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AEO People's Award

Mike Frost

Mike Frost

Co-Founder, Expocast

Mike is Co-Founder of Expocast, the recruitment partner of the global events industry. He has orchestrated the moves of CEOs, MDs, Directors, Managers and Executives into exhibition organisers, venues and suppliers across Europe, Asia, North America, Africa and Australia.

Expocast offers tailored recruitment services for event companies seeking top talent, from traditional contingency to retained and executive search services. With an unmatched global network across the industry, they are best placed to find the right person for the right job.

In addition to his work with Expocast, Mike is a guest lecturer at eventcrowd, and a Founding Member of the ETT Club where he co-leads a group producing research on topics including Talent Attraction and Retention.

Expocast are the official Talent Partner of AEO, and also have established partnerships with Virtual Events Institute, Ops Nest and Benchmark Collective.


  • 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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