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AEO People's Award

Nicole Cooper

Nicole Cooper

CEO, Touchpoint Live Media
I am the CEO and founder of Touchpoint Live Media, a small, dynamic event management company with a strong profile in the high growth pet and veterinary sector.

We are the company behind the hugely successful DogFest events, the Big Dog Walk series, the SuperDog Awards and the VET Festival and building a strong digital presence with our highly engaged community.

I have worked in the live event space for over 20 years and combine strategic leadership with a good, practical understanding of the B2C and B2B events space. I have a strong commercial background and responsible for launching and breaking the mould in the live event space.


  • 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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