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    miaList 2021 industry excellence roll of honour revealed

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has revealed the individual names and teams who have secured a place on its coveted annual miaList. Competition once again remained extremely high for a place on the prestigious roll of honour, which for a decade has been recognising and celebrating the outstanding individuals working within the business meetings and events sector. […]

    Outgoing mia chief exec receives fitting recognition ahead of retirement

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    The Meetings Industry Association’s chief executive, Jane Longhurst, has been named M&IT Personality of the Year in recognition of her commitment to the business meetings and events sector, ahead of her retirement next month. Since commencing the mia leadership role in 2004, Longhurst has been championing the business meetings and events sector, collaborating with and […]

    The mia appoints Kerrin MacPhie as chief executive

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is naming Kerrin MacPhie as Chief Executive when Jane Longhurst retires this autumn. MacPhie, who will commence her new role spearheading the mia on November 8th, brings a wealth of business meetings and events experience having previously held senior posts in destinations, associations, hotels and convention centres, as well as a number […]

    Mia reveals Ignite conference

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    The Meetings Industry Association has announced the Ignite conference, set to take place on Thursday November 4th at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. Tourism minister Nigel Huddleston will be the opening guest speaker at the Meetings Industry Association’s forthcoming conference, designed to equip the sector with foresight to navigate the ongoing evolution of the events sector. Aptly […]

    The Meetings Industry Association publishes best practice guidance for the sector

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has issued its latest best practice guidance for venues and business meetings and event organisers, as restrictions continue to ease across the UK. The comprehensive guidance, which has been issued following the government’s publication of non-mandatory advice, encourages venues and organisers to continue asking event attendees to wear face masks, while also […]

    The mia to publish further events and meetings guidance

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced it will be publishing guidance for the sector following confirmation that business meetings and events can resume in England from July 19th. Jane Longhurst (pictured), chief executive of the mia, said: “While it is hugely positive news that business meetings and events can resume in England from next Monday, we […]

    mia launches quality standard for small venues

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    Small venues who recognise business meetings and events as a new revenue stream can now benefit from a dedicated quality assurance accreditation scheme offered by the UK’s largest trade association for meetings and events venues. Designed to provide reassurance to event organisers, the Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) new AIM Small Venues quality standard has been specifically tailored […]

    mia seeks new CEO as Longhurst retires

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    The Meetings Industry Association is seeking an outstanding and inspirational new chief executive, as Jane Longhurst is stepping down to retire. Since taking the helm in 2004, Longhurst has been championing the business meetings and events sector, collaborating and uniting the many different parts of the industry, advocating best practice to raise industry standards launching […]

    mia reacts to the Government’s Step 4 delay

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has responded to the Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government’s move to Step 4 of its roadmap will be delayed until July 19th at the earliest. Jane Longhurst, chief executive, said: “We understand the necessity for the Government to delay the move to Step 4 – the final stage of its […]

    Meetings Industry Association reports ‘outstanding year’

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    The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has had an “outstanding year” providing “real value to members”, despite the most challenging environment the sector has ever faced. Proudly recalling the successes of the year, which have seen the mia retain 91.54% of its members, Chair Steve Jones said at the association’s AGM: “I believe the membership levels have held […]