Diary dates


Make sure these dates are in your diary. 



  • Friday 31st:  AEO Forums, Business Design Centre, London


  • Wednesday 5th: The Event Industry HR Group, Alexandra Palace, London
  • Thursday 6th: AEV eGuide Sub-Committee, Olympia London
  • Wednesday 12th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, ICC Wales
  • Tuesday 25th: AEV Board Meeting, ACC Liverpool
  • Wednesday 26th: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, ExCeL London (International Confex)


  • Wednesday 4th: AEV/NAA Security Working Group, SEC, Glasgow
  • Monday 16th: Cross Association Technology Working Group, Silverstone, Towcester
  • Wednesday 25th: ​​​​​​AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, venue tbc


  •  Wednesday 1st: AEV Catering Working Group, RDS (Royal Dublin Society)
  • Tuesday 28th: Cross Association H&S Working Group (NEC, Birmingham)


  • Wednesday 6th: The Event Industry HR Group Group, NEC
  • Thursday 21st: AEV  Security Working Group, ExCeL London (IFSEC)


  • Tuesday 2nd: AEV eGuide Working Group, Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Friday 12thAEV Board Meeting,  London venue tbc
  • Friday 12th: AEO Awards, London
  • Wednesday 17th: AEV eGuide Sub-Committee, Olympia London


  • Thursday 9th July: AEV Conference
  • Friday 10th July: Cross Association Technology Working Group, London
  • Friday 10th July: Cross Association Electrics Technical Committee, London
  • Friday 10th July: AEV Marketing & Communications Working Group, London
  • Friday 10th July: AEV Event Managers Working Group, London
  • Friday 10th July: AEV Catering Working Group, London
  • Thursday 16th July: ESSA Industry Golf Day, Marriott, Forest of Arden, Warwickshire


Wednesday 12th August: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Rugby


  • Wednesday 16th: AEV Board Meeting, venue tbc
  • Wednesday 23rd: AEV Marketing & Communications Working Group, Eikon Exhibition Centre, Belfast
  • Wednesday 30th: AEV Security Working Group, Farnborough International  Exhibition & Conference Centre


  • Wednesday 7th: The Event Industry HR Group, Barbican Exhibition Centre, London
  • Wednesday 21st: AEV Catering Working Group, venue tbc


  • Wednesday 11th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, EventCity, Manchester
  • Wednesday 18th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, The Kia Oval, London
  • Wednesday 25th: AEV eGuide Working Group, Ricoh Arena, Coventry


  • tbc, AEV Board Meeting



  • "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 at 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 at 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