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October 2018


  #20PercentLess

24th October
12:30 hrs 
15 Hatfields, London

The mia’s campaign to encourage the business meetings and events sector to use 20% less single use plastics #20PercentLess launches with a high profile roundtable discussion at 15 Hatfields, one of the most sustainable venues in London. 

At 15 Hatfields, they lead the way in sustainable business management practice in the events industry, their sustainable credentials include a zero waste to landfill policy and a strict ‘no bottled water’ policy which has prevented 1 million plastic water bottles ending up in landfill.

This high profile roundtable debate aims to  set the agenda for the mia’s campaign, and share best practice through a White Paper. 

By invitation only


November 2018


The miaList 2018
2nd November
12:00 hrs - 16:00 hrs
The Tower Hotel, London

The miaList is a celebration for industry people. Originally created by the mia to mark its 21st anniversary, it is now a landmark annual industry event.

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Member's Only Business Breakfast - Achievement Thinking
12th November
08:30 hrs - 10:00 hrs
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 John Hotowka giving an insight into achievement thinking before heading back to your desk!

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Connect Agent Hosted Dinner
22nd November
18:00 hrs - 21:30 hrs
Bristol Harbour Hotel, Bristol

The Connect 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
28th November
09:30 hrs - 16:00 hrs
QEII Centre, London

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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December 2018


Member's Only Business Breakfast- How to retain the best and increase engagement with the rest
3rd December
08:30 hrs - 10:00 hrs
Said Business School, Oxford

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 Tracey Powiesnik giving an insight into staff retention before heading back to your desk!

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How to Identify, Prioritise and Confirm your Prospective Client's Requirements
4th December
09:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs
BMA House, London

This workshop will focus on how to identify and understand 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. The session will introduce you to a range of new questioning techniques which can be used with different types of prospective customers.

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Increase Your Personal Impact and Influence
5th December
13:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs
CCT Venues Plus- Bank Street, London

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 at this half day workshop from the Meetings Industry Association with Richard Newman, an award-winning expert in communication, storytelling and influence. 

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January 2019


Showround to Conversion
29th January
09:30 hrs - 17:30 hrs
Venue TBC - Midlands

This is a popular workshop covering the complete showround journey; From making the appointment and establishing needs, to the actual showround, touching on negotiation and closing skills, concluding with the follow up to convert.

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Member's Only Business Breakfast
7th January
8:30 hrs -10:00 hrs
Imago Venues, Loughborough

If you are from a venue, conference centre or a supplier to the industry then you should attend our series of Business Breakfasts

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February 2019


Managing your 'space' more profitably 
Date TBC
09:30 hrs - 17:30 hrs
Venue TBC - Midlands

This is a very basic workshop aimed at giving you a taste of what Revenue Management would mean to your Meetings & Events business.
The foundations of revenue management are based on 1 simple practice, covering 3 basic areas; this being accurate and consistent data capture of:
1) your total demand 2) your competitors 3) your local market

Further details on this event will be released shortly


March 2019


Member's Only Business Breakfast
4th March
8:30 hrs - 10:00 hrs
Venue TBC, Birmingham

If you are from a venue, conference centre or a supplier to the industry then you should attend our series of Business Breakfasts

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Future Fit Conference
11th March
08:45 hrs -17:45 hrs
Amercian Square, London

An annual conference designed to help the hospitality industry think about what the future will look could be; Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Economics. 

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How to use SEO Strategies to Generate more Profits
19th March
13:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs
Venue TBC - London

Further details on this event will be released shortly


Connect Agent Day
Date TBC
10:00 hrs - 16:30 hrs

The Connect Agent Day provides a platofmr for a wide range of industry professionals, with an opportunity to network at the highest level alongside a selection of the UK's top booking agents. These events are always popular and high profile; we event trended on Twitter!

Watch this space! Further details annouced shortly.


June 2019


 Out Perform your Competitors with Strategic Online Marketing

4th June
9:30 hrs - 17:00 hrs
Venue TBC -  London

Further details on this event will be released shortly


The Meeting Show
26-27th June
Olympia, London

Exhibit with us at at the industry leading national trade exhibition. 
More details to follow.


Connect Agent Hosted Dinner

18:00 hrs - 21:30 hrs

The Connect Agent Hosted Dinner is part of a series of events providing a platform for leaders of organisations operating within the meetings and events sector. The dinner provides an opportunity to network and share practice at the highest level.  Our VIP guests will be some of the top booking agents in the country, their role is to connect with the delegates and initiate debate during dinner.

Watch this space! Further details annouced shortly.


 

August 2019


 

Connect Agent Day
Date TBC
10:00 hrs - 16:30 hrs

The Connect Agent Day provides a platofmr for a wide range of industry professionals, with an opportunity to network at the highest level alongside a selection of the UK's top booking agents. These events are always popular and high profile; we event trended on Twitter!

Watch this space! Further details annouced shortly.