EXHIBITION NEWS June 2017 - Page 32

FEATURE The road ahead As ESSA celebrates its tenth birthday, its members look to the future of the association and the exhibition industry GETTING ON BOARD Left : ESSA's 10th AGM Top right: The 2017 ESSA board 32 T hroughout 2017, the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) will be celebrating its tenth birthday. Earlier in the year, members of the association gathered on the Jewel of London riverboat for the ESSA AGM, celebrating the past decade and the work that ESSA has done on behalf of industry suppliers. As a third of the board has to stand down by rotation each year, seven members stood for fi ve board positions. Antony Burton (beMatrix), Martin Cottrell (A1 Event Exhibition & Offi ce Cleaners), Andrew Kennedy (A Perton Signs), Lou Kiwanuka (Eventshaper) and John Robson (Aztec Event Services), were all elected to the board. "We're halfway through our anniversary year, and I've been bowled over by the response from all our members, old and new,” Andrew Harrison, ESSA director, tells EN. β€œTen years is unquestionably a signifi cant milestone, and looking back, it seems like we've come a long way. But we need to kee ΐ½Υȁ•ε•Μ™€α•½ΈΡ‘”Ι½…)…Ή±½½¬…‘•…ΡΌ‘•±Α₯Ήœ…ΉΝΥΑΑ½ΙΡ₯Ήœ)½Υȁ΅•΅‰•Ί₯Έέ‘…ЁΑΙ½΅₯͕́Ѽ‰”…Έ)₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝΡ₯ΉœΉ•αЁѕΈε•…ΙΜ»Št)Q‘”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έέ…́™½Ι΅•₯Έ€Θΐΐά°…́„)Ι•ΝձЁ½˜„΅•Ι•Θ‰•Ρέ••ΈΡ‘”ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ½˜)α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½Έ ½ΉΡΙ…Ρ½ΙΜ€‘ €…ΉΡ‘” Ι₯Ρ₯Ν )α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½Έ ½ΉΡΙ…Ρ½ΊΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ€‘  €Έ)M₯Ή”Ρ‘•Έ°MM‘…́ݽɭ•ΡΌΑΙ½Ω₯‘”)…‘Ω₯”°Ι•Ν½Υɍ•Μ…ΉΡ‘½Υ‘Ё±•…‘•ΙΝ‘₯ΐΡΌ))ΥΉ”€ΘΐΔ܁π•α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½ΉΉ•έΜΉΌΉΥ¬)Ρ‘”ΝΥΑΑ±₯•Ίё…Ё΅…­”Υΐ₯Ρ́΅•΅‰•ΙΝ‘₯ΐΈ%Έ(ΘΐΔΨ°Ρ‘”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ…ΉΉ½ΥΉ•Ρ‘”±…ΥΉ )½˜„±•…ΙΉ₯ΉœΑ½ΙΡ…°°‘•Ν₯Ή•ΡΌ‘•±ΐ₯ΡΜ)΅•΅‰•Ί…‘₯•Ω”…Ή΅…₯ΉΡ…₯Έ„Ι•ΑΥΡ…Ρ₯½Έ)™½Θ•α•±±•Ή”ΈQ‘”Α½ΙΡ…°…Ρ‘•Ίѽ•Ρ‘•Θ)‘ΥΉ‘Ι•‘́½˜ A•ΙΡ₯™€•½ΥΊ͕™½Θ)΅•΅‰•ΙΜΈ+Šq!