Business and marketing tools

to help maximise your business potential

available to all accredited members
 
Keeping you current

with 1st class service standards

through training and best practice
 
Events, training and workshops

designed to meet your business needs

dozens of seminars and workshops every year
 
Research

Research to help drive your business forward

quarterly reports to help you plan and budget
 
AIM

Gain industry accreditation and achieve recognition for your business

recognised by agents as the industry standard

A First Class Choice for Your Business

We share best practice through networking, workshops and research and we work with organisations operating within the meetings, conference and events industry helping them to stay in touch in a variable, fast moving and rapidly expanding sector.

All members are accredited with AIM the industry’s only accreditation scheme.  AIM is recognised as a clear indicator of compliance, capability and competence and, at the highest levels, business and service excellence. 

Making the decision to join the mia is making the decision to stay in touch with your industry,  improve business practices and through business knowledge and first class standards improve your bottom line.

Connect with your industry, Join today!

Interview with Andrew Mosley

Andrew Mosley was elected mia Chairman at our AGM in April 2014. Here, we speak to Andrew about his first month in the job and his plans and expectations for the association.

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Principals Business Lunch

This Principals Business lunch, which is one in a series of Principals events, provides a platform for General Managers and Principals of organisations operating within the sector the opportunity to network at the highest level.

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Latest News


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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) increases commitment and support for International Confex


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Climate of Cooperation is Needed for Industry to Thrive says mia Chairman

The meeting industry association (mia) has yet again brought leading representatives from venue booking agents and principals from some of its member venues together to discuss opportunities and talk business. The most recent Principals Agent Hosted Dinner saw over 40 attendees on the HMS President 1918. Agents included representatives from Zibrant, Absolute Corporate Events, BookOTel…


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mia Tackles Industry Training Needs with Overhauled Learning and Development Academy

TESTIMONIALS

The Agent Hosted Dinner was the perfect forum to engage with and challenge event agents on how relationships could be improved and better engagement achieved and allowed us to gain a greater understanding of the approach from agents to AIM accreditation, independent venues, partnership agreements and many other issues around growing your agency business. We have already seen the benefits of this in our business with a substantial increase in agency enquiries’ Eamonn Cole,CEME Conference Centre

Tourism Ireland’s membership of the mia reflects our commitment to engage with the industry and our buyers. The mia provides unrivalled access to research, networking and benchmarking with other destinations, and gives added value to our partner venues.” Tourism Ireland Deputy Director Great Britain David Boyce

WE USE AIM IN CONJUNCTION WITH IIP AND THE GREEN TOURISM BUSINESS SCHEME; BETWEEN THEM THEY ARE A REALLY GOOD SUITE OF VERY IMPORTANT AND RECOGNISABLE BENCHMARKS FOR CLIENTS TO ENABLE THEM TO MAKE INFORMED CHOICES’.'  James Vincent, Royal Armouries, Leeds

It was a pleasure to be involved and in attendance yesterday in such an inviting and warm atmosphere.  I thought the format of the event was excellent; recognising people of all levels for their contribution to their company and the industry is inspirational for all involved.  Graham Pope, Blitz Communications

Benefits for Destinations

Knowledge, communication and the support of likeminded individuals at regular destination group meetings and lunches. More >>

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Benefits for Suppliers

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Tangible ROI and easy ways to engage in a proactive way to achieve the very best support for your venue. More >>

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