Glenn Bowdin, Vice Chair - Treasurer

Chair of the UKEVENTS Skills & Talent Working Group

Glenn is Principal Lecturer in Events Management at the UK Centre for Events Management (Leeds Beckett University), where he has helped establish events management degrees and masters since 1996. He was Founding Chair of AEME (Association for Events Management Education) where he continues to serve on the Executive Committee as Treasurer, and has represented AEME at UKEVENTS since 2006. He is co-author of the textbook Events Management (Routledge, 4th edition 2023) and co-series editor of the Routledge Events Management series. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Convention and Event Tourism and oan the Editorial Advisory Board of Event Management. He is pursuing his PhD which explores the potential use of quality costing as a management tool for the events industry. He is passionate about events management education and research supporting events industry development and the significant role that graduates play.