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Our research provides essential information for any venue

We undertake research to provide essential information for any venue.  We concentrate on researching and publishing material to meet the essential needs of venues including:

eGuide

eGuide

The eGuide is a landmark online resource providing invaluable guidance for anyone working in venues in the UK.

The objective of the guide is to provide clear and straightforward guidance for achieving common standards of health, safety and operational planning, management and on-site conduct across UK event venues.

 

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CDM Resource Pack

CDM Resource Pack

Our CDM Resources are a comprehensive set of resources that provide a framework to help you meet the requirements of construction, design and management regulations and to help you understand your obligations.

The Resource Pack includes documents, templates, a dedicated website and apps for IOS, Android and Windows Mobile.

 

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SASIE

SASIE

SASiE is based on a 3-year research study into the scale and characteristics of the UK exhibitions sector.

The report provides an overview of event activity including the number and type of exhibitions, the number of visits to UK exhibitions plus performance indicators such as event duration, event size and ticket sales.

 

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Economic Impact Study

Economic Impact Study

Working with our sister associations, the Association of Event Organisers (AEO)  and the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) we have compiled an economic impact study defining and measuring the significance of exhibitions to the UK economy. 

Using our SASiE data, this new report was created in conjunction with UFI and Oxford Economics and replaces the similar study undertaken in 2011.

 

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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
  • "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