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AEO Conference 2024

Sonia Bate

Sonia Bate

Managing Director, EDIT Development
Sonia Bate is the entrepreneur who founded EDIT Development. She is now the Managing Director leading a team of over 60, with client footprint in 33 countries. She is an experienced and challenging trusted advisor who builds exceptional business relationships. She has a reputation for driving commitment for action with her clients. Sonia is a sought-after inspirational facilitator and speaker and a supportive but challenging coach. Her clients are in a range of industries and within blue chip organisations. She sits on the Board of Trustees for MAG, Mining Action Group as well as supports several other global charities through altruistic coaching and mentorship.


  • 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.
    Mathys Taekema
    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, Reset Connect


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