Interested contributors are invited to send an extended abstract (maximum 1200-1500 words) to Prof. Elisa Salvador, ESSCA School of Management:  

Submissions will undergo rigorous editorial screening and double-blind peer review by a minimum of two recognized scholars.

Each abstract should include

  • Title of the proposed article
  • Authors’ information,
  • Abstract text of 1200-1500 words
  • 5 keywords
  • Bibliographical references

Participation to the Workshop will be conditioned to sending a full version (around 8000 words) of the paper before the event. Papers must be written and presented in English.



This event will be followed by a Special Issue edited by the Workshop organizers.

Authors of the articles presented during the Workshop will be invited to send a final version for consideration for possible publication in a Special Issue of the International Journal of Arts Management (IJAM).

Submissions should follow the manuscript format guidelines for IJAM.

Journal Information

The International Journal of Arts Management (IJAM) is published three times a year since the fall of 1998. IJAM has quickly become essential reading for the arts and cultural management research community. All papers are subject to a double-blind refereeing process. Since 2012, IJAM appears in the Social Sciences Edition of the Journal Citation Reports (ISSN 1480-8986) and its Impact Factor is continuously raising: 5-Year Impact Factor .755 (2016), Journal Impact Factor .703 (2017).

 Review process for the selection of articles for the Special Issue

Submitted articles will be subjected to double-blind review and will be evaluated by the Guest Editors for this Special Issue of IJAM. Authors will have to prepare their manuscript for blind review and submit it to before 1st February 2020


Abfalter D., Stadler R., Muller J. (2012), “The Organization of Knowledge Sharing at the Colorado Music Festival”, International Journal of Arts Management, vol. 14, n. 3, pp. 4-15.

Baez-Montenegro A., Devesa-Fernandez M. (2017), “Motivation, satisfaction and loyalty in the case of a film festival: differences between local and non-local participants”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 41, pp. 173-195.

Del Barrio M. J., Devesa M., Herrero L. C. (2012), “Evaluating intangible cultural heritage: The case of cultural festivals”, City, Culture and Society, vol. 3, pp. 235-244.

Luonila M., Johansson T. (2016), “Reasons for Networking in Institutionalized Music Productions: Case Studies of an Opera House and a Music Festival », International Journal of Arts Management, vol. 18, n. 3, pp. 50-66.

Moreau F. (2013), “The disruptive nature of digitization: the case of the recorded music industry”, The International Journal of Arts Management, 15(2): 18-31.

Nambisan, S. 2017. Digital entrepreneurship: Toward a digital technology perspective of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 41(6), 1029-1055.

Nambisan, S., Lyytinen, K., Majchrzak, A., Song, M. 2017. Digital innovation management: Reinventing innovation management research in a digital world. Mis Quarterly, 41(1): 223–238.

Rajaobelina L., Dusseault P., Ricard L. (2019), “The mediating role of place attachment in experience and word of mouth: the case of music and film festivals”, International Journal of Arts Management, vol. 21, n. 2, pp. 43-54.

Salvador E., Simon J.-P, Benghozi P.-J. (2019), “Facing disruption: the cinema value chain in the digital age”, International Journal of Arts Management, forthcoming.

Snowball J. D. (2013), “Are Arts Events a Good Way of Augmenting the Economic Impact of Sport? The Case of the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the National Arts Festival in South Africa”, International Journal of Arts Management, vol. 16, n. 1, pp. 49-61.

Vestrum I. (2014), “The embedding process of community ventures: creating a music festival in a rural community”, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, vol. 26, n. 7-8, pp. 619-644.     

Wong J., Wu H.-C., Cheng C.-C. (2015), “An Empirical Analysis of Synthesizing the Effects of Festival Quality, Emotion, Festival Image and Festival Satisfaction on Festival Loyalty: A Case Study of Macau Food Festival”, International Journal of Tourism Research, vol. 17, pp. 521-536.