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Association of Event Organisers Ltd (AEO) is the trade body representing companies which conceive, create, develop or manage trade and consumer events. It is run by its members for the benefit of its members through an elected council of representatives, specialist working groups and a fulltime secretariat.

Chris Skeith OBE, Chief Executive of AEO says: We're thrilled to be working with Expocast. Their recruitment expertise, knowledge of the events industry and progressive approach will provide us with invaluable support and insight as we work to address the acute challenges our side of the industry faces around talent.

Mike Frost, Founder of Expocast says: Expocast is passionate about securing the brightest talent for the exhibitions industry. We're proud to have many AEO members as clients, so it is an honour to work directly with the AEO Development Board on this important project. The partnership will enable us to help the entire AEO membership, attract and retain more diversity of talent at every level of seniority and, ultimately, strengthen the position of the industry.

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Benchmark Collective are the rebook masters of the exhibition industry.

They provide empowering sales training, exceptional people and effective sales advice, delivering solutions with a common purpose; to put your clients at the heart of your sales strategy.

Benchmark Collective help you transform into multi-media sales specialists, maximising ROI for you and your clients and ensuring your commercial success.


Event Crowd deliver the UK's leading Events Courses. Their Event Management Diplomas are the only events courses recognised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Event Managers (IEM).

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The Ops Nest is a membership community for venues, organisers, suppliers and contractors in the event industry to come together to learn, network, and collaborate. Enabling brilliance is at the heart of The Ops Nest with membership benefits designed to widen knowledge, expand experience and further a career in events.

Open to event professionals of all levels of experience, The Ops Nest membership facilitates structured monthly learning, weekly online meetups, access to industry experts, celebratory live events, a broad library of resources and an active event community.