Association of Event Organisers Ltd (AEO) is the trade body representing companies that conceive, create, develop or manage trade and consumer events. It is run by its members for the benefit of its members through an elected council of representatives, specialist working groups and a fulltime secretariat.
We are a committed trade body representing venues of all size and type both in the UK and internationally. We are run by our members for the benefit of our members and the wider events industry.
Whether you’re an international, national, regional, multi-purpose or specialist venue, the AEV offers you the opportunity to connect with peers, learn, benchmark and share best practice for the benefit of your business and the wider industry in which we operate. Our united presence ensures your voice is heard and to be certain that the interests of venues are foremost.
Alliance Sales Support Services provides effective and sustainable sales solutions for your business.
Our global team of commercially aware, dedicated professionals have accumulated decades of experience leading sales operations globally for FTSE listed organisations within the following sectors: business to business publishing, events marketing, media, commodities and capital markets. Cost saving and increased sales are our two goals. We are a near shore operation offering alternative and comparison services to in-house sales teams and work on subscription, new and renewal sales as well as delegate acquisition.
As North America’s #1 source of ideas, news, and resources for event and meeting professionals, BizBash is where event pros go.
Each month, nearly 125,000 unique users look to BizBash for venue discovery, event style, technology, and tools for their next event. Thousands of event professionals attend our in-person events in major cities in the United States and Canada and listen to our podcast GatherGeeks monthly. Our mission: to empower event professionals with ideas, intelligence, and resources to create smarter events.
Business Strategies Group is the only specialist consulting firm in Asia focused on B2B events and media. Our services include market research, business intelligence, merger and acquisition consulting, commercial due diligence, and corporate strategy. We also publish regular reports on a wide variety of Asian B2B media-related topics.
We also offer representative office services. We manage the Asia Pacific office of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry. In addition, we manage the activities in Greater China for the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and the Business Information Industry Association (BIIA).
Corporate Event News is the only online resource focused on senior-level corporate event professionals.
In a field where every detail matters, event professionals need the latest industry information, tools, and solutions to do their job, and do it well. From venue news to event marketing insights to tips on vendor sourcing, content creation or career advancement, and all the nitty-gritty details in between, Corporate Event News' online hub of articles, interviews, blogs, and weekly e-news covers the gamut of corporate event planning. Corporate Event News helps you stay on top of your game and take your events to the next level.
I am an experienced, business, events & exhibitions professional.
When Covid hit I, like many others, found myself searching for a new focus and passion.
Who knew it would lead to discovering a love of curating, producing & hosting live & on-demand video & audio content! I am now pleased to offer many services to show organizers and suppliers.
Contact me to see how you can join me on this journey, they call life.
Until Diversity Ally was formed, there wasn’t an organization taking ownership of the events industry’s approach to tackling its lack of diversity and inclusion.
Our approach is thorough, valuable led, and empowering for the organizations which work with us. We use a holistic blend of industry research, company data, and company ecosystem engagement with a strong emphasis on creating safe and happy workplaces.
The Event Marketing Association is the only UK Association exclusively for corporate in-house event professionals (planners & marketers).
The association was founded in 2013 as a not-for-profit, overseen by a committee of members and chaired by Richard Waddington, an event professional with over 30 year’s experience in the industry.
We now have an online community of over 900 members, we organise weekly virtual events, educational workshops, represent the corporate planner through our seat on the BVEP as well as to industry media.
EN is the only publication dedicated to the UK exhibition industry. We pride ourselves on being informative, relevant, and a timely source of information and ideas that can help the industry grow.
The EN brand extends across our monthly print offering, the EN website, email newsletters, social media, initiatives like the EN 30 Under Thirty, and of course, our annual awards celebration.
Every issue of EN is packed with the latest news, analysis and exciting features that reflect the great community EN serves, while our comprehensive website is the key industry daily news outlet. As a result, individuals looking to keep up to date with the goings-on in the world of UK exhibitions are frequent visitors to our site.
Expocast recruits the current and future leaders of the global events industry. Our top priority is making sure the right person gets the right job.
We’ll always be honest with you - this means you’ll have transparency over our process, our progress, and we won’t push the wrong candidate or vacancy at you. Our mission is to elevate the industry, improving the leadership potential within all levels of our clients, and landing people their dream jobs in the process. We move the shakers.
Behind every trade fair, there is an experience that makes the difference.
FairAdvisor represents the largest community of professional traders in the world, with the goal of being the reference point for anyone who wants to either participate in or visit a trade fair.
A valuable tool to compare the many trade fairs and choose the one most in line with your business strategies. We help your business grow using trade fairs, marketing, and creative design. With our best selection of advice videos to optimize your investment in trade fairs and increasing your brand visibility and useful contacts. Maximize your exhibition experience. We help you to find out how your exhibition stand can help you to attract customers.
