Diary dates


Make sure these dates are in your diary. 



  • Friday 25th:  AEO Ops & Marketing Forums, Business Design Centre, London
  • Wednesday 30th: AEV eGuide Sub-Committee, Olympia London


  • Wednesday 6th: The Event Industry HR Group, ICE, ExCeL London
  • Wednesday 13th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Alexandra Palace
  • Tuesday 26th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Technology Working Group, Olympia London (International Confex) 
  • Wednesday 27th: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, Pergola  Olympia London (International Confex)


  • Tuesday 5th - Wednesday 6th: Security & Counter Terror Expo, Olympia London

  • Wednesday 6th: AEV Security Working Group, Security & Counter Terror Expo 2019, Olympia London

  • Wednesday 6th: AEV Board Meeting, QEII Centre, London
  • Wednesday 13th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Wednesday 20th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, UBM, London


  • Wednesday 10th: AEV Catering Working Group, National Railway Museum, York


  • Wednesday 15th: AEV eGuide Working Group, Silverstone
  • Wednesday 22nd: AEV/AEO/ESSA  Technology Working Group, Olympia London
  • Wednesday 22nd : AEV/AEO/ESSA  Electrics Technical Committee, Olympia London


  • Wednesday 5th: The Event Industry HR Group, Diversified, Brighton
  • Wednesday 12thAEV eGuide Sub-Committee, Olympia London
  • Friday 14th: AEV Board Meeting, venue tbc


  • Thursday 4th July: AEV Conference, Manchester Central
  • Thursday 4th July: AEV 15th Birthday Party, Manchester
  • Friday 5th July: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Friday 5th July: AEV Event Managers Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Friday 5th July: AEV/AEO/ESSA Technology Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Friday 5th July: AEV/NAA Security Forum, Manchester Central
  • Friday 5th July: AEV Catering Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Thursday 18th July: ESSA Industry Golf Day, Celtic Manor


Thursday 29th August: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Landsec, London


  • Wednesday 11th: AEV Board Meeting & AGM, Business Design Centre, London
  • Wednesday 25th: AEV Security Working Group, Business Design Centre, London
  • Thursday 26th: AEV Marketing & Comms. Bournemouth International Centre


  • Wednesday 2nd: The Event Industry HR Group, Alexandra Palace, London
  • Wednesday 16th: AEV/AEO/ ESSA Sustainability Working Group, The International Centre, Telford
  • Wednesday 16th: AEV eGuide Working Group, The International Centre, Telford
  • Wednesday 30th: AEV Catering Working Group, ACC Liverpool


  • Wednesday 6th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Technical Electrics Working Group, P&J Live, Aberdeen
  • Wednesday 6th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Technology Working Group, P&J Live, Aberdeen
  • Thursday 20th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, Sandown Park Racecourse


  • Wednesday 11th: AEV Board Meeting, Business Design Centre, London


  • “Through the AEV, and the working groups in particular, members can share best practice and formulate consistent responses to emerging challenges”
    Andy Coulson – Head of Airshow Operations, Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre
  • "“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
  • “The AEV provides vital conduits for knowledge transfer and awareness amongst its member venues”
    Murray Dickson – Head of Business Engagement, Group IT, The NEC
  • “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