19th October 2006
The AEO has decided to change the name of the association to the Association of Event Organisers. The change was approved at the recent AEO annual general meeting following a poll conducted by the association on its web site over the summer. The poll revealed 75 per cent of votes in favour.
“I am absolutely delighted that the AEO Board and wider membership have reached this decision,” says EIA group chief executive, Trevor Foley. “It is a small but very significant change that has long been part of the game plan. It will position us more positively with all our stakeholders and will encourage a wider audience of event producers and agencies to get involved