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Winners of miaList industry excellence awards announced

Written on October 9, 2017 at 10:40 am, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2017 miaList awards. The mia received a huge number of nominations for the awards, which are sponsored by The Meetings Show and since 2011 have been celebrating those outstanding and passionate individuals from the meetings, hospitality and events industry who go above and…

miaList awards to highlight and celebrate industry’s top players

Written on September 26, 2017 at 2:38 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is gearing up to celebrate excellence across the meetings industry and honour the individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty at next Friday’s miaList. The prestigious awards event on 6 October at Park Plaza Victoria will see the industry’s top players come together for a celebratory lunch,…

Latest mia event helps members build relations with agents

Written on September 8, 2017 at 2:50 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) put 18 of the UK’s top booking agents under the spotlight last week at its biannual event. Over 85 delegates attending the Agents Day held at Robinson College, Cambridge on Wednesday 30 August, were able to quiz and network with agents representing Primary Live, Access Bookings, Helmsbriscoe, Hotelres, HRG, Inntel,…

mia helps the sector increase sales revenue with latest workshops

Written on September 7, 2017 at 8:50 am, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will be hosting two dedicated events to help venues and service providers increase sales revenue. Next Monday (11 September) business growth specialist trainer, Gavin Percy, will be addressing how venues can increase revenue and conversions by simply asking with his ‘Three Killer Questions’ when handling venue booking enquiries. With nearly…

Midlands business leaders invited to focus group on mental health in the meetings industry

Written on August 15, 2017 at 9:08 am, by

  The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is working with internationally renowned leadership and organisational development expert Roffey Park Institute, in a campaign to raise awareness of mental health, compassion and resilience in the events and hospitality sector. The campaign is offerings hospitality business leaders in the Midlands the chance to participate in a focus group…

Meetings Industry Association strengthens team with three new appointments

Written on August 8, 2017 at 3:31 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has strengthened its fast-growing team with the appointment of three new staff. Claire Polok joins the membership team as membership support executive, while Shauna Murray and Amy Pragnell both join the events team, as events executive and events assistant respectively. On hand to assist the mia’s 530 accredited members and…

Glasgow Convention Bureau joins the Meetings Industry Association

Written on August 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm, by

Glasgow Convention Bureau has become the latest UK conference destination to join the Meetings Industry Association (mia), one of the fastest growing associations in the conference, meetings and events sector. Glasgow Convention Bureau has joined the mia’s Destinations Group alongside existing members London and Partners, Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau and Visit Wales. Aileen Crawford, Head…

Business breakfast to discuss key factors on GDPR legislation

Written on August 3, 2017 at 8:34 am, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is hosting a business breakfast event this month with events marketer Hellen Beveridge, for those interested in discovering what impact the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation may have on their business. The new legislation, due for enforcement on 25 May 2018, has raised concerns over database consent permissions…

Meetings Industry Association launches mental health campaign

Written on July 26, 2017 at 11:05 am, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is launching a campaign to raise awareness of mental health, compassion and resilience in the events and hospitality sector. Working with internationally-renowned leadership and organisational development expert Roffey Park Institute, the campaign will focus on the impact that mental health and compassion in the workplace has not only on recruitment,…

Voting opens for miaList team categories

Written on July 19, 2017 at 1:24 pm, by

Voting is now open to decide who will secure the Booking Agent Team, Venue Team and Supplier Team titles on the Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) miaList 2017. From a huge number of entrants, the nominations for the awards, which celebrate outstanding teams within the meetings and events industry, have been shortlisted by an independent panel…

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