Glenn Bowdin is Principal Lecturer in Events Management within the UK Centre for Events Management. His academic qualifications include an MPhil, which focussed on the evaluation of quality costs, a topic which he is currently picking up in pursuit of a PhD. Glenn regularly presents at national and international conferences.
He is an Executive Committee Member, and former Chair, of AEME (Association for Events Management Education), Chartered Member of the International EMBOK Executive and on the editorial boards of Event Management and Journal of Convention and Event Tourism. Glenn led the development of the events benchmarks in the QAA (2008) Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism benchmark statements and has a range of external examiner and approval event experience in the UK and overseas.
He co-authored Events Management (3rd edition, 2011), recently co-edited (with Rhodri Thomas) a special issue of the journal Event Management and is co-Series Editor of the Routledge Events Management Series. Glenn is a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the Institute of Hospitality.
Glenn's current research interests are in the areas of impacts, quality and quality costing of events, events management and research available for the UK events industry.