland