Event Directors, even in relatively modest events, are human resource managers. This function of of the Event Director requires:
The above human resource management tasks are most important as the success of the event very much depends on how the members of the event team perform. Such tasks will need to be carried out from the moment the planning phase begins right up to the end of the event, and sometimes longer.
An event may requires many hundreds of people to be involved on a full-time, part-time, contractor, casual and voluntary basis. The table below indicates the magnitude and diversity of the work-force for a major tennis tournament.
Major Tennis Tournament Personnel
|The Organising Committee|
|Electronic Equipment Technician||Security Officers|
|Marketing and Promotion Team||Ushers|