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

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the launch of its salary survey exercise, starting in June, and that it has chosen survey specialist Explori to collect, compile and analyse salary data from participating ESSA members.

ExCeL London hosted our 4th Cross Association Working Group meeting of the year in their CentrEd meeting facility, chaired by Olympia London's Chris Morrison.

The AEV Annual Conference is rapidly approaching and so is the deadline for the exclusive member early bird offer. 

Global Exhibitions Day is on the 6th June and UFI is inviting people from across the globe to get involved. It's time to celebrate our fantastic industry! There are many ways you can get involved in this year's Global Exhibitions Day, and you can take a look at the UFI website for inspiration or on our GED dedicated page, which features some PDFs worth sharing.

This year’s awards is the 25th anniversary of celebrating everything the events industry has to offer – fantastic events, great teams and amazing individuals from suppliers, organisers and venues. You are fundamental in making the industry a success so join your peers and colleagues, to network and celebrate in style, on 15th June at Grosvenor House, London.

ESSA is in the early stages of creating a 'Futures Working Group' in response to members seeking new ways in which ESSA and the industry engages with and harnesses the knowledge and influence that more and more young people are having within our businesses and our sector.  

The Event Supplier and Services Association has announced that there are only 7 team places left for 'In The Rough', the association's annual event industry charity golf tournament which this year will be held at The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales on Thursday July 19, 2018.

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) held its annual general meeting at the The Magic Circle Headquarters, Euston on Thursday 26th May, where 100 people from 60 member companies gathered to participate in the AGM and to hear presentations on the implications of GDPR for the industry and the effects of Brexit on the economy and business in general.

If your company has been shortlisted, you should probably crack open the bubbly. The standard of entries for 2018 has been nothing short of excellent!

After what has seemed a long winter, the sun shone on the East of England Arena and Event Centre (EEAEC) on 21st March. The AEV/AEO/ESSA Cross Association Sustainability and AEV eGuide Working Group meetings were both held in the naturally lit Peterborough Suite. Both groups enjoyed fine hospitality from our hosts.

The Event Supplier and Services Association has announced that Mash Media, leading publisher of event industry titles and event organiser, has committed to supporting the association for the next three years, until the end of 2020.



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