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  • With the recent floods affecting much of the UK over the festive period there has been a lot of talk in the media about the importance of community both from those affected and our political leaders. In my opinion, community spirit is the glue that holds everything together, whether it’s when the chips are down or during happier times. We certainly talk extensively about communities when describing an event industry.
  • AEO Chief Exec Chris Skeith on his next personal challenge ...

    My dog, Bruno, was expecting his usual gentle two mile dog walk this morning but what he got was a rather sweaty 6k run.  

  • AEO Chief Exec Chris Skeith answers a few pertinent questions about the event industry.  Find out what makes a successful event and what the future holds.
  • AEO Chief Exec Chris Skeith isn't afraid of FOMO...

    Fear of missing out – it’s powerful isn’t it? But then, one of the first things we are all taught in life is scientia potentia est, knowledge is power! 

  • AEO Chief Exec Chris Skeith on the secret to event success...

    Success? If it's what you want, what you really, really want make sure you have the three magic ingredients to cook up an award winning event.

11 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
    UBM
  • "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
    FESPA
  • "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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