HR working group


HR working groupDevelops and shares best practice in Human Resource policies at member organisations.


“The AEV’s work bringing event professionals together through the working groups has enabled HR professionals within the events sector to network and informally benchmark aspects of their approach to people.”

Adam Chircop, Head of HR at ExCeL London (former chair of HR working group)


This cross association group (with AEV and ESSA members) meets to discuss and share best practice in Human Resource policies at member organisations.

Next meetings:
  • Thursday 09th March 2017
  • Wednesday 13th September 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