ESSA announces the return of its annual two day Summer Event to include the lauded ESSA industry charity golf day, dinner and awards.

The Events Industry Alliance (EIA) – the collective associations of AEO, AEV and ESSA, is pleased to publish the seventh Size and Scale Index for Exhibitions (SASiE) report.

To mark Global Recycling Day 2023, Andrew Harrison takes the opportunity to look at the bigger picture and take stock of where we are with sustainability as an industry.

Welcome to #BoardTalk where we catch up with an ESSA board member to ask about life in the #eventsindustry, their ambitions for ESSA and probe them for any words of wisdom.

In Exhibition News this month, Andrew Harrison, outlines the vision for the trade body, its members and wider industry for the year ahead.

Andrew Harrison talks to Hospitality & Events North magazine to outline the vision for the trade body in 2023 and the importance of effective leadership.

Marija Erzen has been elected as Chair and Rob Brackstone as Vice Chair of ESSA – the trade body representing the best contractor and suppliers to the UK events industry.

As we move into 2023, Andrew Harrison discusses the need to encourage new talent into the industry and why it needs to remain a top priority.

ESSA's 2022 Annual Conference challenged its members to explore the cost-effective benefits of leading rather than managing.

Andrew Harrison, director of the ESSA, argues that attracting and retaining talent are two different issues that should be tackled separately, but both require immediate action and collaboration at an industry level to solve.

The winners of the ESSA's 2022 Awards were announced on 8 December, as the sector gathered to celebrate this year’s finest talent.

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



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