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2015 Working Group Meetings

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2015 Working Group Meetings

28 Jan 2015

2015 is set to be a jam packed year full of AEV Working Group meetings, with 20 currently planned. The 9 groups that AEV currently run are:

  • AEV Catering Working Group
  • AEV eGuide Working Group
  • AEV Event Managers Working Group
  • AEV HR Working Group
  • AEV Marketing & Comms Working Group
  • AEV Security Working Group
  • AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group
  • AEV/AEO/ESSA Technology Working Group
  • AEV/AEO/ESSA Technical Committee – Electrics
     

This year we are heading up and down the country with meetings taking place in Manchester, London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Coventry and FIVE (Farnborough).

We are always keen to welcome new members onto our Working Groups, so please have a chat with your colleagues and let us know if you would like to join any of our groups, by clicking here. We hope this year to engage with more of our member venues, no matter what size your venue is – big or small, everyone has a voice.

At the beginning of the year we updated the testimonials on the AEV website from a number of Working Groups members. Please click here to take a look at what your peers have been saying about the benefits of being a member of AEV’s Working Groups.

For a full list of our Working Groups and current members, please follow the link by clicking here.

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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 Vandenburg
    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