AEV also provides members with a shop window for your Venue. Our 'find a venue' section receives regular visits from marketers, businesses, end users and organisers. It therefore goes without saying, the more up to date and informative your member area is the better.
You can make changes to your profile at any time.
AEV members have access to a wide range of exclusive offers, including:
AEV Working Groups: Benchmarking, sharing ideas and problem solving on issues such as Catering, Event Managers, HR, Health & Safety (eGuide), Marketing/Communications and Security
Cross-Association Working Groups: Benchmarking, sharing ideas and problem solving on issues such as Sustainability, Technology and Electrics
Access to Free and Ticketed Networking Events: Working Groups, AGM, AEO Awards, AEO Conference, Summer Event, AEO Ops/Marketing Forums
AEO Awards Free Category Entry: Your chance to be a winner
Regular Communications: Keeping you in touch with the industry via email, LinkedIn, Twitter, telephone and face to face
Understand the Wider Event Community: Via the Sponsorium Report (free for members) and other research
Differentiation: Approved Supplier listing on AEV/AEO/ESSA websites
Free Recruiting: Advertise for free on our industry-wide AEV/AEO/ESSA recruitment pages
Card Payment Terminals and Merchant Services: Member rates with leading UK specialist 123SEND
Plimsoll Reports: 20% discount for members off Plimsoll Analysis
Car and Lorry Breakdown & Recovery: 42% off brought to you with the AA
Free VAT Advice: Managed service with ESSA member Kingston Smith
Free Legal Helpline: Managed service with Lee and Thompson
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This landmark online resource is for all ESSA/AEO/AEVmember stakeholders. It's objective: to provide guidance for achieving required standards whilst working onsite at AEV member venues.
Amongst other areas, the eGuide provides guidence on areas such as Risk Assesment, Build up and breakdown and Electrical Testing.
Take me to the eGuide!
Here's a snippet of the top level statistics:
The UK exhibitions sector generated £11 billion in spending and contributed £5.6 billion in value added to the UK economy in 2010, equivalent to 0.4% of UK GDP.
This activity supported 148,500 jobs in the UK equivalent to 0.5% of the total employment in the UK.
The industry plays an important role in the UK’s economy. As well as directly generating GDP and jobs, it attracts visitors to the UK and acts as a catalyst for UK businesses.
UK exhibitions attracted over 13 million visitors in 2010…
… directly contributed almost £2.6 billion and over 76,300 jobs to the UK economy…
… and supports £3.0 billion in its supply chains and the wider economy.
AEV runs its own specific member working groups, and also participates in a number of specialist industry groups alongside AEO and ESSA members. Please find listings of all these working groups and their members below.
If you wish to become involved in any of these Working Groups, please contact Kim Miles at email@example.com. Your nomination will then be put forward to the relevant Working Group for approval.
View a list of our Working Groups and their members.
All AEV members are entitled and encouraged to use the AEV logo wherever possible. The logo is a positive symbol of support and credibility within the industry, and should be utilised at every opportunity.
Use of the AEV logo is also of benefit to the association itself, as increased exposure will improve public awareness.
The AEV logo can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.
If you have forgotten or do not know your member password, please contact Dani Bull on + 44 (0)1442 285 811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Event Venues (AEV) is a trade association representing the interests of UK and international event venues.
Association of Event Venues
119 High Street
Hertfordshire, HP4 2DJ
Tel: 01442 285811