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AEO Awards

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

President, Maritime Group & EVP Informa Markets, Informa Markets

Andrew is the EVP of a wide ranging industry portfolio within Informa Markets, which includes Cruise and Maritime Events, Design, Logistics and Labels brands across Events, Media and Digital products. He joined the UBM business in 2014 which was then acquired by Informa in 2018.

Andrew has over 20 years experience in events and prior to that held senior group or country management positions at Nintendo UK, Metro Goldwyn Mayer and The Walt Disney Company.


  • The AEO Awards is great at bringing the community and the industry all together
    Carolyn Mason
    Director, Experience Staff
  • It is so much fun to have a day out with the industry and to just talk to everyone that loves it and is so passionate about it
    Nico Stanford
    Senior Sales Manager, Olympia London
  • I wanted to congratulate you both, and the wider AEO team, on such a fantastic awards ceremony last week. I have not attended the AEO Awards for several years, and perhaps I forgot just how much of a special day it is… it was incredibly well organised, and it was such a wonderful occasion.
    Ashley Roberts
    Managing Director, CONNECT
  • What a fantastic AEO Awards last Friday; such a buzz and a brilliant afternoon all round. Thank you all for putting on such a fabulous event. What Else Events will be back next year with an even stronger case. For now, being a Finalist is a major achievement in such a competitive category.
    Tim Else
    Founder & Managing Director, What Else Events
  • It was lovely to see you and the team and we had a fantastic night thank you! Everything looked incredible and it was a great event to be part of. Thank you
    Becky Oldham
    Marketing Manager, NEC Group


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