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Last chance to nominate the ‘best agency team’ for miaList 2017

Written on June 22, 2017 at 9:02 am, by

Meetings and events professionals have just one week left to nominate their best agency team for the 2017 miaList. Entries to the new category of the prestigious awards held by the Meetings Industry Association (mia) and supported by The Meetings Show, will close at midnight on Friday, 30 June. The miaList recognises and celebrates those…

Meetings Industry Association launches dedicated student awards  

Written on June 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is launching the mia Conference and Event Management Awards to recognise the talent and excellence of those about to embark on a career in the sector. As part of its strategy to attract and retain staff in the industry, the mia is offering educational institutions the chance to nominate their…

Shortlist announced for prestigious miaList

Written on May 22, 2017 at 1:24 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced the 2017 shortlist for its prestigious miaList awards. Launched in 2011, the miaList celebrates outstanding and passionate individuals from the meetings, hospitality and events industry who go above and beyond the call of duty. Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the mia, said: “I am delighted to see so…

mia hosts AIM Pavilion at The Meetings Show

Written on May 8, 2017 at 1:22 pm, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is collaborating with The Meetings Show 2017 to bring industry professionals together to meet new and existing buyers throughout the three-day show. Taking place from 13-15 June at London’s Olympia, the mia will be hosting the AIM Pavilion and inviting its AIM accredited venues, suppliers and destinations to showcase their…

mia puts agents in the spotlight

Written on May 5, 2017 at 9:26 am, by

Venues and event organisers had the chance to quiz agents and build better connections at the Meetings Industry Association (mia)’s biannual Agents Day on Thursday 27 April. Taking place at Mythe Barn in Leicestershire, the sell-out event was attended by 100 event professionals from across the country as well as 15 agents, representing Capita Travel…

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…

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