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SITEEVT001 Source list The purpose of this source list is to provide you with a starting point for researching the events industry. You will need to research more for your assessments and throughout your course. Click on the links below to explore information sources in this document. TIPS: Add to this list as you research the events industry.Keep this list as a resource for your portfolio and future studies. Contents Discussions with industry personnelInternetLibraries and mediaIndustry accreditation operatorsIndustry association and organisationIndustry journals, reference books and seminarsNetwork with colleagues / suppliersGovernment regulation documents relating to event laws Australian consumer lawEnvironmental ProtectionEqual Opportunity SustainabilityTraining coursesEthicsTrendsUnions Back to top Discussions with industry personnel Ask questions of someone in industry and use the information in your assignment – make sure to add it to your bibliography. Back to top Internet Use google as a starting point – enter those key words. Make sure you check out the eResources in the TAFE NSW Lib Guide listed below. Back to top Libraries and media TAFE NSW Event Management LibGuide Find relevant, reliable information for your subject. Books, videos, journals, research databases, Australian Standards, and more. TAFE NSW library services – Back to top Industry accreditation operators Meetings & Events Australia (MEA)International Organisation for Standardization – IS0 20121 Sustainable Events Back to top Industry association and organisation Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA)International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA)Meetings Events Australia (MEA)Business Events Council of Australia (BECA)Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) AssociationAustralian Festival Association (AFA) Back to top Industry journals, reference books and seminars Meetings, Incentives Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) MagazineNorth Star Meetings GroupIFEA Event InsiderMeetings & Conventions (M&C) News Back to top Network with colleagues / suppliers Work in industry? Ask your colleagues or even contractors and suppliers! Working or volunteering in the industry is a great way to get firsthand experience and build your skills and knowledge. Back to top Government regulation documents relating to event laws Local council Check your city council / local council websites – example Australian consumer law Australian consumer law Environmental Protection NSW Environmental and Protection Authority (NSW EPA) – noise regulations Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act Anti- Discrimination NSW South WalesLegalVision – What is EEO? Back to top Sustainability Sustainable Event AllianceNorth Byron ParklandsTips for sustainable eventsHow to plan a sustainable eventSustainable communities online Back to top Training courses Explore the following pages to find out more about training courses, career progression and salaries. Advanced Diploma of Events @ TAFE NSWExplore your next study option at TAFEAustralian Government Job Outlook AustraliaExplore a diverse range of occupations including employment prospects, training, pathways, skills and knowledge required and the key work environment tasks.Seek.comResearch career options, skills required qualifications and courses, current job advertisements.Australian Pay Scale index (job research) Back to top Ethics Articles and blogs on the topic of ethics to start your research: Wednesday Wisdom: Ethical Issues in Event PlanningFive significant ethical issues in the event industryEthical considerations when planning eventsFurther reading: Complete Guide to Ethics Management: An Ethics Toolkit for ManagersAlso see The Event Co workplace documents: Code of Conduct Back to top Trends This unit explores trends in the events industry with a focus of E-business (or E-commerce) and social media. Before starting your research ensure you understand what these terms mean. What is Ebusiness?What is social media? Back to top Unions Explore the following pages to find out more about unions The role of unionsIndustrial action & union membershipFind the union relevant to your industryAustralian Council of Trade Unions Back to top


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