miaList nominations closing tomorrow!

There's still time to get those nominations in, with 1 day remaining until the miaList entry deadline.

Recognising the individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty, the miaList showcases those inspirational individuals who play an instrumental role in making the organisation they work for so successful. 

Anyone working within, or associated with the business meetings, hospitality or events sector in the UK or Ireland is eligible for the miaList 2019, sponsored by Epson UK. 

Entry is free and nominations must be made by 5PM on Friday 24 May.

Prospects for the UK's meetings and events venues remain good for 2019 despite trading against a backdrop of ongoing political and economic uncertainty. 

Members can download the 12-page report free-of-charge by signing to the members portal and visiting the online store.
Nigel Collett

We're delighted to welcome Nigel Collett, director of 1 Wimpole Street, to our board as vice chair.

Nigel has been on the council for two years and has extensive experience working within the business meetings and events market. 
Sign the pledge

Our chief executive Jane Longhurst speaks to Hospitality & Events North, urging the industry to cut its use of single-use plastic by signing up to our #20PercentLess initiative. 

Read the column here and join the rapidly growing number of organisations who have already signed the pledge
Upcoming Events //

Sales HIIT
19 July, The Studio, Birmingham

Unleash your business’ ROI potential and join eight top speakers to discover the secrets of a successful sales life at this year’s Sales HIIT.
Step off the fast-paced conveyor belt of your everyday sales routine for a day of high intensity, high impact training specifically designed for venues and suppliers in the business meetings and events industry.

Sessions will cover:
  • How to hit your 2019 targets
  • Secrets of successful sales
  • Getting leads from Instagram
  • Finding your WHY to reach your goals
  • Utilising Key Account Management
  • The role of emotion
  • There are no such thing as bad prospects, only poor salespeople
  • Mental boxing
Book your place
Frank Orman
Outperfrom your competitors with strategic online marketing
4 June, King's Venues, London

It's easy to think we're making the most of the digital platforms available to us, but with such stiff competition out there, it's imperative that we keep on top of the latest online trends and functions.

Join Frank Orman for the day to learn the key principles of online marketing and SEO keyword research. Take the reigns of your marketing strategy to outperform your competitors by looking beyond Google for online traffic sources to your website.

Learn how to compile valuable content marketing strategies and stand out online, establishing a healthy ROI from better strategies and lower budgets. 

Stealth, wealth and mental health

20 June, The Tower Hotel, London

Uncover your own way of improving your sphere of influence at work and take away an action plan to develop future connections and business relationships.

Join expert speaker Jame Lee for the afternoon as he shares his own personal experience to help educate others, teaching how to create the right culture in hospitality.

The workshop will outline how wellbeing and performance at work are connected, and how you can improve both for optimum productivity and success within your organisation.
Book your place
Book your place
Partnerships //
How to upgrade your conference room TV

If you're looking to upgrade your AV equipment this year and are unsure of the options, Epson UK share their top tips to help you decide.

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The Meetings Show celebrates the industry's brightest young talent

As part of its drive to support and nurture young talent in the business meetings and events industry, The Meetings Show has celebrated ten of the brightest up and coming event professionals at a celebratory lunch. 

Find out more
Member News //
Have news to share? Members can send their latest news to news@mia-uk.org to feature on our website, social media channels and newsletter. 
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Extend your reach
We offer members a number of opportunities to advertise their business to buyers and bookers. Members are encouraged to take full advantage of the opportunities available.

To find out more, please email