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, events, green energy and charity, 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.

Simon has championed the use of awards as story-telling campaigns. He is a founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Charity Film Awards, Football Business Awards, Sports Business Awards Virtual & Hybrid Event Awards and World Sports Photography Awards.

He has written and presented on hundreds of occasions about “unlocking the event horizon”. Using the power of awards to tell stories that connect, build and inspire communities in virtual, hybrid and physical spaces.

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
  • NEC
  • GES

HEADLINE SPONSORS

  • ADNEC
  • AEV
  • ASP
  • Cvent
  • DB SCHENKER
  • dmg
  • ESSA
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • rai amsterdam
  • RX
  • Perton Signs
  • Zing
  • Olympia London
  • Tembo
  • livebuzz
  • SEC

Event Sponsors

  • ASP
  • Aztec
  • circdata
  • Cvent
  • DB Schenker
  • EFX
  • EN
  • Expocast
  • InEvexco
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • Perton Signs

Event Partners & 360 Partners: