Staff profile

Dr Vladimir Antchak

Lecturer in Events Management


Events Management


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism


Buxton Campus



Programme Leader BA (Hons) in Events Management
Lecturer in Events Management

Teaching responsibilities

Research interests

My research interests include event tourism, event portfolio design, place-making, major events and their contribution to competitive identity and destination capitals. In May 2016 I completed my PhD in tourism and events. The research project explored critical aspects of event portfolio programming in different urban contexts in New Zealand.


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

I have over ten years of experience in events management, including organisation of business workshops, conferences, cultural exhibitions, international business visits and presentations. The geography of completed projects includes Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, North-West regions of Russia, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Recent publications

Antchak V, (2018) City rhythms and events. Annals of Tourism Research, 68, pp.52 54,

Antchak, V., & Pernecky, T. (2017). Major events programming in a city: Comparing three approaches to portfolio design. Event Management, 21(5).


Antchak, V. (2017). Portfolio of major events in Auckland: Characteristics, perspectives and issues. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events