What's on


April 2018


Optimise your Exhibiting at Trade Shows, Conferences and Seminars
30th April
12:30 - 17:00
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


Managing your 'space' more profitably
9 May
09:30 - 17:00
Whittlebury Hall, Golf & Spa

Revenue Management for Meetings and Events is a complicated business…or is it? This workshop will give you an understanding of the postive effect Revenue Management can have on your Meetings & Events business.

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The mia's Business Breakfast - How to 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
13:00 - 15:30
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
09:00 - 17:00
Broadway House, 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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Connect Agent Hosted Dinner
21 June
18:00 - 21:30
Rockliffe Hall, Darlington

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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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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July 2018


Sales HIIT
6 July
10:00 - 17:00
Chelsea Football Club, London

This fast-paced Sales HIIT is designed to push you out of your comfort zone, increase your knowledge and keep you engaged throughout the day. 

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August 2018


The mia's Business Breakfast
6 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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Connect Agents Day
16 August
10:00 - 17:00
Etihad Stadium, Manchester

The Connect 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
09:30 - 16:00
QEII Centre, London

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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Taking Charge of your Online Marketing Strategy
25 September
09:30 - 17:00
Venue TBC

This full day workshop led by Frank Orman will focus on the various elements and aspects of Internet Marketing. From this session, you will gain the tools to develop stronger and more effective online campaigns that will help you to achieve your online objectives with better strategies and with lower budgets.

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November 2018


Meeting the Talent Challenge: Best Practice in Talent Management
1 November
09:30 - 16:00
QEII Centre, London

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 miaList 2018
2 November
12:00 - 16:00 
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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The mia's Business Breakfast - Achievement Thinking
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. 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
22 November
18:00 - 21:30
Venue TBC

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
28 November
09:30 - 16:00
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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