An association we can be proud of in an industry loved by everyone, everywhere Events can happen safely, securely and with excellence because of NOEA members, Making Events Happen #makingeventspay

Welcome to NOEA

The National Outdoor Events Association is the UK’s leading outdoor events trade association.

The association is dedicated to enhancing professionalism in the outdoor events industry through education, networking, lobbying, advice and creating business opportunities. The NOEA membership is comprised of event suppliers, event production professionals, event and festival organisers, entertainment agencies, local authority events departments, venues, universities and freelancers.

NOEA Convention 2021

Next year’s NOEA Annual General Meeting & Convention will return to Bath.

Details to be announced

Find out about our Convention 2020

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At NOEA, we run a number of educational and inspirational events throughout the year. A full list of up and coming events.

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Save the Date! NOEA Annual Convention and Awards date Wednesday 18th November at the Guildhall Bath and the awards at the Roman Baths and Pump Rooms.

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Benefits of NOEA Membership include:

  • Receive electronic newsletters

  • Network with all other members

  • Free legal advice relating to Outdoor Events

  • Discounts with Arnold Clark Van Hire

  • Access to All Parliamentary Group for Events

  • Special rates for exhibiting at selected shows

  • Advice helpline

  • Use of Logo for promotional purposes

Without us events don’t happen.
With us, they do, and they change people’s lives every day.

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