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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…

Harbour Hotels group joins Meetings Industry Association

Written on July 14, 2017 at 9:11 am, by

Five hotels from the luxury Harbour Hotels Group have become members of the Meetings Industry Association (mia) – one of the fastest growing associations in the conference, meetings and events sector. Members of the mia benefit from extensive industry networking opportunities, preferential rates for training and professional development events, access to data and industry insight…

Kay England appointed vice chair of the Meetings Industry Association

Written on July 12, 2017 at 11:36 am, by

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has appointed Loughborough University’s Kay England as its new vice chair. Currently director of campus services at Loughborough University and chief executive of Imago, Loughborough University’s award-winning hotel, conference and event management company, Kay is a dedicated champion of the hospitality industry with over 25 years’ experience in the sector….

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…

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