Forum Events is a leading organiser of face-to-face meetings-based events, matching the interests of procurement decision-makers with suppliers. Over 20 years later, Directors Sarah Beall, Gill McCaughay and Gill Woods continue to drive the business, assisted by a highly-driven management team and a staff of over 60 focused event professionals. The Forum Experience may have been replicated by others in the past two decades, but Forum Events’ meticulous attention to detail, its rigorous pre-qualification process, and its match-making process – powered by cutting-edge proprietary software – means that the company remains the leader in this sector.
HR.com is the largest social networking site dedicated to human resources professionals.
HR.com members have access to articles, case studies, newsletters, polls, discussion forums, blogs, webcasts, and other features. Majority of the content on HR.com is community-generated. The site is "similar to Facebook, with a business community" and allows HR professionals to share best practices and research techniques.
International Confex has been a household name at the heart of the events industry for over 36 years. As a family run business our aim is to protect, provide and nurture the individuals, businesses, and contributors to this event industry family, International Confex is, after all, your industry exhibition.
International Confex is brought to you by Mash Media, publishers of Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas, Conference & Meetings World, and Exhibition World. We speak to event organizers every day, with sole purpose to support and grow the industry we serve.
In the MPI United Kingdom and Ireland Chapter, we focus our energy on making our members successful by building human connections through knowledge, relationships and marketplaces. With more than 200 members, our community of meeting and events professionals features a wide range of planners and suppliers, as well as faculty and student members.
When you join MPI United Kingdom and Ireland, you become part of a 17,000-strong global association dedicated to your personal and career success. You'll connect with the innovative learning, passionate people and big ideas that will empower you to become an agent of change through the events you plan. Because when we meet, we change the world.
Webinars are now the cornerstone of most digital marketing strategies. Measurable, effective, and efficient, webinars are the best route to great marketing ROI. At ONLYwebinars.com, all corporate webinars are conceived and executed based on your lead generation, brand visibility, and audience engagement objectives.
We deliver technically flawless and engaging webinars on a turnkey basis. We set-up the webinar theme, registration workflow, reminder emails, database and social media marketing, dress rehearsals, help presenters with their presentations, record and prepare evergreen content. We even assist you in sourcing a webinar host, moderator, and speaker from our ‘Community’. At ONLY webinars, we believe that the difference between a good webinar and a great one is AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT.
For more information, visit www.onlywebinars.com
SISO’s Mission is to meet the common needs of our members, by providing peer networking opportunities, education, industry information, streamlined business processes and best practices in the industry.
SISO members include companies, corporations and other for-profit entities that own, produce or provide full-service management of “face to face” trade shows, consumer shows, expositions, conferences and /or similar events as a substantial part of their business.
SmartXpo provides leading-edge analytics to boost the performance and profitability of trade shows, conferences, and events.
Our suite of ground-breaking applications for event organizers unlocks the power of your data. We offer solutions for portfolio management, automated price optimization, budgeting, forecasting, and margin improvement.
Soundings is the talent platform for anyone with a people first-ethos seeking synergistic work partnerships. Soundings helps you make powerful connections with the right people to drive better business results.
Soundings Connect is a consultancy that provides agile talent solutions to organizations, with a focus on Business Events, Associations & Non-Profits, and Hotels and Tourism.
Soundings Thrive is a vibrant members-only freelance community. With education and connection as the core foundation, the Soundings Thrive platform ensures freelancers are staying relevant and at the top of their game.
We’re a digital marketing agency specializing in B2B events, and... Urgh. That’s so boring. And that’s not us. You’re putting on a career-defining event. You’re worried people won’t show up.
That’d be the end of the world, right? That’s where we come in. We’re persona-based marketing magicians that get the perfect people through your doors.
Not so boring after all.
Trade Show University for Virtual & Live Events is a high-energy podcast with proven tips, strategies, and expert interviews for producers, organizers, and exhibitors who want better results from their virtual & live Trade Shows, Conferences, Expos, and Webinars.
Every episode is like an individual master class on a topic of interest to professionals. Developed and hosted by trade show veteran Jim Cermak, Trade Show University brings Jim’s 30+ years in trade shows, marketing and training to make every part of your events more efficient and more effective.
Our executive search and talent strategy consultants each bring an average of more than 20 years’ experience in roles ranging from Chief Executive Officers, Sales Account Executives, Chief Human Resources Officers, and Managing Directors to Chief Knowledge Officers, Business Owners, and Management Consultants.
No matter the human capital challenges you face, our team can help you turn them into opportunities and a sustainable competitive advantage. Our collective experience gives us the confidence and know-how to solve problems and develop strategies and action plans to help you achieve consistent results.
UFI is the leading global association of the world’s tradeshow organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry.
UFI’s main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI directly represents around 50,000 exhibition industry employees globally, and also works closely with its 60 national and regional associations members.