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AEO People's Award

Emily Timney

Emily Timney

Head of Event Operations, AMI

Emily's event operations journey spans over two decades. She has previously navigated the worlds of incentive travel, in-venue event management, and event catering. In 2016, Emily joined AMI, a company that has been running events for over 35 years. Since then, her dedication to excellence has seen her refine her expertise across a vast range of event types, consistently infusing AMI’s event portfolio with both vibrancy and innovation.

Presently, as the Head of Event Operations, Emily leads an expert team of operations professionals. Together, they uphold the responsibility of managing an impressive international portfolio and successfully executing more than 50 events annually


  • 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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