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AEO People's Award

Who can enter?

Entry is free of charge for AEO, AEV & ESSA members. For more information, visit the essential entry criteria page.

Is there a cloakroom?

There is a free cloakroom available, opposite registration, staff will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

Is there a dress code? 

The dress code is 'Dress to Impress'.

Is there a place to change after the AEO Forums?

Yes, changing pods will be available after the Forums have finished.

Where can I find my ticket?

Your ticket will be issued in January and will be located on the AEO People's Awards official app, powered by Cvent.

Is there a quiet space?

A quiet space is available close to the Gallery Hall, if you need to access it that evening - please find a member of the AEO team, who can point you in the right direction.

Is there a space to pray?

There is a multifaith room on the ground floor of the BDC.

Is the venue accessible?

The Business Design Centre has lifts to all floors and disabled toilets. Guide Dogs are permitted. More information can be found here.


  • I think for us to actually champion the amazing people that work in this industry is to be hugely applauded and to be able to recognise the incredible talent that lives and breathes in our world is very important
    Lisa Tyson
    Deputy Managing Director, Aztec Event Services
  • It’s a great honour and an achievement to be nominated, shortlisted and even better to win one.
    Emma Barrett
    Managing Director, Broadway Events
  • I'm a CEO within the industry and it's my responsibility to support associations and talk to some of the new up and coming talent
    Mary Cole
    Owner & CEO, Skyline Whitespace
  • It feels absolutely amazing to be recognised for the work I’ve put in
    Melina Mavoungou
    Winner of Best Newcomer 2023


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