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Diary dates

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Make sure these dates are in your diary. 

2020

January

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

February

  • 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)

March

  • 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, Business Design Centre, London POSTPONED - NEW DETAILS TO FOLLOW

April

  • Wednesday 1stAEV Catering Working Group (RDS, Dublin) POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
  • Tuesday 21st April : The Event Industry HR Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 20th: Cross Association H&S Working Group (virtual meeting)

May

  • Tuesday 5th May: The Event Industry HR Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 6th May: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 13th May: AEV  Security Working Group, Virtual Meeting 
  • Wednesday 13th May: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Thursday 14th May: The Event Industry HR Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 18th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 18th: AEV Events Reopen Ops Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 20th May: AEV Catering Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 20th May: AEV Finance Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 26th May: Cross Association Technology Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 27th May: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, Virtual Meeting

June

  • Monday 1st June: AEV Events Reopen Ops Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 2nd June: Cross Association Events Recovery Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 2nd: AEV eGuide Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 3rd June: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 3rd June: AEV Catering Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 3rd JuneAEV Board Meeting,  Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 9th June: AEV Security Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 9th June: AEV Marketing & Communications Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Monday 15th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 16th June: AEV Catering Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 17th June: AEV Finance Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 17th June: Cross Association Event Recovery Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 17th: AEV eGuide Sub-Committee, Olympia London
  • Thursday 18th June: AEV Event Managers Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Thursday 18th June: The Event Industry HR Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 23rd June, AEV Security Working Group, Virtual Meeting.
  • Wednesday 24th June: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 24th June: Cross Association Technology Working Group, Virtual Meeting

July

  • Wednesday 1st July: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 6th July: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 7th July: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 7th July: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 8th July: AEV Catering Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 9th July: The Event Industry HR Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 9th July: AEV Conference - postponed
  • Tuesday 14th July: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 15th July: AEV Finance Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 22nd July: AEV Catering Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Tuesday 28th July: Cross Association Technology Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Wednesday 29th July: AEV Security Working Group, Virtual Meeting

August

  • Wednesday 5th August, AEV Catering Working Group, Virtial Meeting
  • Wednesday 5th August: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, Virtual Meeting
  • Thursday 6 August: Cross Association Project Confidence, virtual meeting
  • Monday 10 August: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 11 August: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 11 August: MarComms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 13 August: The Event Industry HR Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 18 August: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 19 August: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 26 August: AEV Catering Working Group, virtual meeting

 

September    

  • Tuesday 1st: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Friday 4th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 7th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 7th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 8th: Cross Association Technology Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 8th: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 9th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 10th: The Event Industry HR Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 16th: AEV Board Meeting, Business Design Centre, London
  • Wednesday 30th: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 30th: AEV Catering Working Group, virtual meeting

October

  • Wednesday 7th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 12th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 13th: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 15th: Cross Association Technology Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 20th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 28th: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting

November

  • Monday 9th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting

December

  • tbc, AEV Board Meeting

     

Testimonials

  • "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 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
  • “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