A First Class Choice for Your Business
As the mia we share best practice through networking, workshops, research and newsletters we help members stay in touch, learn and prosper within an industry which is variable, fast moving and rapidly expanding, the meetings and events industry.
As a member you will become accredited with AIM the industry’s only accreditation scheme. Achievers of AIM, at the highest levels, confirm that it does improve business practices, service levels and staff engagement ensuring that customers have the sort of experience that guarantees their return.
Making the decision to join the mia is making the decision to stay in touch with your industry, maximise opportunities, improve business practices and through business knowledge and first class standards improve your bottom line.
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.More > >
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) increases commitment and support for International Confex
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…
mia Tackles Industry Training Needs with Overhauled Learning and Development Academy
‘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