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Blood, sweat and beers: a recipe for event management training

Once again, Glion students from our Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program participated in the production of the Matterhorn Ultraks Trail Run event in Zermatt on August 19-20, 2016. This annual alpine running event offers a variety of challenging races for mountain runners of different levels, including a kid’s race and a 16k, 30k, 46k and the Vertical Zermatt Sunnegga or “VZS” race. With over 2,200 participants this year, it

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Insights from EURO 2016: the evolution of international sports events and careers

This years’ Euro2016 by UEFA was the largest to-date as an estimated 2.4 million spectators filled the stadiums across France with over 4 million people visiting the 10 Host City Fan Zones, and attendance is not the only thing that’s grown. The economic and social impacts of international sports events continue to deepen and diversify, creating new opportunities for businesses and career opportunities in the event, sport and entertainment industries.

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Why study Event Management in London?

The news is out: Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment Management program is now being offered at Glion London. Since it began in Switzerland in 2001, the ESE program has come a long way. It started out as a Sports Management program, when Glion still had a campus in the tiny mountain community of Leysin, and the students on the program wore blue track suits instead of business attire. In 2007,

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Why do we need F&B courses for ESE?

This year, for the first time, Glion’s Event, Sport and Entertainment management students are doing applied learning (hands-on courses) in food & beverage service. This was my experience in the restaurants, and I have to admit, it was worth it.  It’s not what you expect Are you excited? Where will you be living? Have you ever been to Switzerland before? These are some of the questions that you are asked

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Top 7 Event Management Tools for 2017

Experts estimate that by the year 2020, 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet worldwide. For context, that works out to roughly six devices per individual. On any given day, there are over a thousand new apps released, and an estimated 73% of those applications are free. Tech solutions are fast becoming the easier, and cheaper alternative for businesses to get things done. For a business to be at it’s

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