Connect Agents Dinner

Thursday 21st June 2018

Rockliffe Hall, Darlington

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Event Summary

Join the mia, Directors and booking staff from a selection of the UK's Top booking agents for the opportunity to network at the highest level at the mia's Connect Agent Hosted Dinner.

Taking place on Thursday 21st June 2018 at Rockliffe Hall, Darlington, you will have the opportunity to enjoy an extended networking opportunity with people that matter to you. Throughout the dinner you will get the chance to network with a number of agents enabling you plenty of time for questions and discussions.

Timings for the event:

  • 18:00 – Registration opens and welcome drinks will be served
  • 19:00 – Guests are seated for dinner
  • 19:00 – Welcome and Agents introduction
  • 19:20 – Dinner will be served
  • 21:30 – Approximate finish time

We plan for the dinner to be finished by 21:30 hrs, but guests are welcome to stay on for further networking at the bar.


Who Should Attend

This event is aimed at those who want to network with leading booking agents, including venues and suppliers, in a relaxed evening environment. 


Date, Time and Location

Thursday 21st June 2018


18:00 - 21:30


Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa,
Hurworth on Tees,
County Durham,


Agents who've confirmed

Below are the agencies that have confirmed their attendance so far - we will also announce these on Twitter!


We’re not a regular travel, meetings and events company. Of course, we do all the things you’d expect us to, but booking travel, meetings or planning events and helping our customers drive down costs is only the tip of the iceberg of what we do at Capita Travel and Events. Our heritage spans over four decades, and we’ve evolved by acquiring some of the UK’s leading specialists in business travel, accommodation, meetings and events. Bringing together 850 of the most knowledgeable people in the industry and combining their knowledge and expertise, we’ve created one powerfully unique business.
CBA Events Master Logo Artboard 10 CBA Events isafull service events company providing clients with solutions to all their meeting and events needs; venue finding, event management, AV and anything technical, teambuilding, registration and badging, supplier management and bespoke event design – from concepttopost event de-brief, as much or as little as each client needs. 

Established in 2001 we’re a dedicated team with heaps of experience and expertise and we’re passionate about what we do.

Hatch Events is a small, friendly and enthusiastic full-service venue and event management agency based in the East Midlands – we provide the knowledge and expertise to produce stunning events from conception through to live production support. We provide access to the very best venues; the slickest delegate co-ordination and registration services and the most robust and innovative events technology.

Hire Space is the UK's go-to venue-booking platform. The website is used by 100k+ people every month to find venues for meetings, conferences, events and launches, and is on track to send over £200m of enquiries to venues in 2018. Hire Space's corporate account management product, Hire Space Professional, offers a full event sourcing service to companies including Bloomberg, Canada Life, BUPA and BBC Worldwide.

In addition, Hire Space runs EventLAB, the thought-leadership and discovery brand for the modern events industry, which will draw 800+ professional event bookers to the Barbican in October 2018 for a series of talks and discussions on the future of the industry.

Hospitality Guaranteed

Providing a One Stop Shop for your Corporate Events, Conference and Accommodation needs. By combining our dedicated teams experience with the latest technology we guarantee to save your company valuable time and money. At Hospitality Guaranteed we pride ourselves in offering our customers intuitive and innovative solutions for Accommodation, Conference and Event management to support and drive cost savings and increase efficiency. We are unique in our approach as we offer customised bespoke online services and solutions for your needs as opposed to a one solution fits all. We understand our customers’ needs differ and we work with you to support you with the right level of service and solution.


No two events are the same so it’s important to consult with you to understand your audience, values and objectives to help craft exactly the right solution to fit your brief. Our events range from a team activity day for ten guests, a product launch roadshow to an overseas Annual Conference. For each we fashion the perfect mix of creative content, venue, logistics, entertainment and theme to make the event the success you deserve.

 LVS was founded more than 30 years ago and works primarily with corporate clients and Associations managing their meetings, and conferences. These range from small meetings for 12 to large conferences of 3500+. The events arm of LVS looks after registrations and event management as well as teambuilding events and corporate parties.

Pineapple specialise in venue search and negotiation in the UK and Internationally and have been operating for almost 20 years.

They book hundreds of meetings, conferences and events a year for loyal clients who love their personal and experienced service, which saves them endless time & money!

Pineapple Events have first-hand knowledge of hundreds of venues and the people representing them and can obtain the best rates.
They work with every type of venue to match the best one to suit the client’s needs, wish-list and budget.

Selective Travel Management

Established since 1972 Selective Travel Management is Northern Ireland’s biggest independent travel management company. We are market leaders in business travel management in UK & ROI with 150 highly skilled staff, dedicated account managers & technologically advanced systems. Owned by one of Ireland’s largest travel companies, World Travel Centre, Dublin. We are market leaders in supplying business travel for various industry sectors including Governmental departments, Blue Chip organisations, Higher Education Sector & SME’s.


See what other people have said...

"Great opportunity to network and to re-establish relationships… I would attend again and would certainly recommend to others"

Michelle Taylor-Grice, The Lowry Hotel


"Before leaving the event, I had 2 appointments in the calendar"

 Helen Cuddy, Imago Venues


Other events like this from the mia

The Connect Agents Day - 16th August 2018 @ Etihad Stadium - Find out more here

The Connect Agents Hosted Dinner - 22nd November 2018 @ a soon to be confirmed venue - Find out more here 



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