Judges

AEO Awards

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Simon Burton

Simon Burton

Event Industry Entrepreneur

Simon is a serial entrepreneur in the event industry, having successful launched and sold events in the worlds of media, clean tech, events and social media. He is a widely recognised as a champion for the power of face-to-face marketing, social media and story-telling through events.

His work in the event industry includes trade shows, awards, conferences and networking events as well as a best-selling book – The Event Professionals Handbook. He is a founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Charity Film Awards, Football Business Awards and the Citizen Event networking club.

He has an extensive global network of contacts and business partners in the event industry and holds several no-executive positions.

In his leisure time he can be found being miserable about Arsenal, drinking red wine (unrelated to the Arsenal situation), walking in the English Countryside, reading books, watching films and gaming on his PS4.

2019 Award Winners

Testimonials

  • THIS IS OUR TIME TO STAND OUT AND CHEER ON OUR COMPANIES.
    ALICE FULTON
    SENIOR SALES, DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS
  • THE AWARDS ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE THE GOOD AND THE GREAT OF THE INDUSTRY ARE HERE. YOU GET TO MEET ALL YOUR PEERS AND IT’S A FABULOUS WAY OF REWARDING THE BEST OF THE BEST.
    AUSTEN HAWKINS
    CEO, F2F EVENTS LTD

  • Circdata
  • Freeman
  • NEC

HEADLINE SPONSORS

  • aztec
  • Adnec
  • ASP
  • Circdata
  • DB Schenker
  • dmg
  • experience staff
  • feathr
  • Freeman
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • NEC
  • rai amsterdam
  • Reed
  • Zing

Event Sponsors

  • Aztec
  • circdata
  • EFX
  • EN
  • Hiscox
  • Perton Signs

Event Partners