Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced that global events company Montgomery Group has endorsed the ESSA Accredited qualification.
The annual accreditation provides demonstrates company-wide competency in the health and safety benchmarking of industry services and suppliers.
The Montgomery Group, which organises trade shows including FIT Show, Independent Hotel Show and IFE, has stated that it has aligned its procurement process with the standards outlined by ESSA Accredited.
As such, the group has become the first UK organiser to publicly endorse the certification.
Emma Pellman, head of operations at the Montgomery Group, commented: “ESSA has worked incredibly hard over a number of years to develop a thorough, independently audited accreditation for suppliers in the exhibition industry.”
Josh Taylor (pictured right), health and safety manager at ESSA, said: “It is vital that organisers, venues and exhibitors start their journey understanding that ESSA and its members are leading from the front, and have implemented a process that will see a change for the better within health and safety in our industry.”