AEO - Association of event organisers



The events industry is an exciting industry to be a part of so, whether you're interested in starting your career or advancing it, you're in the right place. The roles are many and varied including event management, marketing, operations and sales, so if you have passion and drive you're bound to find the right job for you.

Vacancies that are available with event organisers are listed below but please visit our sister associations AEV and ESSA if you are interested in working for a venue or a supplier to the industry.

  • Event Manager B2B

    Location: Peterborough
    • Permanent

    We're looking for an established Event Manager with existing trade exhibition experience working for the B2B division at Bauer Media.
    This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career by working in a dynamic business environment alongside a highly established events and publishing team.
    As an Exhibition Event Manager, you will be expected to focus on the delivery of a 4 key exhibitions in automotive & transport markets.
    You will possess a proven track record of exhibition management. You will be proficient in all aspects of events, able to lead a multi-discipline team to achieve an excellent event experience for clients and visitors.

  • There is the opportunity for a Conference Producer to join Clarion Defence & Security, who are a leading global defence conference and exhibition organiser. The individual will be working across the portfolio focusing on our leading exhibitions, producing a number of high level conferences. 

  • Clarion Defence & Security are recruiting for an Event Manager.

    Clarion Defence & Security organises sector leading events that enable government officials, industry leaders and technical experts to share ideas, develop partnerships, conduct business, network and access export and growth markets.

  • The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) is the UK’s Trade Association for the companies who create and supply the technology that manufacturers use to make the products we use and rely on.  With the Manufacturing sector entering the 4th Industrial revolution it is an exciting time to be joining the MTA.

    The MTA offers high autonomy in a relaxed and flexible yet high performing work environment, and are seeking an organised, self-starter looking to join the Events Team to help them put on the leading exhibition for our industry and other events which form part of the services provided to our members.



    The successful candidate will be working as part of a small events team to provide administrative and onsite support; ensuring the deliver the events portfolio including the Association’s large exhibition. This is an immensely rewarding role where you will be able to see your work contributing to the successful completion of both large and small projects.

    There will also be elements of market research within the role as part of an overall business strategy.

  • An opportunity has arisen for a talented Sales Manager to work within the Retail team on Home & Gift, retailers favourite buying festival.

  • Sales Manager - Retail (Pulse)

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    An opportunity has arisen for a talented Sales Manager to work with within the Retail Team on Pulse, the UK’s ultimate boutique trade event for inspiring new gifts, modern living and fashion accessories.  

  • Marketing Executive - Defence

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    A Marketing Executive role has arisen in the Clarion Defence and Security Department working on a portfolio of 10 large and small-scale exhibitions and conferences taking place on an annual basis. The role will involve working on an ever-growing portfolio of Defence & Security events organised across Europe and Asia.

  • A Marketing Executive role has arisen within the Clarion Motoring Portfolio. The successful candidate will work across 3 market leading shows including one of the largest consumer shows in the UK. 

  • A position has arisen in British Marine Boat Shows, and its two world famous shows working within the sales team, reporting to the Sales Account Manager.  This role will be required to manage key accounts and work with new and existing exhibitors. The main focus of the role is to generate new business by sourcing new leads, through cold calling and sales meetings and initiating contacts with potential exhibitors, including working with maintaining existing exhibitors. Your role will be to maximise revenue by effectively managing the existing databases, attending meetings with prospective and current exhibitors and attending networking events and exhibitions.




  • Delegate Sales Executive - WRA

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    We are looking for a Delegate Sales Executive to help The World Refining Association meet its ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives. 

  • Content Producer

    Location: Central London Montgomery Ltd
    • Permanent

    A pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit is the lifeblood that runs through Fresh Montgomery. Our live events are stimulating and varied, and we pride ourselves on our innovation, openness, family heritage, global experience and ability to deliver market-leading results.


    Based in central London, our culture is founded on an environment that centres on delivering great experiences for customers and employees alike. Taking pride in the quality of our work, loving what we do and staying focussed is what makes us so successful.

