Commercial Partners

Raise your profile with the largest group of event and visual communication professionals in the UK. There are a number of sponsorship and partnership opportunities available. Please contact Claire if you are interested in partnering with us!



Cvent is the global meeting, event and travel technology leader. They support EVCOM through use of their registration platforms, across both our live and our virtual programmes.


We are a creative communications agency that’s packed full of passionate problem solvers. It’s our purpose to take the impossible and create solutions with impact, with ideas that get noticed, by people that get results. We listen, we learn and continually innovate to create effective communications. If it’s your thing, it’s our thing.

The Richmond Communication Directors’ Forum

The Richmond Communication Directors’ Forum are our sole sponsor for our 2022 & 2023 series of Senior Leaders’ meetings.

Member Benefit: As part of this on-going partnership, The ‘Comms Forum’ offer a limited number of supplier packages exclusive to EVCOM members. The event is established within the industry as the most senior gathering of the UK’s top Communication Directors, with this year’s list of attendees no exception. If you would like to find out more about this exclusive EVCOM members offer please contact David Clark, Project Manager at The Richmond Communication Directors’ Forum and quote ‘EVCOM member’ here. Find out more here.



56 Greek Street

MEMBER BENEFIT: EVCOM members can enjoy 10% off any bookings they make, if they book via this landing page: and use promo code ‘EVCOM’.

Your home in the heart of Soho.

Our generous meeting rooms and working spaces deliver incredible impact with undeniable chic and charm. The perfect places for brainstorms, board meetings, events and presentations.

With the option of boardroom, classroom, theatre or open space configuration, our versatile spaces will make your occasion perfect.

Wi-Fi, air conditioning and kitchen facilities are included as well as the option to add extras like screens, whiteboards or a full catering service.

Above all, everyone is welcome at 56 Greek Street.


Indigo FX

MEMBER BENEFIT:  Preferential solutions for EVCOM members.

Whether you’re a supplier, production company or venue Indigo FX can provide you with a preferential solution for your FX needs having recently become a member of the EVCOM association. Indigo FX not only provides great exchange rates to corporate clients – we also can provide named currency accounts, 1 hour turnaround on payments direct to suppliers/beneficiaries and online platform access allowing you to login 24/7 to check rates, buy currency and setup payments to suppliers.

We are delighted to become a member of EVCOM and look forward to saving members time and money with our international money transfers and foreign exchange solutions.

Jfdi – Helping Agencies Win More New Business

MEMBER BENEFIT: Initial 30 minute consultation complimentary to EVCOM members.

 We all know that New Business and Marketing is a tough job. The role has expanded exponentially over the past few years, competition is fierce, clients and procurement teams have become more demanding. And the result is ever-increasing pressure on resource and time.

So where do you start and how do you deploy your time, resource and energy? How do you position your agency to win more business, more often?

The answer is to gain clarity around your goals and apply a strategic framework that allows you to create the right kind of valuable pipeline opportunities, improve your conversion rates and then help client facing teams lead and grow their existing client business. Which is where we come in…

Contact: / Camilla Honey T: 07976 700746

Press Cards - UKPCA

MEMBER BENEFIT: As a gatekeeper, we are able to issue press cards to our members.

THE UK PRESS CARD AUTHORITY Ltd (UKPCA) manages a voluntary scheme for issuing press/media credentials – the UK Press Card – to professional newsgatherers working in the UK. It is wholly owned and collectively controlled by the UK’s major media organisations, industry associations, trades unions, and professional associations.

The scheme is managed through 19 gatekeepers. These are national organisations which represent or employ journalists and other media personnel (employed or freelance) whose work involves gathering material for editorial publication in all media — print, broadcast and electronic. Each gatekeeper issues the UK Press Card to its members, or to those whom it or its members employ. The gatekeeper is responsible to the UKPCA Board for ensuring that the conditions of the scheme are adhered to.

The UK Press Card is produced by a single card contractor who holds a database of all holders. The card itself is produced to the highest modern standards, and its features are described on a poster which can be downloaded from this website. Cards have both security and verification features, and every card has to be renewed at least every two years.

If you are an EVCOM Member who is eligible for and would like to purchase a press card, please get in touch at


MEMBER BENEFIT: If you are looking to expand your team, then please do get in touch. Our fees are usually between 18% and 22% depending on the level and complexity of the search; however, for EVCOM members, we offer a flat fee of 15% across all roles.

If you are looking for work yourself, Searchlight has experienced consultants on hand to advise you. We are offering EVCOM members a FREE 30 minute session during which time you will be able to talk through your aspirations for the future and discuss how to present your CV  in the best light when applying for new jobs.

