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Deadline extended for miaList 2017 nominations

Written on April 20, 2017 at 2:28 pm, by

The deadline for nominations to this year’s prestigious miaList has been extended to Friday 28 April. Meetings and events professionals have an extra week to put themselves forward for the meetings industry accolades, held by the Meetings Industry Association (mia) and supported by The Meetings Show. The miaList recognises individuals who inspire those around them,…

The mia responds to the General Election announcement

Written on April 18, 2017 at 12:27 pm, by

  Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the Meetings Industry Association, responds to Prime Minister Theresa May’s unscheduled announcement to call a General Election on 8 June: “The Meetings Industry Association has been calling for unity since the results of the EU Referendum were announced last June. For future economic prosperity and to ensure our sector…

miaList 2017 to feature Agency Team accolade

Written on April 7, 2017 at 12:50 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced its much-anticipated miaList 2017 will feature a new Agency Team category. Supported by The Meetings Show, the miaList recognises individuals who inspire those around them, go above and beyond the call of duty and play an instrumental role in making the organisation they work for successful. The new…

mia announces strong financial performance at its AGM

Written on March 22, 2017 at 3:03 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) announced it has delivered a strong financial performance and another progressive year at its 27th Annual General Meeting. Held at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury on Tuesday, 21 March, members heard how the mia has achieved a positive outcome to FY15/16 (Sep 2015 to Aug 2016), with a year-end net…

mia conference looks to the future of meetings and events

Written on March 22, 2017 at 2:25 pm, by

Meetings and events industry professionals have been urged to look to the future and keep innovating, after a day of inspiring talks and debates at the annual Meetings Industry Association (mia) conference. The conference took place on Monday 20 March at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, which in light of Brexit and the current economic uncertainty…

Venue security high on the agenda at mia Conference

Written on March 15, 2017 at 4:50 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will be addressing the issue of venue safety at its forthcoming conference, as it urges the sector to avoid complacency in light of recent European terrorist attacks. Speaking at the conference on 20 March, former Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service and global security expert Bob Quick, alongside hospitality…

mia reveals more impressive speakers for its conference

Written on February 23, 2017 at 5:20 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has revealed the latest industry experts and entrepreneurs to join its much-anticipated ‘Don’t stop – rethink’ conference. Dedicated plenary sessions during the full day conference on 20 March at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, which is open to both members and non-members, will encourage the sector to not rest on its…

Nominations open for Meeting Industry Association’s miaList 2017

Written on February 21, 2017 at 12:06 pm, by

Nominations for the Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) prestigious and much anticipated miaList 2017 are now open. Su pported by The Meetings Show, the miaList recognises individuals who inspire those around them, go above and beyond the call of duty and play an instrumental role in making the organisation they work for so successful. Calling out…

Hotel Inspector hosts mia’s AIM Pavilion drinks reception at Confex 

Written on January 27, 2017 at 4:50 pm, by

Hotel Inspector Alex Polizzi will be hosting a drinks reception in the Meetings Industry Association’s AIM Pavilion at leading industry show International Confex. The highly respected hotel consultant and TV personality will be on the mia’s AIM stand on 1 March following her keynote speech in which she is expected to deliver an inspirational talk…

Meetings Industry Association appoints new sales director

Written on January 11, 2017 at 2:06 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association, one of the fastest growing trade association’s in the conference, meetings and events sector, has appointed Mia Butler as sales director. The key appointment will see Mia, who joins from events group and venue finding agency Sundial, report directly to Meeting Industry Association chief executive Jane Longhurst. In the crucial new…

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