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Eva Klinger

Eva Klinger

Director Sales Guest Events, Messe Frankfurt

Eva is the director sales & marketing guest events at Messe Frankfurt, one of the world´s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. Messe Frankfurt has signed the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge in October. Eva’s team is responsible for sales and marketing of Messe Frankfurt´s locations (11 halls and 4 locations) to international guest event organisers for events of all kinds and sizes. She is passionate about moving future topics forward and finding the best solutions for every event.

Her early career included roles as travel agency manager at American Express Int. Inc., team leader visitor services and project manager inhouse consulting at Messe Frankfurt in which connection she was instrumental in restructuring departments and driving changes.


  • 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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