Searchlight is a leading provider of recruitment and executive search to the Media, Communications & Entertainment industry across all sectors.  We work with EVCOM member companies on a regular basis, undertaking searches at all levels, and across all disciplines (creative, production, sales, marketing, account management, legal, financial, technical and operational).

Contact details: / For Recruitment projects –Victoria Lugg, Senior Consultant:

To book a FREE 30 minute CV consultation – Amy Osterley, Head of Development :

Syntiro Associates

MEMBER BENEFIT:  Initial consultation meeting free of charge to EVCOM members.

Syntiro Associates is a specialist consultancy. We work with creative agencies to deliver an integrated approach to sustainability, which is good for people, the planet and profitability. Our team of specialist consultants  work to deliver a bespoke service with our MD, Sam Wilson, overseeing every project. Syntiro has a 100% proven track record in taking clients through to successful ISO 20121, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certification through the use of an Integrated Management System (IMS). Alongside taking clients through to ISO certification we offer services to help with tenders and projects, training, carbon analysis, sustainability communications and B Corp Certification. Clients include DRPG, Stagestruck, ExCel London, AEG Presents, Havas and M&C Saatchi.

Contact details: / Sam Wilson T: 0203 589 8047 / E:



ERIC began as a careers festival for Gen Z that swapped static stalls and free pens with workshops and live entertainment. And they have recently launched their very own app for young creatives, a space for them to explore, up-skill and land their first job in the creative industries. They are therefore the go to platform for any creative company trying to outreach and attract the next generation of diverse talent!

MEMBER BENEFIT: ERIC normally charge for an employer profile but they are kindly offering all EVCOM members a complimentary profile if they post any jobs or opportunities on ERIC. To make the most of this EVCOM Member offer please get in contact with who will put you in touch with the ERIC team, or contact them via their website here.

Stress Matters

Stress Matters is a workplace wellbeing organisation. Built on 3 pillars: Insights, Accountability and Support. They bring insights into the wellbeing of the events industry through biennial research and stress audits of businesses to identify their areas of focus.

MEMBER BENEFIT: They offer EVCOM Members a discount on the Mental Health First Aider courses that they run. Find out more about these courses here.

Leo Wilkinson

Leo has provided photography services to EVCOM for the past ten years with particular experience of event photography in a conference, awards, sports, head shots and general hospitality setting.

MEMBER BENEFIT: Event photography is offered to EVCOM members are at 25% discount on normal rates. Additionally, corporate and agency photography is offered at a discount to members with rates on application.


Shiny is for under-represented & new directors working in commercial production. We run the Shiny Awards every season at ad agencies, and we just launched the Shiny New Directors Network, an online careers platform. The industry membership creates buzz & awareness, to attract under-represented & new director talent. Industry members get a monthly email list of freelance directors with the best-scoring Shiny Awards entries. Members are promoted across our comms (including to our +7,000 newsletter subscribers, with 44% open rate). Industry membership costs £399

EVCOM MEMBER BENEFIT: The first 3 new members via EVCOM will be invited to guest in our Q&A/ case study series which explore eg how directors get onto creative agency rosters.

FOCUS Digital

FOCUS is an annual live or digital event: the meeting place for international production! Find out more here.

Event Photography Awards

The Event Photography Awards celebrate the photographers who capture the most memorable moments in our lives. The awards are open to event photographers of all levels. From weddings to sporting events to trade shows and everything in between. EVCOM are a long term supporter of the EPAs and have regularly been part of judging the entries. Find out more about the awards here.

The Power of Events

Our mission is to showcase the UK Events Industry. We will define the 7 core event industry sectors across the 4 Nations and showcase the power of their social, cultural & economic contributions to our country.

This platform will be built on collaboration, representation & collective impact. It will map the breadth and expertise of the UK events industry and its supporting communities. This will be underpinned with an evolving depth of credible data and trend analysis, that engages and benefits all current and future event professionals, and enables all stakeholders to understand, respect and value the power of events. Find out more here.


Bea World Festival – The International Festival of Events and Live Communication – is the essential meeting place and networking event for the international event community. Three inspiring days full of creativity, networking opportunities, knowledge transfer and destination experiences culminate in the ceremonies celebrating the winners of the Best Event Awards and Best Location Awards. Find out more here.

MEMBER BENEFIT: EVCOM Members receive a special €100 discount on Delegate Passes (24-26 November 2022). Email to get the discount code. It will be possible to apply the code upon checkout on Bea World Festival ticket purchase platform:

There are a number of sponsorship and partnership opportunities available. Please contact Claire if you are able to support EVCOM.

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