AIEA Events

AIEA Exclusive Fam Trip

9 November 2018 

Location: Fairmont St Andrews with Accor

Limited places remain on an exclusive member fam to Fairmont St Andrews which includes flights, transfers, dinner and an overnight stay, plus a fun activity before your return flights on the Saturday afternoon. Please contact for details.

AIEA Training & Christmas Drinks

3 December 2018

Location: The Curtain Shoreditch, London

Monday 3 December 2018

  • 3.00pm  Arrival & Registration
  • 3.30pm  Member Training : TBC
  • 5.30pm Hotel Welcome & Showround
  • 6.00pm Drinks & Canapés
  • 7.00pm JML corporate scheme – All that sparkles!
  • 8.00pm Close

Please join us for a pre-Christmas event with a combination of training, a chance to see The Curtain in Shoreditch up close and personal, and hear from Layla at Mabrouka Events with an exclusive offer for AIEA Members. Please register with Layla at Mabrouka Events

AIEA Awards

Friday 18th January 2019

Location: Doubletree Chester Hotel & Spa –

Suppliers are invited to join the AIEA in a combination of education and fun, which climaxes with the AIEA New Year’s Honours Awards Ceremony on Friday 18 January 2019 at the Doubletree Chester Hotel and Spa.

With 50 independent member agencies to date, and increasing weekly, join us for a two-hour speed dating style expo and workshop and then celebrate in the evening with dinner, the awards and live entertainment.

1pm-2pm            –             Members meeting

2.30pm-5.30pm –            Speed Networking

7pm                       –             Drinks Reception

7.45pm                 –             Dinner

9.30pm                 –             Awards and Dancing

1am                       –             Close

For more information please contact



13th & 14th February 2019

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Become A Hosted Buyer at CONVENE 2019

You may be aware of Convene, which takes place in Lithuania in February. This is a trade show that focuses on the Baltic region and surrounding countries, including Poland, Russia and the Nordic countries.

The AIEA are co-ordinating a group of buyers, and you are invited to apply for hosted buyer status. Please apply as soon as possible as numbers are limited and are highly sought after. To apply, simply click on the link in the attached letter; it is vital that you do this, as you will then be included as a part of the AIEA group.

If you have any questions, or require further information, please contact

Looking to broaden your horizons and bring your events to exciting new destinations? Do you value accessibility, safety and sustainability in addition to modern venues operated by professionals who are easy to work with? If so, you are invited to become a Hosted Buyer at CONVENE 2019 and discover what the Baltic Sea Region has to offer.

Taking place on 13-14 February 2019, CONVENE is the Baltic Sea Region’s premiere boutique exhibition for the meetings, events and incentives industry, and serves as an exciting platform for invaluable networking and learning opportunities. Dedicated to industry professionals who plan, influence and manage meetings, incentives and conferences, CONVENE’s Hosted Buyer programme offers numerous exclusive benefits.

In addition to complimentary travel to Vilnius and accommodation at a CONVENE partner hotel, Hosted Buyers are invited to join a number of invite-only networking events and can register for a post-CONVENE familiarisation tour within the region. Hosted Buyers are also given personalised appointment diaries to pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with choice Exhibitors, and can make use of the exclusive Hosted Buyer’s lounge at the exhibition venue, as well as complimentary lunch and refreshments throughout CONVENE.

“Registration can be applied for using the following link: Convene Registration

Alternatively, you can apply directly with Convene, but please remember to add the code “UMBRELLA” in the “Group Code” box.

We hope you will be able to join us for what is always an excellent trade show.

AIEA Spring Showcase & Racing Special

26th April 2019

Location: Macdonald Hotels, Berystede Hotel Ascot

  • 10.00am-10.30am Arrival & Registration
  • 10.30am-12.30pm AIEA Education & Training Session

AIEA Member Update

Guest Speaker : Team Building – New Trends for Event Managers

Team Building Activity

  • 12.30pm Networking Lunch
  • 2.00pm  Supplier Speed Dating
  • 3.30pm Refreshment Break & Out of Office Email Check
  • 4.00pm-5.00pm Supplier Speed Dating
  • 7.00pm Drinks Reception
  • 7.30pm Dinner & Night at the Races

Overnight accommodation is available so please register to attend with Sonia at E2E –

The Meetings Show

26 & 27 June 2019

Location: Olympia Park