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.

Event Supplier and Services Association’s  (ESSA) two-day Summer Event extravaganza has been hailed a success as members and the wider industry came together to take part in this annual community event to support EventWell.

Investing time and money into marketing may feel like a luxury for many small businesses, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Andrew Harrison, director of the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA), discusses its benefits for those supplying the exhibitions sector and suggests his top tips for making marketing work with minimal investment.

Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) celebrated a successful year at its AGM last week, reporting a strong financial position, good membership retention levels, and several new talent and training initiatives.

Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the launch of its free Individual Student Membership.

Andrew Harrison, director of the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA), says that event sustainability should be approached as a journey not a race, and believes that trade bodies have an important role to play in helping members embark on that process…

Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the date of their Summer Event extravaganza which includes the return of the well-renowned and much anticipated In the Rough ESSA industry charity golf day, dinner and awards.

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