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

  • Take your opportunity to join the Housing Expert Sales Team within our market leading Housing Portfolio. You’ll share our passion for putting our customers first and you’ll have first-hand experience ...
  • We’re on the hunt for a Commercial Executive to join the growing sales team in the food, drink & hospitality division.

  • As Commercial Manager you will be taking on a leading role in the relaunch of IFE Manufacturing, the UK’s leading dedicated showcase of end-to-end manufacturing and product development in the food & drink industry.

  • Montgomery Group are seeking a Senior Commercial Executive with more than three years sales experience to join the passionate and hardworking team that deliver market leading events within the company’s Food, Drink and Hospitality Divisions.


  • Montgomery Food, Drink & Hospitality division are passionate about exceeding expectations by delivering events that focus on developing future success for all that attend. We strive to do more, think of what’s next and to always stay ahead.

  • The Grounds Management Association (GMA) is seeking to recruit a Commercial and Events Coordinator to join the existing administrative team with a focus on the development of GMA Corporate Plus and Corporate membership, as well as assisting in the development, planning, and staging of GMA exhibitions and events, including our flagship trade show SALTEX. 

  • Want to be part of working on the longest running exhibition in history? Make this role your own by bringing your digital sales skills to our Home Interest Division. You will be selling across multiple brands i.e., Ideal Home Show, Cake & Bake Show, Eat & Drink Festival and GoodHomes Magazine, offering a variety of digital solutions.

    You will be based in our Loughton Office and be responsible for looking after our loyal, existing clients, as well as new client development. 

    You will receive a competitive basic salary plus an uncapped commission structure. 

    Don’t delay, send your CV to 

  • This role is a critical hire for us and one we believe will be a career defining opportunity for the right person, to work for one of the UKs biggest consumer portfolios.

    As Brand & Marketing Manager you’ll be responsible for creating partnerships and forging those long-term relationships with media partners. You will get to take ownership of all email campaign management including copywriting, proofing, scheduling and analysing, but ultimately achieving the results to make the exhibition as successful as possible.

    We’re looking for some that has excellent attention to detail, as well as being able to hit the ground running to assist a busy and dynamic hard-working team. You will be confident, ambitious, and have the ability to manage multiple projects across the Grand Designs Portfolio.

    Think you've got what it takes be our next Brand & Marketing Manager, then send your CV to

  • Exhibition Sales Executive - Wallington The PPMA is a group of trade associations that serves the industrial automation industry, specifically relating to the manufacture and distribution of processin ...
  • Operations Manager

    by: Daisy Krais dmg events
    About Us – Dmg Events dmg events is an international exhibitions and publishing company. We attract more than 425,000 visitors to our global portfolio of 80 exhibitions each year. Through our global e ...
  • An experienced marketing professional is required for a 12-month fixed term contract to drive the marketing communications schedule. The individual needs to be forward thinking and lead a team of two other marketing members (Marketing Executive and Digital Marketing Executive) over the coming months, especially with two highly acclaimed events taking place.

  • Sales Executive

    by: Richard Ainsworth Easyfairs UK & Global

    We are looking for an ambitious and driven Sales Executive to join our thriving Oil and Gas and Logistics portfolio.

12 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
    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
  • I just wanted to send my most sincere thanks for everything that you and the AEO team are doing to help navigate the events industry through the pandemic. The working groups and communication from the AEO have been excellent and I’m really appreciative of being part of such a wonderful organisation.
    Simon Burns
    ICHF Events
  • I think what the AEO has been doing during this tough time has been exceptional.
    Greg Cherry
    QD Events LTD
  • It is so useful to hear from your peers at this time. Please pass my thanks to Ruth and the BTIG panel
    Dan Assor
    CloserStill Media
  • Just wanted to thank you and Ruth this morning for the Zoom meeting - it was really interesting to hear how things are moving along in the virtual/hybrid meeting/exhibitions. All very new to me, so a lot to digest.
    Maureen Wright
    Optic UK
  • The session this morning was fantastic. We are right in the midst of this and the information was so useful. We can apply it immediately
    Claire Adams




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