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February 2018

Presentation Skills
21 February
13:00 - 16:00
Park Crescent Conference Centre

Do you want to have more presence, authority and influence to persuade people with your ideas, whenever you speak? Many great ideas fail simply by being poorly communicated. Discover how to make your ideas happen, through inspiring and motivating people and get the results and respect you deserve.

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Venue Contracts Workshop
23 February
09:00 - 16:30
Roehampton Venues, London

Contracts terms and conditions, written or verbal agreements, fixed in stone or negotiable terms; Nick Milne who delivers venue contracts workshops for mia, HBAA and CAT Publications will deliver a full day workshop covering best practice in event contracting, including the mia's CODE and Model terms & conditions.

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March 2018

Annual General Meeting
09:30 - 13:00
7 March
Central Hall Westminster, London 

The Meetings Industry Association’s Twenty-Eighth Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 7th March 2018.

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'Show rounds to conversions'
8 March
09:00 - 16:30
Kilworth House

Your day will be a blend of enjoyable interactive sessions and active discussions including a practical role-playing session carrying out show rounds to conclude the day. You will leave motivated and confident to try out new ideas. Each delegate will be encouraged to take away an action plan and will also receive a follow up call from the speakers 3-4 weeks after the course to see how delegates have implemented their action plans and what results they’ve seen so far.

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Agents Day
15 March
10:00 - 17:00
Bedfordshire

The Agents Day enables you to network with the people that matter to you, including the Directors and booking staff from many leading industry booking Agents. As a guest at this event, the mia can assure you of not only great networking opportunities, but a fun and interactive day too. Click 'Book now' to see the agents we already have confirmed.

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April 2018

Customer Focus; The Key to Securing more Business
10th April
The MTC, Coventry

This workshop will focus on how to identify and understand and your client’s requirements and buying motivations, allowing you to tailor the event to their needs, meeting their expectations. Throughout this session you will learn how to show an interest in your contacts rather than trying to be interesting.

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Optimize your Exhibiting at Trade Shows, Conferences and Seminars
30th April
Roehampton Venues, London

This masterclass will show you how to optimise your exhibiting using the power of face-to-face engagement at conferences, congresses and exhibitions. It addresses the three key elements for successful exhibiting: a clear strategy, delivering a cohesive and memorable stand experience and placing the right staff in the right roles at your booth.

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May 2018

The mia's Business Breakfast - How to Best Leverage SEO in a Content Marketing World
14 May
08:30 - 10:00
Congress Centre, London

If you are from a venue, conference centre or a supplier to the industry then you should attend our series of Business Breakfasts. Come along to network and hear Frank Orman giving an insight into SEO before heading back to your desk!

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Market like its 2018; Nuke everything and start again
22 May
Conference Aston, Birmingham

The Meetings Industry Association would like to invite you to this social media seminar aimed at giving you insights into how to build your sales and your brand using social media.

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June 2018

Writing Winning Bids
12 June
London

There’s so much more to winning work in our industry than just having a great offering. You need to be able to identify, understand and respond to client requirements through a written bid or proposal. Throughout this session you will go through a proven process of preparing for and writing a winning bid. 

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Agent Hosted Dinner
21 June
Venue TBC

The Agent Hosted Dinner enables you to network with the people that matter to you, including the Directors and booking staff from many leading industry booking agents. As a guest at this event, the mia can assure you great networking opportunities in a relaxed and comfortable setting.

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The Meetings Show
27-28 June
Olympia, London

The Meetings Show is the premier event for the inbound and outbound meetings and event industry in the UK. Attend the show and connect with thousands of industry professionals in a social and meetings driven environment to source new suppliers, discover the latest innovations and build an invaluable network through face-to-face interactions.

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August 2018

The mia's Business Breakfast
13 August
08:30 - 10:00
Congress Centre, London

If you are from a venue, conference centre or a supplier to the industry then you should attend our series of Business Breakfasts which are all kindly supported by The Meetings Show. Come along to network and hear from a fabulous speaker before heading back to your desk!

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Agents Day
16 August
Etihad Stadium, Manchester

The Agents Day enables you to network with the people that matter to you, including the Directors and booking staff from many leading industry booking Agents. As a guest at this event, the mia can assure you of not only great networking opportunities, but a fun and interactive day too. 

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September 2018

Meeting the Talent Challenge: Retaining talent through a Compassionate Culture
18 September
Venue TBC

Led by Roffey Park, an internationally renowned leadership and research institute based in the UK and Singapore, this interactive workshop will explore how senior leaders in the events and hospitality industry can retain talent through building a compassionate culture.

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November 2018

Meeting the Talent Challenge: Best Practice in Talent Management
1 November
Venue TBC

Led by Roffey Park, an internationally renowned leadership and research institute based in the UK and Singapore, this workshop will explore the area of talent management through discussion, small group excercises and practical insights on what leading organisations are doing to attract, recruit, retain and develop their talent.

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The mia's Business Breakfast
12 November
08:30 - 10:00
Congress Centre, London

If you are from a venue, conference centre or a supplier to the industry then you should attend our series of Business Breakfasts which are all kindly supported by The Meetings Show. Come along to network and hear from a fabulous speaker before heading back to your desk!

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Agent Hosted Dinner
22 November
Venue TBC

The Agent Hosted Dinner enables you to network with the people that matter to you, including the Directors and booking staff from many leading industry booking agents. As a guest at this event, the mia can assure you great networking opportunities in a relaxed and comfortable setting.

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Meeting the Talent Challenge: Building personal, team and organisational resilience in times of change
28 November
Venue TBC

Led by Roffey Park, an internationally renowned leadership and research institute based in the UK and Singapore, this workshop will help you think about what you can do to help build resilience for yourself, your team and your organisations.

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