Recognising innovation and excellence within the event sector supply chain, ESSA has announced the shortlist for its prestigious 2022 annual awards. 

The Events Industry Alliance launched its manifesto at a parliamentary reception on Wednesday 19th The Events Industry Alliance launched its manifesto at a parliamentary reception on Wednesday 19th October, including guests from a cross party group of MPs in addition to Government and Shadow Ministers and many association members.

The global supply chain crisis has significantly impacted many industries. Garcia Newell, ESSA board member and Director, Business Development, Europe at transport and logistics company DSV Solutions, discusses why it is causing multiple challenges for the events sector…

ESSA has appointed seasoned events professional Helen Lowe as Sales & Business Development Manager.

Andrew Harrison warns that the past two years have magnified the pressures already faced by suppliers and calls all sides of the industry to work together to make healthier working environments for all. 

ESSA has announced details of its much-anticipated annual conference.

This National Recycle Week, ESSA has launched its Sustainability Awareness training course which focuses on all key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice for the supplier and services sector.

What does ‘industry standard’ really mean, why do we need standards and how can we uphold them, especially when the going gets tough? questions Andrew Harrison, director of the Events Services and Suppliers Association (ESSA)

Nominations have opened for the 2022 ESSA Awards as the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) prepares to celebrate the sector’s finest talent.

Running an AV company has never been tougher than it has over the last 12 months. We are very grateful to be working again, but the constraints of the new world order are quite debilitating, as ESSA’s director Andrew Harrison, has highlighted here previously.

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced the publication of the 2022 edition of the eGuide, the essential industry guide to compliance and standards in events, including new information and updates to a dozen sections covering almost every aspect of venue operation and management.

Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) is proud to announce that global exhibitions and shows organiser, Montgomery Group, has become the first organiser in the UK to publicly endorse ESSA Accredited as the future for health and safety benchmarking of services and suppliers to the events industry.



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