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.
The miaList 2014 will be held at the prestigious Church House Conference Centre on Monday 7th April 2014, it is the celebration for the industry’s people. Recognising and rewarding those hardworking, enthusiastic, inspiring individuals that have such a positive effect on all they do.More > >
Join the mia’s AIM Pavilion! Exhibit under the AIM banner to demonstrate your commitment to quality and professionalism. Benefit from a special all in package rate negotiated for you by the mia, taking the hassle out of exhibiting. Just arrive with your brochures and you are ready to go!More > >
Calder scoops award
Calder have been awarded the title of ‘Travel/Conference Management Company of the Year’ at the prestigious Public Sector Travel, Engage Awards
CYE Group’s MD Joins mia Council
Founder and managing director of CYE Group Ben Gray has joined the mia council
mia Council Member John Gallery takes Research Role
John Gallery from the MIA and Great Potential, was confirmed as Chairman of the BVEP’s sub- group on Research
‘The Principals Agent Hosted Dinner at The Emirates was the perfect forum for venues 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 That’s 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