Stylianos Filopoulos


Board Member of the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE)

Stylianos Filopoulos is Board Member of the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE). He is an Association Manager, with long experience in leading national and international membership associations.

Over the last 18 years Stylianos has planned and coordinated international projects, built brands and developed strategies, campaigns and events. His work focuses in the area of food, health, sustainability and culture and he has extensive experience working with European Institutes, national authorities, businesses, universities and NGOs. He has participated as an expert/representative in European Commission forums, in the International Organisation of Vine & Wine (OIV), and in the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

His ideas and work have been published in scientific, business and consumer magazines and presented in conferences and universities. He likes bringing people together and helping organisations to understand the challenges ahead, build resilience and move sustainably to the next level.

About European Society of Association Executives (ESAE)

ESAE is the leading organisation in Europe for bringing together association professionals. ESAE facilitates the exchange of best practices among peers and make sure current leaders, and future ones, understand the association business and strategy.

ESAE’s resources and networks enable members to grow by offering a platform to exchange professional developments and best practices. ESAE members enjoy varied opportunities to learn and swap insights with other association executives across the continent, through a range of events, seminars, networking initiatives and educational activities.

About Stylianos Presentation
In times of disruption, association can prove a pillar of stability, providing a platform for cooperation, building capacity and driving change. To do so associations need to become resilient to the challenges of the digital transformation, the urgency of the climate change and the rapid changes in the various societies. How the association of the future will shape
the events of the future? How events can become key for the development and the legacy of both an Association and of the hosting region?