AEV

Board

Venues
 

Our board's skills and expertise set the strategic direction and provide tactical backup for the AEV.

The board is comprised of elected members serving fixed terms who represent a wide range of venues. Their skills and expertise set the strategic direction and provide tactical backup for the AEV.

The board meet quarterly and operate through a series of Steering Groups. These groups focus on specific areas to help shape and deliver the priorities of the AEV including marketing, events, research and member benefits.

Board members

Testimonials

  • “The impact of the AEV on the venue sector is difficult to overestimate, "
    Jonathan Smith - Head of Operational Development and H&S, Farnborough International
  • "“Great catering ... is essential for a successful venue. The AEV provides a platform to establish consistent best practice in this field"
    Phil Wetz - Retail & Catering Manager, ExCeL London
  • “AEV membership isn’t simply about how much it benefits our organisation, but about how we can all benefit the industry as a whole.”
    Emma Chilton – Event Manager, ACC Liverpool
  • “The AEV is essential to the venue sector’s ability to cooperate and collaborate."
    Jazmin Beale, Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London (Chair)
  • "AEV is a powerful voice behind the venues that hold incredible events that enable the meetings of millions of people - an integral part of the experience economy."
    Julia Galbraith, Marketing Manager - Exhibitions, Excel