We've developed a post-event reporting guide for events that have received funding through the Major Events Development Fund. You can use the guide when thinking about and developing post-event reports for your stakeholders.
Motivated, friendly, enthusiastic and well-trained volunteers are crucial to successful event delivery and an important part of your event team. They are generally the ‘ambassadors’ of an event — creating the first and most lasting impression on teams, officials, VIPs and the public. This checklist will help you manage your volunteers.
This report examines 18 of the 19 events that received an investment from the Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) between February 2010 and April 2012, for which either a post event report and/or an economic impact assessment, was submitted to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (
This document emphasises the importance of establishing Major Event governance arrangements that are designed with the purpose of serving the needs of the Event, as opposed to perceived control needs of stakeholders. A governance structure designed upon the identified and unique needs of the Event will increase the likelihood of Event success and also of meeting stakeholder expectations.
Example Risk management plan Fast5 Netball World Series - Successful event organisers manage risk, they focus on goals and safety not just compliance. Effective risk management minimises potential costs and liabilities, and leads to a safer, more enjoyable event.
Example leverage and legacy plan - Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover 2012 - In the 21st Century, securing major events like this is as keenly contested as the racing itself. At one level, the reasons are obvious - such as an increase in influential and wealthy visitors and media coverage. The direct expenditure benefits alone are estimated at over $12.5 million for New Zealand. But the real opportunities go beyond the weeks surrounding and during the event. Auckland will realise the legacy benefits for Auckland through a focus on four significant goals.
Example legacy evalution - RWC Auckland 2011 - This document highlights the results of RWC 2011 for Auckland – the numbers, how Auckland’s performance rated and the stories of some of the Tournament’s outstanding successes like The Fan Trail, Queens Wharf and the Major Events Operations Centre.