AGM EVENT & TRAVEL SOLUTIONS

Your Event. Our Expertise

About Us

founded in 2013

Our Company Director, Ellen has spent all of her professional career working in corporate hospitality and has unrivalled knowledge and key connections across the whole of the UK.

Originally specialising in the association sector, AGM now work with all sectors helping venue find and manage all aspects of events. We work alongside our clients to help deliver world class solutions.

We pride ourselves on being a small enterprise with far reaching connections that enable us to really deliver a personal yet professional experience with a real understanding of what each of our clients requires.

AGM Event Solutions Limited is a Professional Venue Finding & Event Management Agency which was founded in 2013 and incorporated as a company limited by guarantee.

AGM Event Solutions is dedicated to helping individuals and organisations specifically in the Association segments and bring a strong sense of professionalism to our working practice by harnessing and sharing our collective skills, knowledge and experience in the meetings industry and in national multi property hotel sales.

Ellen Golby Managing Director AGM Events

WE BELIEVE

Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark.

OUR VISION

Success starts from within……..we manage and lead by our business values to provide a service that becomes invaluable to our clients. We strive to be the experts for event solutions, that make our clients needs easy and convenient whilst implementing cost saving and creativity every step of the way.

OUR VALUES

Our Services

FREE VENUE FINDING

As a TIDS registered event agent, we are professionally recognised as a key booking agent across the UK and Europe.

With our database of over 350,000 venues in over 300 different cities, we can find you the perfect venue for your event and ensure its at the best cost too!

This is a completely free service and is designed to save you both time & money whilst ensuring our team of specialist event bookers find you the best solutions at the best price.

For more information regarding this, please contact us.

PRE EVENT MANAGEMENT

Events don’t just happen. They normally take a lot of organising, a lot of time, a lot meticulous planning and normally a lot of someone’s patience! At AGM Event Solutions, we can help with it all and remove a lot of the stress that comes with it. This includes the management and organisation of:

  • Site visits of the venue(s)
  • Contract negotiations and payment terms with the venue(s)
  • Room details including set ups & AV requirements
  • Food tastings & offerings
  • Accommodation management for your delegates
  • Pre event registration for your delegates
  • Accessibility requirements
  • Assisting with your Corporate Social Responsibility requirements
EVENT MANAGEMENT
From start to finish, we can be on-site with you to assist with all aspects of event management. Our dedicated Event Management Team will liaise with the venues operations team to ensure the smooth running of your event. The team can also assist with delegate registration, presentation preparations, AV troubleshooting & Hotel check-ins, to name just a few. Our team will be there to fully support you throughout, if required.
POST EVENT MANAGEMENT
If you’ve ever ran an event, you know the job doesn’t stop when the lights go down. We can assist with everything that comes after. This includes, the organisation and removal of all event materials, travel logistics for delegates and obtaining and collating feedback. We can also help with any queries that may exist with the venue including post event financials.
AV/TECHNICAL HIRE
We have a bespoke list of AV providers that we can recommend to help with all of your technical requirements. This are trusted suppliers that we have used many times over the last 10 years and have excellent relationships with. They can also assist with any Virtual/Hybrid requirements you may have. Please click here for more information.
EVENT WEBSITE CREATION
As an additional service, AGM Events can create, build and manage your specific event website. This can be used for pre event registrations, accommodation bookings, delegate payments, event information and floor plan designs for exhibitions. This can be fully integrated into an event app if required. For more information, please click here.

Meet the Team

Ellen Golby Managing Director AGM Events

Ellen Tolkien

Ellen Tolkien – Managing Director. Married to James, and wonderful mother to Madeleine and Autumn. Having worked in hotels from the age of 16. Ellen now lives in the idyllic Cotswolds and prides herself on the customer service her company offers to its many clients. Ellen is a ball of energy and fun and doesn’t take herself too seriously. Always up for a laugh, Ellen makes sure her team are always well looked after and enjoy the benefits of a great work/life balance. Her objectives in life are simple, working hard leads to success and a simple smile can make another persons day. She is a driven individual with a great sense of humour and thrives whilst working under pressure within her team. Ellen is driven by every key win, whether that be a new relationship, a new account or a new piece of business. ‘I've built the foundations of AGM Event Solutions up with the support of key client relationships, friends and family. I am a firm believer in building strong client relationships where trust, honesty and integrity is fundamental. With an outstanding reputation gained from vast industry experience along with the shared collective knowledge and powerful tool that is industry relationships, we are able to offer a proficient and innovative service to clients when booking their meetings’

Katie Roberts

Katie Roberts

Katie Roberts – Event Consultant. Having worked in events since leaving university, Katie has worked in some amazing hotels and venues holding various roles including a Wedding Co-ordinator and Assistant Sales Manager. Katies career paused during the pandemic as she gave life to Joshua & Rosie, her 2 beautiful children. Katie joined AGM Events this year and her knowledge & experience of the industry is truly amazing and benefits the clients of AGM no end.

James Tolkien

James Tolkien

James Tolkien – Director. Married to Ellen, James is at heart a very passionate and caring Veterinary Surgeon working part time for AGM Event & Travel Solutions. James is an incredible father to both Madeleine and Autumn and is a real family man. James shares Ellen’s passion for events and is well known for his excellent and memorable customer service amoungt our clients as well as his witty personality, and light hearted flare. James is a breath of fresh air within the agency and is always sure to lighten the mood on a daily basis.

Beverley

Beverley Skinner

Beverley – Office Manager. Having worked for AGM since it was founded, Beverly is the ‘office mum’ as we like to call her, who keeps everyone ticking over. Beverly’s attention to detail and precision in the little things really makes her stand out where it matters. Beverley is a mum to 4 beautiful children, her 3 cats and her little dog, living in the idyllic Cotswolds, she now enjoys her spare time travelling the country in her motor home and enjoying her grandchildren whenever she gets the time.

What Our Clients Say

As a company, we have been running for 10 years (where has that time gone). Whilst we continue to grow, our core values have very much remained the same. We thrive off the support of our key clients, great relationships and extensive knowledge of the industry. We also hold close our friends and families and ensure that trust, honesty and integrity remain at our foundations.

A massive thanks to AGM Event Solutions for helping us to organise our annual event. Trying to co-ordinate 500 teachers for a conference is not easy, however they made it simple, effortless and seamless! We will be back.

Nothing is too much trouble for the team at AGM Event Solutions, they always go the extra mile, and always make me feel like my conferences are the only ones they are working on. Thank you for all the hard work, your company is a pleasure to deal with. It’s great to be rewarded too for using your services, this is a great little bonus!

Ellen and her team are very personal and provide an excellent service. We had never used and agent like AGM before and quiet honestly, we would not go back to the way we used to do things. AGM Event Solutions saves us time, money and are excellent to have on side for advice and assistance.​