Not-for-profit social enterprise EventWell returned to the Association of Event Venues’ annual AEV conference as the conference’s wellbeing partner for the third consecutive year on 17 November 2023 at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London.
For 2023, EventWell has established a Quiet Room, providing a quiet and safe space for participants and emotional and practical support from the trained and experienced team.
Alden Arnold, project manager at the Association of Event Venues, explains: “In a world where everything moves at 100 miles per hour and we are surrounded by a million distractions – social media, workload and deadlines – it is important to have a find a quiet place. to rebalance and reset. We were delighted to welcome EventWell to our conference for the third time, providing their quiet room allowing our delegates to do just that.”
Helen Moon, CEO and Founder of EventWell, said: “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with the AEV again! The team and members are passionate about advocating for mental health, wellbeing and neuroinclusion and finding ways to expand the support available to members and the wider industry.”
The Event Industry Alliance (EIA), which includes the AEV, AEO and ESSA, partnered with EventWell in 2021 to support its members and community. Since the start of the collaboration, EventWell has provided Quiet Rooms for multiple EIA events.
“Providing space for participants to take a break and relax can make a huge difference in their overall experience, especially for those who are neurodivergent. By bringing our Quiet Rooms to the AEV conference, we hope we have had a positive impact and made the event more accessible and comfortable for everyone who came to visit us.” Moon concluded.