As we never tire of repeating in this industry, face-to-face engagement with customers and audiences has no substitute. It still forms a central pillar of the marketing mix for thousands of businesses, from multinational conglomerates to SMEs, because it gets results.

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced that it's annual charity golf day, In The Rough, will be returning to the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales, on Thursday July 18, 2019.

We are delighted to introduce the companies who have joined ESSA in the first quarter of 2019.

The AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group met  at Informa, London, last Wednesday March 20, 2019 for a meeting featuring a sustainability workshop from The MICE Machine, sponsored by Olympia London.

The Technology Cross Association Working Group met during the opening day of International Confex and utilised a great opportunity to meet up with the AEO's Business Information Technology Group (BTIG)

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced that Sarah Frixon, project manager at GES, and Shanay Pahal, marketing manager at 4D Design, have both joined its Future Focus Board.

The Event Suppliers and Services Association (ESSA), has announced that the ESSA 2019 AGM will be held at BOUNCE in London, on Thursday April 25.  The Event is open to ESSA Members Only.

The first Cross Association working group of the year met at ExCeL London earlier this month. HR professionals from across the three associations joined forces and expertise to explore mental health first aid.

Martin Cairns, Commercial Director, Reeds Carpets, having served on the Board as a member for 9 years and vice chair for 2 years, has officially succeeded Chris Criscione as the ESSA Chair.

Individuals from the Electrics Technical and Technology working groups welcomed the opportunity to attend the ESSA Conference at Arena MK on 29 November 2018.

Working in partnership with UFI, ESSA Member Explori, having surveyed 135 countries in 18 languages and receiving over 13,000 responses, last month launched the largest ever study of the trade show visitor experience globally.

The Event Industry Board Talent Taskforce Survey has successfully gathered responses from across the entire UK Events industry about how the sector attracts, develops and retains its talent.  This is the first time such an abundance of rich data has been collated and now the project is moving onto its next stage.


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