Grant Thornton follows C4 and Telegraph to AEO

The Association of Event Organisers is celebrating having seen three more blue chip corporate planners join its ranks. In recent weeks both Channel 4 and the Telegraph Media Group become AEO members and today leading financial adviser Grant Thornton also signed up. "Grant Thornton has a wealth of experience acting for clients in the event industry and being an integral part of this community will enable us to broaden our own knowledge of the sector while bringing our specialist expertise to the organisation," Grant Thornton director Stuart Sparkes said of the move. As well as joining up, Grant Thornton will be providing financial advice to other AEO members, such as auditing and tax guidance. “We are sure that we can help develop Grant Thornton’s understanding and involvement in the industry and that, in turn, they will add value to AEO members and the wider community,” AEO director Hilary Lawson.

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