…Ω₯Ήœ‰••Έ₯ΉΩ½±Ω•έ₯Ρ MMΝ₯Ή”)Ρ‘”½ΥΡΝ•Π°$Ω”Ν••ΈΡ‘”₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ䁍‘…Ή”°)…ΉΡ‘”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ™°•ΰ…Ή‘…Ή”έ₯Ρ )₯Π³ŠtΝ…έ ‘Ι₯́ Ι₯͍₯½Ή”°5½˜ΕΥ₯Ή½ΰ)•Ν₯Έ…ΉΥΙΙ•ΉΠ‘…₯ȁ½˜Ρ‘”MM‰½…ɐΈ+Šq%ΈΡ•Έε•…Ίё”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ‘…́ΑΙ½Ω•Έ)₯Ρ́Ι•‘•ΉΡ₯…±Μ°ΑΙ½Ω₯‘₯Ήœ…Έ•ΝΝ•ΉΡ₯…°Ω½₯”)™½Θ½ΉΡΙ…Ρ½Ί…ΉΝ•ΙΩ₯”ΑΙ½Ω₯‘•ΙΜ°„)•Ή•Ι½ΎΝΡΙ•…΄½˜΅•΅‰•Θ‰•Ή•™€ΡΜ°…Ή)½΅ΑΙ•‘•ΉΝ₯Ω”Ν­₯±±Μ…Ή•‘Ս…Ρ₯½ΈΝΥΑΑ½ΙΠ»Št)MMΝΡΙ₯ٕ́Ѽ‰”„½±±•Ρ₯Ω”Ω½₯”½˜Ρ‘”)•Ω•ΉΠΝΥΑΑ±₯•Θ…ΉΝ•ΙΩ₯•ΜΝ•Ρ½Θ°±₯ΝΡ•Ή₯Ήœ)ΡΌΡ‘”₯ΝΝՕ́™…₯Ήœ…™™•Ρ₯Ήœ₯Ρ́΅•΅‰•ΙΜ)…ΉΩ½₯₯ΉœΡ‘•΄ΡΌΡ‘”έ₯‘•Θ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ丁Q‘”)…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½ΈΑΙ½Ω₯‘•ΜΥΉ±₯΅₯Ρ•±•…°°‘Υ΅…Έ)Ι•Ν½Υɍ•Μ…Ή…½ΥΉΡ₯Ήœ…‘Ω₯”°…±½Ήœέ₯Ρ )‘•…±Ρ …ΉΝ…™•ΡδΝΥΑΑ½ΙΠΈ)…Ι±₯•ΘΡ‘₯́啅Ȱ₯ΈΑ…ΙΡΉ•ΙΝ‘₯ΐέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”)ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ½˜Ω•ΉΠ=ɝ…Ή₯Ν•ΙΜ€‘<€…Ή)Ρ‘”ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ½˜Ω•ΉΠY•ΉΥ•Μ€‘X€°MM)±…ΥΉ‘•MΡ½ΐΡ‘”Ι½ΐ°„Ν‘•΅”…₯΅₯Ήœ)ΡΌΙ…₯Ν₯Ήœ…έ…Ι•Ή•Ν́…‰½ΥЁё”‘…Ή•Ί½˜)έ½Ι­₯Ήœ™Ι½΄‘•₯‘ΠΈ)Q‘”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ₯½Έ‘…́…±ΝΌΝΡ…ΙΡ•)½±±…‰½Ι…Ρ₯Ήœέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”UΉ₯Ω•ΙΝ₯Ρ䁽˜)1₯Ή½±Έ…́Α…ΙЁ½˜₯Ρ́•™™½ΙΡ́ѼΑΙ½΅½Ρ”Ρ‘”+ŠqQ‘•Ι”…Ι”₯ΝΝՕ́ё…Ёέ₯±°)Ή••„™½ΥΝ•…ΉΥΉ₯™€•)Ι•ΝΑ½ΉΝ”™Ι½΄Ρ‘”₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙηŠt+ŠLΉ‘ɕ܁!…ΙΙ₯Ν½Έ)•α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½Έ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ䁅́„Ω₯…‰±”…Ι••ΘΑ…Ρ ™½Θ)Ρ‘”Ή•αЁ•Ή•Ι…Ρ₯½Έ½˜•Ω•ΉΠΑΙ½™•ΝΝ₯½Ή…±ΜΈ+Šq1½½­₯Ήœ…‘•…°έ”Ή••ΡΌΑΥΝ ™½Ι݅ɐ)½Έ₯ΉΩ₯½Ι…Ρ₯ΉœΡ‘”Ν•Ρ½Θέ₯Ρ …Ι••Ί…Ή)ΡΙ…₯Ή₯ΉœΝΥΑΑ½ΙΠ°„ΝΡΙՍΡΥΙ•…ΑΑΙ•ΉΡ₯•Ν‘₯ΐ)͍‘•΅”°…Ή„…΅Α…₯ΈΡΌ½΅΅ΥΉ₯…Ρ”)©ΥΝЁ‘½άΙ•έ…Ι‘₯Ήœ…Ή•α₯Ρ₯Ήœ½Υȁ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•ΝΜ)Ι•…±±δ₯́ѼΝ‘½½°±•…Ω•Ί…ΉΙ…‘Υ…Ρ•Μ)…±₯­”³ŠtΝ…έ Ι₯͍₯½Ή”ΈƒŠq]”…Έ½Ή±δ…‘₯•Ω”)Ρ‘₯Μ°…ΉΝ•ΥΙ”Ρ‘”Ι•…Ρ₯Ω”…Ή₯΅…₯Ή…Ρ₯Ω”)™ΥΡΥΙ”½˜½Υȁ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ䰁έ₯Ρ „½Ή•ΙΡ•…Ή)½½Ι‘₯Ή…Ρ••™™½ΙЁ½Ω•ΘΡ₯΅”Έˆ)%Ё₯́…±ΝΌ₯΅Α½ΙΡ…ΉΠ°Ν…έ!…ΙΙ₯Ν½Έ°ΡΌ)±½½¬½ΥΡΝ₯‘”Ρ‘”₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδΡΌΡ‘”±…ɝ•Θ₯ΝΝΥ•Μ)͕ЁѼ‘…Ω”„Ν₯Ή₯™€…ΉΠ₯΅Α…Π½ΈΡ‘”U,)•α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½Έ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδΈ+ŠqQ‘•Ι”…Ι”…±έ…ݍ‘…±±•Ή•ΜΡΌ‰”™…•°)Ρ‘…Н́„½ΉΝΡ…ΉΠ°‰ΥЁ₯Н́±•…ȁё…Ёё•Ι”)…Ι”Α½Ρ•ΉΡ₯…±±δ΅…©½Θ₯ΝΝՕ́Ѽ‰”‘•…±Πέ₯Ρ )±₯­” Ι•α₯Ё…ΉΙ•ΙΥ₯Ρ΅•ΉΠ°Ρ‘…Ёέ₯±°Ή••)„™½ΥΝ•…ΉΥΉ₯™€•Ι•ΝΑ½ΉΝ”™Ι½΄Ρ‘”)₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ䁅́„έ‘½±”°ˆ‘”½Ή±Υ‘•ΜΈ)Q‘”™ΥΡΥΙ”½˜Ρ‘”U,•α‘₯‰₯Ρ₯½ΉΜ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδ)₯́‘…ɐΡΌΑΙ•‘₯Π°‰ΥЁ½Ή”Ρ‘₯Ήœέ”…Έ‰”)ΝΥΙ”½˜₯́ё…ЁMMέ₯±°½ΉΡ₯ΉΥ”ΡΌΑΙ½Ω₯‘”)‰½Ρ ΝΥΑΑ½ΙЁ…Ή„ΥΉ₯™€•Ω½₯”™½ΘΡ‘”)₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙηŠéΝΥΑΑ±₯•Ί…ΉΝ•ΙΩ₯”ΑΙ½Ω₯‘•ΙΜΈ8