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AEO Conference 2024

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GES is a global full-service provider for the exhibitions industry. We create impactful and influential exhibitions for our clients by leveraging the right blend of hard-earned experience, fresh ideas, and deep industry knowledge along with strategic insight.

GES’ “Grow Together” approach fuels growth strategies to assist clients in successfully maximizing their show-floor presence and sponsorships, while providing data-driven solutions to boost revenue.

Our mission is to deliver extraordinary exhibition experiences through simple, user-friendly services and best-in-class execution.


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as the premier tourism and convention destination worldwide. The LVCVA also owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and the LVCC Loop, an underground transportation solution. 

In 2019, Las Vegas hosted more than 22,000 meetings, conventions and incentive programs, ranging in size from 10 to more than 150,000 attendees. The LVCVA also works to bring visitors to southern Nevada by promoting and sponsoring various special events, including two annual NASCAR Cup Series weekends, Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and the Las Vegas Bowl. On Nov. 18, 2023, Formula 1’s Las Vegas Grand Prix will make its debut, followed by Super Bowl LVIII on Feb. 11, 2024.

manchester central


Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; the vaulted arches and station clock have made the venue an iconic city feature for more than 140 years.

One of the UK’s largest and most versatile event venues, Manchester Central has over 23,000m² of flexible space and a capacity of over 10,000. The venue hosts a unique array of events from intimate small business meetings to high-profile, large-scale conferences, sporting competitions, public exhibitions, political party conferences and large-scale international trade shows.

Its experienced team of professionals lead the industry with unrivalled service standards to help event organisers create engaging and memorable experiences for all.


  • Cvent, Inc. is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality management technology provider with more than 4,000 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. Cvent is headquartered in Washi ...
  • From detailed planning, unparalleled IT solutions and 4 modes of transportation including sustainable eco-solutions, DB Schenker is streamlining event logistics on a global scale. With a network consi ...
  • As an organiser of around 150 events worldwide every year and as the operator of their 5G SMART VENUE in Hanover – Deutsche Messe think of themselves as creative enablers – always ready to go the extr ...
  • ExCeL London is one of the UK’s largest and most successful event venues, hosting some 400 shows each year and welcoming around four million visitors from every corner of the globe. From major congres ...
  • For more than 25 years, Fusion (formerly known as Circdata) has been helping organisers from across the globe run successful events that achieve higher visitor engagement and improved return on invest ...
  • Messe Frankfurt is the world's largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sale ...
  • Only one hour away from London, Amsterdam is one of Europe's most exciting and promising cities. Amsterdam RAI is uniquely situated, a mere 12 minutes from the city centre and 8 minutes from Amsterdam ...


  • We come to the AEO Conference for the people, they allow us to connect easily. It gives us a great opportunity to connect to all of these people here and it's a great opportunity to speak to everybody. It's not too big, not too small the whole market is here.
    Berend Bouwman
    International Business Development Manager, RAI Amsterdam
  • The AEO Conference is an important forum because it brings together change makers in the event industry, I'm also looking forward to networking with some great people as well.
    Raphael Sofoluke
    Founder & CEO, UK Black Business Show
  • The AEO Conference has always been a really important forum, it talks about some of the kind of key topics and trends and certainly as I've sort of developed throughout my career it's always topics around mergers and acquisitions or where the industry is going or the pivot to digital it's always given us really good talking points and things to think about.
    Duncan Reid
    CEO & Co-Founder, Connect London


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