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.


‘We always use the AEO Jobs Board to advertise our vacancies. It has proven successful in attracting candidates, and we have appointed a sales role via the resource. It’s not only a great free member benefit, on this occasion it also saved us paying recruitment fees and advertising costs.’  - Alexander Angus at Montgomery

  • Marketing Executive

    by: Jessica John-Paul

    To assist in strategy and execute successful marketing campaigns across a portfolio of products as directed by the Manager. To execute marketing campaigns above and below the line as well as new media. To establish relationships with key suppliers, outsourced companies and internal teams to ensure the tasks of each project are executed as directed. To deliver effective marketing campaigns that can be nominated for awards and ensure the smooth delivery of tasks aligned to role.

  • Senior Marketing Executive

    by: Jessica John-Paul

    The purpose of this role is to help produce and deliver the marketing strategy promoting our events to delegates and exhibitors.  You will be a self-motivated individual who loves working alongside a great team, across the marketing mix. To establish relationships with key suppliers, outsourced companies and internal teams to ensure the tasks of each project are executed as directed. To deliver effective marketing campaigns that keep the events in the number one positions in the sectors.

  • Due to an internal promotion, we are recruiting for a full time Sales or Senior Sales Executive to work with us on The Natural Food Show which is  part of Natural & Organic Products Europe.  We are looking for someone to join our team who has a passion for food who can immerse themselves in the role and enjoy being part of a successful team

  • IMEX Group delivers two vibrant trade shows each year for the global meeting and events industry. IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America (Las Vegas) each attract around 15,000 participants.

    Our shows facilitate face-to-face business meetings between exhibitors (who include international hotel chains, convention bureaux, destination management companies and tech providers) and meeting and event planners.

    Every show also features professional, free education and numerous networking and co-located events run by our global partner network. This means our IMEX shows have become must-attend events for anyone working in the meeting and events industry.


    A passionate Event Manager who demonstrates strong commercial acumen, loves being part of the community their event serves and has a desire to develop an event that is the beating heart of the UK pub industry. This exciting opportunity will allow you to take ownership of PUB20 by having the freedom to autonomously drive its strategic growth and direction, whilst delivering on all commercial elements and liaising with the event team across all departments in the day-to-day running of the event.

    PUB20 is unique in its offering. Totally dedicated to the UK pub industry, there is no other event like it and you’ll delve deep into the pub world in order to become a trusted source of pub industry knowledge and connections. The position requires you to be fully immersed in the pub industry, enabling you to create relationships and opportunities for suppliers, pub owners and operators attending the show. We curate the exhibition, aesthetics and content with an aim to fulfil and delight the 4500 strong publican audience. Our visitors attend, not only to source great products from our exhibitors and partners, but to learn, network with their community and enjoy an inspired experience, all at the same time.

    The Experiences Division at Montgomery Group does not create ‘run of the mill’ trade shows. We’re creative in our approach and challenge the status quo. We’re hard-working, committed and passionate about our products and they communities they serve. The role will give the applicant the opportunity to be imaginative in the experience they create, whilst immersing themselves in the industry by creating lasting relationships.

  • In every market and industry, business opportunity and success come from attracting and engaging with customers, generating leads, showcasing products and researching and discovering the latest solutions.

    Informa Markets creates platforms for specialist markets to connect, trade, innovate and grow.

    We operate over 500 major, branded exhibitions where buyers and sellers working in a specialist market can meet face to face, see and show products, conduct business and build relationships. We also provide a range of online solutions based on data and expert content that connect and engage businesses year-round.

  • Part of an international business with offices in the UK, Germany, USA and Asia, DVV Media International operates the leading digital media and events in multiple vertical markets including HR, road, rail and flight transportation. We now seek a Marketing Executive for a full time position based in Central London.

    Working under the Marketing Manager of the Employee Benefits portfolio, the main objective of this role is to support the execution of marketing campaigns, ensuring that these align to the brand objectives and the strategic marketing plans for each product.

    You will combine creativity with strong organisational skills to manage different projects, to tight deadlines, simultaneously as well as working with the sales, operations, content and editorial teams.

  • We have an exciting opportunity in the Central Operations team for an Operations Executive. The role will primarily be to organise small/medium sized conferences and exhibitions for portfolios operating in various sectors.
  • The Opportunity: A rare opportunity has arisen for a talented Head of Sales to lead the sales campaigns on the top two events for the UK Furniture & Interiors sector in the UK: January Furniture Show ...
  • The Opportunity: An opportunity has arisen for a talented Sales Manager to work with a highly dedicated team on the largest show within the Clarion Defence and Security Portfolio. Reporting to the Hea ...
  • Smarter Shows are seeking an experienced senior marketing manager to work on their prestigious B2B event brands, on a temporary fixed-term contract basis (maternity cover), working from the Smarter Shows HQ in central Brighton.

  • AbraxysGlobal are currently recruiting for a person to join our stand plan inspection team.    Must be NEBOSH qualified and ideally have industry or venue experience.   This full-time role is based in our Chiswick W4 office and your main duties will be to undertake compliance checking on space only stand plans submitted by contractors.  Proven attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines are essential.    This person will also have the opportunity to join our Floor Management teams on site so must be able to travel internationally.  Please email with your c.v.  


    AbraxysGlobal are Health & Safety Consultants who have been providing services to the exhibition industry for over 15 years worldwide.  Services include the provision of NEBOSH qualified Health and Safety Floor Managers to oversee the construction of events on site throughout their tenancy period. AbraxysGlobal also provide compliance checking services for space only stand plans to ensure technical drawings and supporting health and safety documents comply with the organiser, the venue and local authority build regulations. Abraxys Global have provided these services to organisers running events in over 20 countries.

  • This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing portfolio of payments and ticketing technology events (PayExpo and Transport Ticketing Global).  We are looking for a motivated, organized and ambitious candidate who wants to develop their career in event marketing.
  • This opportunity is available within our fast paced Conference Credit Control department who are responsible for maximizing cash flow and minimizing debt through effective and proactive credit control. You will work as part of a team to ensure that all sales are invoiced promptly and accurately, a clean sales ledger is maintained at all times, cash flow is maximized by prompt collection of payments and you will work to ensure all debts are collected before the show open/close date.
  • A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Sales Executive to work primarily on two of the UK’s leading consumer shows and sell across the Summer and Winter Olympia Art & Antiques Fairs.
  • Enlit is a series of events like no other, unique in scope, global reach and in its commitment to inspire attendees to make a positive impact on the future of energy.

    An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, passionate and experienced events marketer to join the Clarion Energy team. The successful candidate will own the strategy and tactical delivery of our profile segmented Exhibitor Promotions (EXPROM) for Enlit Europe, the new unifying brand for our European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe events, as part of Clarion Energy’s global portfolio of events.

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Marketing Executive to work within the marketing team of Clarion Consumer Exhibitions motoring shows on the 3 of the UKs market leading events:
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  • "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
    Informa Markets
  • "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
    Vice President Marketing, Data & Digital , dmg events
  • "We have the opportunity to contribute positively to the industry as well as gaining valuable insight and advice. There’s no need to spend valuable time and money reinventing the wheel when you have so many experienced professionals in AEO membership to learn from”
    Emma Cartmell
    CHS Group
  • "JOINING THE AEO HAS BEEN FANTASTIC! Being able to gift our customers with free places at the FaceTime masterclasses, learn alongside industry peers and seek advice to common challenges is invaluable”
    Sharon Azam
    GovNet Communications




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