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2022 dates for your diary

2022

January

  • Monday 10th: AEV Events Reopen Groupvirtual meeting
  • Monday 17th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 31st: AEV Events Reopen Group, virtual meeting

February

  • Wednesday 2nd: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 7th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 9th: AEV eGuide sub-committee, virtual meeting
  • Friday 11th: AEO Forums, Business Design Centre, London
  • Monday 14th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 17th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 22nd: The Event Industry HR Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 23rd: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 28th: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting

March

  • Tuesday 1 March: Cross Association Diversity & Inclusion Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 7th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 7th: AEV Events Reopen Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 8th: EIA Board Meeting, International Confex, ExCeL London
  • Tuesday 8th: AEV Catering Working Group, ExCeL London
  • Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th: AEV exhibiting at International Confex, ExCeL London
  • Wednesday 9th: Cross Association Technology Working Group, ExCeL London
  • Wednesday 16: AEV Board Meeting, Coventry Building Society Arena
  • Monday 21st: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 29th: Cross Association Electrics Committee, virtual meeting

April

  • Monday 4th: AEV Venue Strategy Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 6th: AEV Event Managers Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 12th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 21st: H&S Welfare sub-group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 25th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 26th: The Event Industry HR Working Group, QEII Centre, London
  • Wednesday 27th: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting

May

  • Monday 9th: Cross Association Diversity & Inclusion Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 10th: AEV Security Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 11th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Vehicle & Pedestrian Movement sub-group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 18th: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 24th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Tuesday 24th: Cross Association Electrics Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Tuesday 24th: AEV Venue Strategy Working Group, Manchester Central
  • Tuesday 31st: AEV Event Managers Working Group, University of Greenwich

June

  • Tuesday 7th: AEV eGuide Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 9th: AEV Security Working Group with the NAA, ExCeL London during CTX
  • Wednesday 15th: AEV eGuide sub-committee, virtual meeting
  • Thursday 16th: AEV Catering Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Monday 20th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Tuesday 21st: The Event Industry HR Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 22nd: AEV Finance Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Wednesday 22nd: AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group, virtual meeting
  • Friday 24th: AEV Board meeting, London
  • Friday 24th: AEO Awards, Grosvenor House, London

July

Tuesday 19th: AEV/AEO/ESSA Diversity & Inclusion Working Group , Informa Markets, London

August

September    

  • Tuesday 20th: AEV Board & AGM, venue tbc
  • Wednesday 28th: AEV/AEO/ESSA H&S Working Group, Farnborough Int. Exhibition & Conference Centre

October

  • Wednesday 19th: EIA Board Meeting & AGM, venue tbc

November

December

  • Thursday 8th: AEV Board, venue tbc

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
  • “The AEV undertakes crucial work on behalf of event venues up and down the country to ensure our voice is heard. They reinforce the important role our sector plays in delivering economic impact, increasing trade, providing jobs and driving the visitor economy.”
    Lucy Merritt
    Head of Marketing and Communications, 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
  • “The AEV has been an invaluable asset to us as a company and the wider industry, helping to lobby on the industries behalf, consolidating and distributing information and facilitating vital knowledge sharing.”
    Charlie Hodgson
    Managing Director at The Kia Oval