UK – The British industry service provider, Trade Only – among others organiser of the promotional products trade fair, the Trade Only National Show (TONS) that is held annually in Coventry – has become a member of the Association of Event Organisers (AEO). The association represents the interests of companies from the trade fair and event scene and offers its members various services, including free advice on technical and commercial matters. Furthermore, the code of conduct agreed by the members lays down high business conduct standards.
Big names from the international trade fair environment are members of the AEO, including among others Reed Exhibitions. Nigel Bailey, Event Director for Trade Only, commented: “We are delighted to have been accepted as a member of AEO. This is another step along the road to professionalising our events and increasing our learning and understanding of the industry and possibilities and this can only help improve the show experience for our exhibitors and visitors alike.”