Agricultural Shows unite to launch virtual farming series
02 Jul 2020
The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) represents the UK’s many agricultural, horticultural, equine and countryside events. Run by ‘Show’ people, with years of experience in the field, its Members benefit from unrivalled advice on everything from legislation, health and safety, operations, marketing and best practice. For exhibitors, competitors and members of the public, it’s the first port of call to access 400 days of superb entertainment – all in one place!
The ASAO supports the delivery of a whole host of curriculum-based educational activities.More about education
The ASAO is informative, approachable and a great resource for help in planning our show. They have helped our team in terms of regulations, brainstorming and general advice. It is reassuring to know we can turn to the ASAO if needed.
Taunton Flower Show
Members of the ASAO have access to an experience membership body, giving the opportunity to ask advice to other Members through e-mail, Facebook group and a friendly ear at the end of the phone.See all benefits
Whilst every show is different, the Association is able to provide initial advice and guidance to members.See all benefits
A specially negotiated discount for ASAO members on annual Phonographic Performing Licences (rates determined by visitor attendance), and a convenient subscription collection service.See all benefits
Access to a 24 hour, 365 days a year Telephone Helpline, provided by the ASAO's partner, Mentor. Members can subscribe to the service for reassurance and guidance on all aspects of this complex area, and request information on current legislation for any event or activity.See all benefits
The chance to share complimentary tickets with other show organisers through an exchange system. Members can apply to other members for tickets to attend shows and events to share best practices and benchmark services, procedures and equipment. (Tickets are limited to 2 per event).See all benefits
The opportunity to network with other members and show organisers and discuss current topics and issues via interactive Learning Days, the Autumn Conference and regional meetings.See all benefits
ASAO Members have access to the a Members area of the website featuring a range of useful documents including slides from previous conferences, health & safety and GDPR. There is also a Members Facebook Group giving easy and fast answers to queries from other ASAO Members and event organisers.See all benefits