Do you know someone under 30 who’s changing the industry?
Nominate yourself or a next generation leader in your business today, showcase their talent and reward their excellence.



The Access All Areas (AAA) 30under30 programme is designed to celebrate the young, exceptionally talented individuals in the outdoor and live events industry; showcasing their achievements and rewarding their passion, creativity and brilliance that makes them the leaders of tomorrow.

Every year since its launch in 2018, we unveil a list of 30 event professionals under the age of 30 who we believe will path the way to success in our industry, they break barriers, ignore the status quo, demonstrate passion, skill and ultimately push the industry forward.

They are the next generation of leaders.

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Why become an AAA 30under30?

Becoming an Access All Areas 30under30 is more than just about receiving an award. Gaining this accolade encourages your drive for success as it positions you amongst the best of the best and through your own Access All Areas 30 programme be supplied with invaluable professional and personal growth.

Being an Access 30 also grants you direct contact to our editorial and marketing teams and the Access 30 community as well as priority access to our Awards, Roundtables, networking events and International Confex!

The Access All Areas team is extremely proud of its Access 30 alumni because we understand the importance to support and invest in the future leaders of our industry. Many of our 2018, 2020 and 2021 graduates have gone on to achieve spectacular career success which has been documented widely in the Access All Areas magazine and social media.



The Awards Ceremony

After all submissions have been judged. The Access All Areas 30under30 winners will be exclusively invited to attend their Access 30 Awards ceremony where they will meet their fellow classmates and receive their trophy. Attendees will also receive a three-course meal, live entertainment and professional career photos.

The Access All Areas 30under30 Programme

The Access 30 programme is a 12-month process that consists of fantastic opportunities, designed specifically to give the Access 30 winners; the skills, awareness and confidence to be effective leaders within the Conference and Meetings industry. The programme content is experiential and practical, with clear outcomes being delivered to ensure our Access 30 not only become uniquely skilled individuals but are provided with a platform that promotes their visions, values and insights to push our industry forward.


We have next generation of leaders from Identity,
London Marathon, PRG and many more!

What it means to be an Access30

I’m absolutely buzzed to win a 30under 30 award and just to be around and associated with
so many inspiring young people who are achieving amazing things in the industry is just fantastic.
Paul Ashurst
Bournemouth 7s Festival, Events Director

The industry we work is extremely dynamic and can be incredibly stressful
so it feels great to be recognised by our peers and colleagues.
At the awards evening alone, I’ve meet some amazing people and made
some great connections. Thank you Access All Areas!

Samuel Guess
Account Director, Avantgarde Marketing

To be around so many talented, young people who are upcoming stars is really inspiring.
I am extremely grateful for this award, thank you Access All Areas!
Jack Baxter,
Europa Showfreight, Business Development Manager

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