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AEO People's Award

Mike Seaman

Mike Seaman

CEO, Raccoon Media Group
Mike has worked in the exhibitions industry for 15 years with companies such as VMG, UBM, Centaur, CloserStill Media and Clarion Events. In this time Mike has managed a multitude of events both locally and internationally from awards and conferences through to large scale exhibitions. Mike currently serves as an advisor to several fintech conferences as well as being the Managing Director of Raccoon Media Group, the company behind the award winning National Running Show.


  • 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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