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  • Max Bull, executive director of venue sales at the Business Design Centre, has been elected chair of the Association of Event Venues following the association’s recent AGM, which also saw the election ...
  • ICC Belfast joins AEV

    16 Sep 2020 AEV Team
    We are delighted to announce that ICC Belfast has, today, joined the association. AEV director, Rachel Parker, said, “I am thrilled that ICC Belfast has joined the AEV, we have been in discussion for ...
  • Stand as One and #LightItInRed

    15 Sep 2020 Light It In Red team
    #LightItInRed supports #WeMakeEvents "Global Day of Action" - Wednesday 30th September 2020 A message from the LightItInRed team: #LightItInRed are once again supporting #WeMakeEvents in their campaig ...
  • Tobacco Dock Joins AEV

    10 Sep 2020 AEV Team
    London event venue, Tobacco Dock, has today become the latest event venue to become a member of the Association of Event Venues (AEV). Built in 1812 as a hub for precious cargo arriving from the New W ...
  • We have, today, published the latest version of its eGuide with major revisions to the catering section and updates to the disability section, all downloadable from our website. The eGuide is essentia ...
  • Event Wellbeing Week turns into Event Wellbeing Month. Since launching in 2017, The Event Wellbeing week has been a platform for individuals and businesses in the events industry to come together to c ...
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  • "Great day hosting our first AEV working group event!..WOW did I learn a lot and some great insights into how other venues work and the challenges they are trying to overcome. If you are a venue looking to network with other like minded professionals I would recommend looking at joining the AEV".
    Danielle Worker
    Corporate Events Team Leader, Silverstone Circuits Ltd
  • "“Great 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
  • “The AEV provides collective representation for its member venues, turning individual commitment into a group effort"
    Paul Brough
    Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London
  • "Proud to be part of this Cross Association discussion. I am confident in our ability to improve and progress our working platform through conversation".
    Amir Vered
    Head of eForce and IT, Olympia London (Chair of Cross Association Technology WG)
  • “The AEV is essential to the venue sector’s ability to cooperate and collaborate"
    Jazmin Beale
    Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London
  • "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 London
  • AEV Membership is a key part of our business strategy; it has and will continue to be a core elements of our plan to support knowledge sharing in the industry and to develop both our team and the venue.
    Kate Simpson
    Marketing Director - Business Design Centre
  • Our team at ACC Liverpool feel indebted to the substantial work that the AEV do for our amazing industry. As the pillar association for venues across the country it’s a real privilege for our teams to participate in many of the working groups, learning and contributing to new processes which helps drive our industry forward on a national scale.
    Colm Graham
    Senior Exhibition Account Manager, ACC Liverpool
  • We have benefited hugely from all of the insight, discussion, events and networking, but it has also meant that we have been able to give back to the industry by sharing our unique experiences and professional knowledge and allowing our employees to help lead and shape the Association from the inside.
    Mathew James
    Head of Brand, Telford International Centre