London event venue, Tobacco Dock, has become the latest event venue to join the Association of Event Venues (AEV).
Built in 1812, the Grade 1 listed Tobacco Dock offers a generous 57 spaces over 16,000sqm and hosts events for the world’s leading brands.
Jonathan Read, commercial director at Tobacco Dock, said: “We’ve been incredibly impressed by the outstanding lobbying AEV has done on behalf of the events industry throughout the recent crisis and are delighted to join them as new members. We’re looking forward to working alongside the membership to champion our remarkable industry, collaborate with our peers and encourage the next generation of eventprofs!”
The venue was one of the UKickstart Event 2020 participating venues, a free to attend opportunity for meeting professionals to demonstrate the power of events, to showcase the industry and inspire confidence.
AEV director Rachel Parker commented: “Tobacco Dock is an iconic London venue we are delighted to welcome into membership. The more venues that join strengthens our position when speaking to government and other national bodies, as well as sharing best practice to the benefit of the entire membership. We are looking forward to meeting the team from Tobacco Dock at our online working groups and in person when the restrictions allow.”