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miaList 2020

Friday 6 November

The 2020 miaList will continue to shine a spotlight on the industry’s greatest talent but this year the whole judging process will go online! 

Full details of all of the categories, as well as the remote and streamlined judging process, will be revealed very soon but in the meantime,  you can start preparing your 500 words to support your nomination now!

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Effective Networking

Wednesday 11 November

This half-day workshop will address common fears and present participants with the skills needed to network effectively and confidently. 

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Events Calendar 2021


How to negotiate effectively

Thursday 21 January 
09:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs 

We all wish that prospective clients would accept the proposals we submit for their events without us having to negotiate.  However, in today’s competitive market place having to negotiate is often a necessity. 

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Destination Summit

Monday 22nd February 2021
12:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs
The Crystal, London

The programme takes a collaborative approach encouraging destinations and bureaux to work together, to share best practices, innovation and knowledge to help delegates train and develop teams enabling them to win more business for UK destinations.

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Future Fit Conference

Tuesday 23rd February 2021
09:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs
The Crystal, London

The MIA helps you address the future with their carefully crafted, fast-moving Future Fit conference with a programme that will take you on a journey through what your future customer will expect, what the food trends will be, what future space will look like, how service delivery will be enhanced with AI and how, given the multi-generational customers you will be trying to attract, you will need to talk to your audience.

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Connect Agent Day

Friday 12 March
10:30 hrs - 16:30 hrs
Wyboston Lakes

The mia believes and has proven, that it is essential to develop relationships at the highest level between venues and the UK’s top booking agents. The facilities and capabilities of venues, alongside the expertise and reach of agents, makes for a very successful partnership in the meetings and events industry.
The experiential event allows delegates to completely immerse themselves in an intimate series of discussions to gain crucial insights and ask agents burning questions. It takes form as a full-day event with refreshments, lunch and an afternoon of dynamic team building activities. 

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Connect Agent Dinner

Thursday 17 June 
18:30 - 22:00 hrs

Taking place on the Bateaux London, the connect agent dinner will put you in the company of those 'must meet' booking agents in a social setting enabling you to build strong connections and lasting business relationships. The format also has a ‘learning’ element offering you the opportunity to learn how to work with these valuable booking agent contacts.

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