The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) held it's annual 'Conference and Chairman's Dinner' sponsored by BeMatrix UK at Arena MK on Thursday 29 November and was the best attended since its inception.

The AEO Forums are back early in the new year, and is the definitive business networking opportunity for event industry professionals across a number of business functions.

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced that Lou Kiwanuka, managing director of EventShaper, has been elected as vice-chair of the ESSA board. Kiwanuka has over 20 years experience in events, including roles as show owner, venue manager, and contractor, and serves on the ESSA board, providing a focus on topics including CDM and health & safety.

It is quite likely that the Treasury will announce on Monday 29th October in the Autumn Budget, if and when IR35 reforms will extend into the private sector.

The Event Services and Suppliers Association (ESSA) has announced that it has joined UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, in the ‘Association’ category. UFI, founded in 1926, began with 20 European trade fair members, and today it represents 750 organisations, from its headquarters in Paris, France and regional offices in Hong Kong, China and Sharjah, UAE.

We are pleased to announce that the following companies have joined ESSA in the third quarter of 2018.

We are proud to announce that Martin Cottrell, managing director of A1 Event & Exhibition Cleaners, has been appointed to the chair of the cross-association Sustainability Working Group, and Lucille Ryan, UBM EMEAs sustainability manager, to the position of vice-chair.

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the content for its conference at Stadium MK on 29 November 2018. The annual conference for ESSA members and guests returns to the venue with a line up of influential speakers and practical sessions.

Welcome to the 21st edition of the “UFI Global Exhibition Barometer“ survey. This study is based on a global survey, concluded in July It represents up to date information on the development and the outlook of the global exhibition industry as well as on 18 specific countries and zones.

The Event Supplier and Services Association held its inaugural Futures Focus Board meeting on 23 August at the beMatrix premises in Oxfordshire. The board's role is to look at all aspects of talent development and retention within the industry.

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced the publication of the 2018 edition of the eGuide, the document that conveys the best advice, guidance and regulations pertaining to working at UK venues, with the ambition of creating a clearly defined national working environment for organisers, exhibitors and supplier companies.

The AEO Conference takes place next month! 


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