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. 

  • 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.

  • The Marketing & Sales Executive will have a dual role focusing on the development of the Ecobuild exhibitor marketing campaign, as well as driving new business leads to the sales team. They should be a team player who is also self-sufficient and self-motivated, with a strong work ethic and a ‘can do’ attitude. The Marketing & Sales Executive will report to the Marketing Manager/ Head of Marketing.

  • Head of Marketing

    Location: London SW1V 2SS Brintex
    • Permanent

    To direct and manage Hemming Group corporate, sector and product marketing activities in line with the company’s strategic, budgetary and growth objectives. To devise, create, develop and implement promotional and new business strategies in line with the HGL mission, vision and aims. To develop and foster a customer-focused business philosophy throughout company based on the fulfilment of customer needs

  • We are looking for a Conference Producer to join our business in an exciting period of change and growth. The role is working across Clarion’s downstream oil & gas brand, the World Refining Association.
  • Special Events Manager - Gaming

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    We have an exciting opportunity in the Gaming team for a Special Events Manager. This is a role with a significant amount of ownership and responsibility covering event logistics, and customer experience across the gaming portfolio. As Special Events Manager you will also manage the Customer Service Executive working on events such as ICE Totally Gaming, EiG, ICE Africa & WrB. 

  • 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.


    To oversee the daily operations of the Events Department and deliver projects from concept to completion ensuring key targets and standards are met.

    To co-ordinate administrative aspects of the membership process.

  • 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. 

  • Operations Manager

    Location: Richmond, Surrey, UK Reed Exhibitions Ltd
    • Contract
    • Permanent

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to manage the operational delivery of multiple events each year in UK and overseas.

    Working with the Operations and Exhibition Directors, the Operations Manager will control all on site-related activity and infrastructures ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction, achievement of deadlines, compliance with Health & Safety regulations and full budget control.

    Based in Richmond with the RX UK Operations team you will be an excellent multi-tasker with a good project management and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Operations Executive

    Location: Richmond, Surrey, UK Reed Exhibitions Ltd
    • Permanent

    Reed Exhibitions excels in creating high profile, highly targeted business and consumer exhibitions and events to establish and maintain business relations, and generate new business. Every year we run over 500 events in 43 countries, bringing together over 7 million active event participants worldwide in 2014. With over 3700 employees in 41 offices around the globe we serve 43 industries worldwide. Reed Exhibitions is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

    Reed Exhibitions has an exciting opportunity for an Operations Executive to offer a technical organising service to the Exhibition Teams, Exhibitors and Contractors on various Projects. 

  • Delegate Sales Executive - Gaming

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent
    We are looking for a high-performing sales professional to help the Clarion Gaming portfolio meet and exceed sales revenue targets across the portfolio. The role of Delegate Sales Executive is to develop new business, manage long-standing existing clients through high volume outbound calls & face to face meetings. The role involves selling delegate passes to prospective clients across the Clarion Gaming portfolio throughout the year.
  • Marketing Executive - Gaming

    Location: London, UK Clarion Events Ltd
    • Permanent

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a new starter in marketing to work across a major information provider to the Gaming industry within the publishing part of our business.

    Working across market leading magazines and digital products, (iGaming Business, iGB Affiliate and Totally Gaming) this role will be responsible for the marketing for each brand (which includes a mix of print, social media, email, PPC and press releases).

  • Marketing Project Managers

    Location: Twickenham, London Easyfairs UK & Global
    • Permanent

    Easyfairs UK & Global is growing rapidly, having made a number of recent acquisitions, and with many global launches in the pipeline. As such, it is a very dynamic and exciting team to join, with some exciting opportunities for driven, energetic and passionate individuals. For our office in Twickenham, we are looking for three Marketing Project Managers directly reporting to the Event Director on the portfolio.

    The main focus of these roles is to plan and implement the marketing campaign for the events, including the development of strategies, targets, marketing mix, content & features, and full marketing budget management. Experience in the full event marketing mix is required; however equally important is the drive and energy to succeed in a fast-growing company.

  • Personal Assistant

    Location: London Montgomery Ltd
    • Permanent

    A  pioneering  and  entrepreneurial  spirit  runs  through  Montgomery  and  its  infectious! Our  shows  are exciting  and  varied,  and  we  pride  ourselves  on  our  innovation, openness,  family  heritage,  global experience, and ability to deliver market-leading results.

  • 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. 

16 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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