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Making value more visible. Social and economic value impact toolkit

Chosen by Maike Ludley, Research Executive

Written by BMKent Consultants for Belfast City Council this toolkit is a useful and practical introduction into the topic festival evaluation. Its focus is on tracking both the economic and social impact of festivals and offers a theoretical overview of the sometimes hard to grasp topic of “value”.

As with any toolkit it comes with caveats and does not give a “one size fits all” solution for festival organisers, but instead offers an overview of other resources, examples of real reports and practical exercises.

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