News & Insights

mia responds to the Prime Minister’s Statement

By Lesley Whyte

The Meetings Industry Association will be continuing its fight for support for the business meetings and events industry, following Boris Johnson’s announcement that conferences and exhibitions will not be allowed to run from 1 October.

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The Meetings Show 2020 announces switch from hybrid to virtual

By Lesley Whyte

The Meetings Show has announced the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals will now be a fully virtual event this October.

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mia encourages sector to be track and trace prepared

By Lesley Whyte

The Meetings Industry Association is urging the sector to ensure it has appropriate track and trace procedures in place, following the government’s announcement that it will be mandatory for venues to register their delegate’s information from tomorrow (Friday, 18 September).

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mia welcomes landmark business interruption insurance ruling

By Lesley Whyte

The Meetings Industry Association has welcomed today’s high court ruling on business interruption insurance policies, which suggests COVID-19 claims should be paid in most cases if policies had pandemic or notifiable disease clauses.

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Meetings Industry Association confirms government go ahead for small events

By Louis Clark

The Meetings Industry Association can confirm that business events can still take place where they follow the pre-existing COVID-Secure guidelines, following clarification on last week’s ‘Rule of 6’ announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Loyalty and trust will support confidence

By Petra Clayton

Following on from my previous article about the differences between frequency and loyalty, I wanted to highlight an opportunity we need to be focusing on in the hospitality sector right now.

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David Morgan-Hewitt appointed as chairman of the Master Innholders

By Georgia Ward

David Morgan-Hewitt FIH MI, managing director at The Goring has been announced as the new chairman of the Master Innholders.

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LinkedIn video

How to embrace video in your LinkedIn content strategy

By Georgia Ward

LinkedIn video content generates five times the engagement as image or text-based content and currently live video on LinkedIn generates over 24x more engagement, with people-focused posts getting the highest level of interest. If you aren’t already utilising video content in your content strategy, what’s stopping you? 

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Andy King Fyre Festival

Fyre Festival’s Andy King to share learnings with The Meetings Show

By Lesley Whyte

Event planner Andy King, known for his role in planning the infamous Fyre Festival, is to share learnings from his illustrious 30-year career and top tips for success in an exclusive session for The Meetings Show.

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