Health and safety working group


Health and safety working groupConsiders general health & safety issues faced by the industry, including CDM, to feed into the eGuide.


“The AEV provides collective representation for its member venues, turning individual commitment into a group effort, ensuring their voices are heard when decisions are being made that could affect the wider industry group.”

Paul Brough, Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London (Chair)


This cross association group (with AEV and ESSA members) meets to discuss general Health & Safety issues faced by the industry, including CDM, and will be able to feed into the eGuide.

Next meeting:
  • Wednesday 26th April 2017
  • Wednesday 11th October 2017


List of members


  • “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