Tag Event Sport and Entertainment Management

The ESE student life

The Glion family spirit: combining Extra-curricular activities and a leadership education. As an ESE (Event, Sport & Entertainment) PG student at Glion, I would like to share my experience and the great opportunity we had to observe the Leysin freestyle and snowboard event, which took place in Leysin from the 13th to the 16th of March 2014; it was produced by Swissmate, an event company located in Vevey (Switzerland). The

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GIHE students watch and learn at UEFA Youth League Finals

As a result of the academic collaboration that UEFA has with Glion, Glion students and Faculty were invited to attend the semi-finals and finals of the UEFA Youth League involving the youth teams (Under 19) of the most prestigious European clubs. Glion has recently joined forces with UEFA in that PG ESE students will work next semester with UEFA representatives on academic projects prior to EURO 2016. Initially the projects

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Glion alumnus organizing BELIEVE IN Marseille Arts & Music Festival

When Florent de Serpos, BBA ’12, was offered the chance to become the hospitality manager for a new arts and music festival in his home town of Marseille, France, he accepted the challenge without hesitation. Organizing a major event like the BELIEVE IN Marseille Arts & Music Festival, where they expect to see 20,000 visitors over one weekend, is a complicated task. We caught up with Florent to get some

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UEFA partners with Glion

Last week Glion welcomed Thomas Junod, Education and Universities Manager, and Damaris Papoutsakis VIP Services Manager of UEFA onto the Bulle campus to discuss collaboration on academic projects in a gradual run up to EURO 2016. The projects will be carried out by post-graduate ESE students with the focus initially being on exploring the E-guest experience and VIP cultural programs at tournament locations. Michelle Wells, ESE Program Manager said “Having

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Art on Ice

Hello everyone, A few weeks ago, I was invited to interview a couple of our Event, Sport and Entertainment Management alumni from a few semesters back, Anna and Robert. Being a seventh semester ESE student myself, I jumped at the opportunity. Anna and Robert came to Glion having already been involved in the ESE industry previously, as figure skaters. They had come back to Switzerland to tour with the Art

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