  • Operations Assistant

    Location: Manchester Square, London Montgomery Ltd
    • Permanent

    Montgomery is a family run Global Exhibition Company with over 120 years’ experience in running market leading events.

  • A great opportunity has arisen for a Sales Executive in Clarion Retail for the Top Drawer Show held in the Summer annually. 

    Top Drawer is the UK’s biggest and most design-focused gift trade show. With over 30 years’ experience in the design market, Top Drawer attracts and serves the needs of thousands of retailers year-on-year. Top Drawer brings together over 700 of the latest on-trend lifestyle brands in London organised into five distinct show sectors: Gift, Fashion Accessories, Cards & Stationery, Children’s and Wellbeing – making it the ultimate destination for high end designers and buyers the country.

  • Events Sales Executive

    Location: Ringwood, Hampshire Broadway Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    Broadway Events, a passionate trade exhibitions company and owners of industry leading brands, are looking for a driven B2B Sales Executive to join our friendly team to promote, sell, upsell and cross-sell stand space and sponsorship opportunities to business customers. 

  • The Marketing Manager will take full responsibility for the marketing and promotion of the IBC event with the support of a Marketing Executive and Marketing Assistant.

    They will be expected to put together a clear, detailed and dynamic marketing plan for the show each year and then execute that plan. The Marketing Manager will need to be able to produce accurate, high quality, deadline driven work.

    This role will be hands on with a significant amount of implementation to be delivered by the Marketing Manager along with also being responsible for managing a Marketing Executive and Marketing Assistant, delegating some work and driving the event forwards strategically working with the Head of Marketing and driving constant innovation with the marketing approach taken. 

15 Results
  • "Broadway Events joined the AEO on the Enterprise Membership. We’ve already taken advantage of the many benefits including the excellent FaceTime Masterclasses and training guides for exhibitors."
    Emma Barrett
    Broadway Events
  • "We are a member of the AEO because it is a proactive association for the events industry. As an organiser it provides us with high value ideas, networking, guidance and information."
    David Harrison
    PPMA Group
  • "This year, the association has led working groups to address industry issues and put on some amazing events full of insightful content for both organisers and, through the AEOs FaceTime initiative, exhibitors. In addition, the AEO has represented the industry at a Governmental level to raise awareness of the importance of events to the UK economy."
    Paul Byrom
    Upper Street Events
  • "I genuinely believe that if you’re involved in organising events you should become a member of the AEO."
    Simon Kimble
    Clarion Events
  • "Our membership of the AEO represents real and tangible value for UBM - it provides fantastic networking opportunities, practical training for our team as well as valuable insight into the state of our industry."
    Simon Parker
  • "The AEO take great effort to ensure our industry continues to be recognised for its value, promotes the sector for talent acquisition and encourages the sharing of best practice across its members and their customers. It also provides a rich calendar of events for our staff to learn, network, share experiences and celebrate with their peers in the industry."
    Stuart Johnston
    Ascential Events
  • "As an Association business, we appreciate the excellent work the secretariat of the AEO do for our community. From the events side of our business, the AEO provides an excellent return on investment, providing thought leadership, fantastic networking, brilliant awards, excellent research and FaceTime, a valuable tool to tell our markets why exhibitions and events should be an essential part of the marketing mix."
    Neil Felton
  • "AEO’s networking and member meetings are valuable for individuals at all levels within our organisation. The promotion of our sector to the outside world, to government, authorities and business at large is another vital aspect of the AEO’s purpose for members, many of whom, like my company, work on events throughout the world."
    Stephen Brooks
    Mack Brooks Exhibitions
  • “Knowledge is power and the AEO dinners are certainly powerful, there is always a wealth of knowledge at the table. Insightful presentations make for a constructive and extremely social way to learn from the experts who’ve done it before. I attended the Japanese evening and gained really valuable insight about the culture and how best to communicate with a local audience.”
    John Whitaker
    Digital & Data Director, dmg events




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