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 AEO Conference takes place next month! 

UK Events Industry Board Talent Taskforce Launches Research to Assess how the Sector attracts, develops and retains its talent.

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the opening of nominations for the annual ESSA Awards, with the presentations to the winners of each of the five categories taking place at the ESSA Conference Dinner & Awards, Arena MK, Thursday, November 29, 2018.

The event industry golf day In the Rough, organised by ESSA and held at Celtic Manor Resort on 19 July, attracted 124 golfers in 31 teams whose charitable donations throughout the day and at the evening dinner, attended by 160 guests, raised over £7,000 for Sparks children’s medical research charity and Macmillan.

Important Date for your Diary!

We are happy to announce the appointment of Cheryl Busby (Clarion Events) and Rajeshree Pragji (QEII Centre) as the chair and vice-chair of the Event Industry HR Group.

This year's National Exhibitor Masterclass is taking place on Wednesday 18th July. 

Booking is now live and is free to ESSA Member clients, so if you haven't already invited your customers to register please get in touch and we can send you your unique code, making booking free of charge! 

With a day full of learning and exceptional speakers, it really is a must attend event. Check out the website for the schedule and latest information www.masterclass.facetime.org.uk



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