mia Agents Day… NOW SOLD OUT!
New to 2015, the mia is launching a fantastic new event at Center Parcs Woburn Forest on 21st May 2015. The Agents Day provides the platform for a wide range of industry professionals representing venues, with an opportunity to network at the highest level with a selection of the UK’s top booking Agents. The Agents day will be an enjoyable, interactive event, consisting of several group activities designed to maximise networking opportunities as well as a ‘Agents in the Spotlight’ session.
Agents that are attending include;
Emma Hall, Sales Executive, Hospitality Guaranteed
Sharon Norton, Supplier Manager, Hospitality Guaranteed
Based in the North East of England with over 40 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Hospitality Guaranteed are dedicated to providing the corporate market an unsurpassed service in venue sourcing for conferences, accommodation or events. HG One Stop is their revolutionary online service designed to save you time, money and give you peace of mind by managing all aspects of your event, accommodation, conference and apprentice programme bookings in one easy to use streamlined system. Their unique approach combines the latest online technology with a knowledgeable, passionate and experienced team to help save you time and money.
Mark Scales, Head of Event Solutions , Banks Sadler
Banks Sadler is a global meetings and event management agency. Established in 1982 in London, it is still privately owned and fully independent. In the last 10 years they have responded to their clients’ need for regional support and opened offices in York (2005), Paris (2007), Dusseldorf (2007) and New York (2011). A true global presence will become reality in 2015 when they open an office in Shanghai. The meetings and events industry has seen major changes over the last 30 years and Banks Sadler has been at the forefront of shaping the industry. Today, they are recognised as one of the leading names in the event management and venue sourcing sector and enjoy a reputation second to none.
Sian Sayward ,Business Development Manager, Inntel
Jenna Lee, Meetings and Events Manager, Inntel
Sian runs our Supplier Management department on a daily basis ensuring our relationships and processes support client opportunities and service delivery. Inntel are the UK’s largest independent meetings & travel management company. For over 30 years they have been selecting venues, managing events, sourcing travel and accommodation, exceeding the expectations of hundreds of companies along the way. Their reputation has been built on integrity, excellence in customer service and delivering a quality product. Their success is due to the effort they put into understanding organisations different needs and creating tailor-made solutions. Although they deploy best-in-class technology to make processes slicker, Inntel is about people first.
Mark Fry, Director of Operations Meetings and Events, Capita Travel and Events
In bringing together leading specialists, Capita Travel and Events have created one powerfully unique business. Why should customers have to compromise and buy a general one-stop-shop, or a number of different specialists to meet all their travel and event needs? Building on Capita’s established business travel portfolio, the acquisition of BSI, followed by Expotel and Venues Event Management allows their customers to benefit from an uncompromised choice. Whether this is one specialist service, all of them, or a combination Capita Travel and Events provide trusted and proven expertise through one coherent solution.
Caroline Georges, Managing Director, Eventful Limited
Claire Gardener, Operations Manager, Eventful Limited
Eventful delivers global venue sourcing and event management services for a broad range of corporate clients spanning several industries. Eventful Limited was founded by Caroline Lumgair-Georges in 2002 following a successful early career in the hotel industry working in both events and sales. Offering a high touch service and an innovative and dynamic approach to venue finding and event organisation, Eventful quickly gained a following of loyal corporate clients along with respect within the events industry for our strong client relationships. Their team provides innovative venue and event solutions in the UK and internationally and they organise in excess of 400 events every year from their London office.
Simon Scott, Chief Executive, ArrangeMy Group
Sophie Holtom, Business Services Manager, ArrangeMy Group
The ArrangeMy Group, formally called BookOTel is a family owned business which has been trading since 1990. They have grown to be one of the most respected independent business travel agencies in the UK. They proudly employ 50 full time members of staff, the majority of these are based at their main office in Worcester. In addition they have 6 implant staff based within two of their blue chip client offices. BookOTel provide an exclusive range of services & benefits, which enhance corporate travel; delivering a seamless and professional travel management service for all your business travel needs.
Elspeth Lloyd, Commercial Manager, Bien Venue Ltd
Bien Venue is a boutique creative agency dedicated to providing a venue sourcing, event management, corporate entertainment, and team building service of exceptional quality. Bien Venue are also proud of the fact that they have their very own online accommodation portal – Bvine providing real time availability and rates 24/7 which can be managed from your desktop wherever you happen to be in the world! Their approach is dynamic, innovative, and characterised by the personal touch. With the help of the latest technology, their team of experts work alongside clients from the initial idea right through to delivery. Their mission is to ensure that their expectations are surpassed every time.
Karen Guile , Managing Director, tobook Ltd.
Chris Nagle, Operations Manager, tobook Ltd.
What began as a home based business is now one of the UK’s leading Venue Booking Agency’s. Providing innovative solutions for hotel accommodation, conferences and meetings, tobook Ltd. leads with a strong focus on customer needs and service, the key factor of their unique success story. Designed to perfectly suit their client’s needs, they are one of the few specialists that can offer bespoke solutions under a single roof. With many other services available to you, including their unique Accommodation Booking System and Management Information on your Venue expenditure, tobook Ltd offers services of the highest possible standards.
Hayley Oakley, Commercial Director, HTS Ltd
Pauline Saunders, Conference Manager, HTS Ltd
HTS are a specialist hotel booking agent with a comprehensive travel solution, now in their 5th year HTS have grown to £9m turnover with a reputable portfolio of corporate clients and Charities including Alzheimer’s Society, Dogs Trust and Caffe Nero.