Together we can do so much more………
The mia is one of the largest and fastest growing trade associations in the sector. For nearly 25 years, we’ve been connecting people, ideas and best practice. We’ve facilitated meetings, debates and gatherings with some of the brightest minds in the industry to solve business problems and to facilitate learning in order to advance the standards of conference, meetings and events facilities and service throughout the UK.
We continue to grow and evolve to better serve the industry and in doing so, we strive to help our members to do the same. When you join the mia, you have the opportunity to become involved in a way that goes beyond membership – our members belong. They become a part of the mia and ultimately profit from all the value that relationship delivers. Choose to be part of the mia because it will help you achieve your business objectives and because as an industry together we can do so much more.
Executive Business Lunch
Why not attend our latest Executive Business Lunch being held at Ardencote Manor Hotel, also hear from guest speaker Nick Lomax from Kinetic Solutions talking to you about ‘Staying Unique….how do we keep standing out from the crowd?’
Interested in Joining?
To ensure that every member receives tangible return for their investment we make it really easy for members to engage in a proactive way. Find out how we help you to network with your industry, how we deliver research that can help you steer your business and how you can obtain a 1st class mark of excellence to demonstrate clearly to your customers that you truly are compliant, capable and competent.More > >
Industry and Business Heavyweights to speak at The Meetings Show 2015
The Meetings Show is the UK’s premier event for the meetings industry and will take place on the 7th – 9th July 2015 at Olympia, London. Running alongside the exhibition is a series of networking events and an extensive education programme delivered by a wide range of inspiring industry leaders and business heavyweights. The education…
AIM and Executive PA magazine announce strategic partnership
This year’s IMEX, the leading worldwide exhibition for meetings, events and incentive travel, will serve as a backdrop to launch the collaboration between Accredited in Meetings (AIM), the UK’s only nationally recognised quality standard for the meetings, conferences and events industry and Executive PA magazine, the longest established and leading brand for PA professionals. Testament…
First Group of Agents to Become AIM Experts
Inntel, Absolute Corporate Events, Calder Conferences and Planet Venues have achieved the AIM Expert hallmark and appointed an AIM Champion within their teams, after completing the inaugural AIM Expert workshop. The UK’s only nationally recognised standard for the meetings industry, Accredited in Meetings (AIM), is awarding the AIM Expert logo to booking agents who are…
Agents love the fact we have a Gold Accreditation which is mia’s highest accolade. We have since increased business because of the award. Our staff love talking about it in their show-rounds because it gives them a sense of pride, which they work hard to maintain.
Johnathan Morris, Commercial Director, No.11 Cavendish Square
‘The Agent Hosted Dinner was the perfect forum to engage with agents on how relationships could be improved and better engagement achieved and allowed us to gain a greater understanding of the approach from them to independent venues, partnership agreements and 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