Agency & Association

mia urges caution as new guidance is released

Jane Longhurst
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is urging the business meetings and events sector to remain cautious after the latest government guidance is released.
Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the mia, said: “The latest business meetings and events guidance is ambiguous in places as to what is and what isn’t permissible in each of the English Tiers from today (Wednesday, 2 December) – especially around the complicated elements such as catering controls.


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Five tips for building business confidence

Experts at Blacktower Financial Group share tips on how businesses can increase their confidence and thrive through these tough economic times 
The current economic climate has thrown drastic obstacles in the way of UK businesses, resulting in low levels of business confidence over the past nine months.
Experts at Blacktower Financial Group share five tips on how businesses can increase their confidence moving into 2021 and thrive through these tough economic times.


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FESTIVE ROAD defines 2021 as the beginning of “The Era of Purposeful Travel”

FESTIVE ROAD, the global consultancy on a mission to create better travel & meetings management, has declared 2021 as the beginning of “The Era of Purposeful Travel”, where companies will become more focused on where the true value of business travel lies.

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Business events are back in NSW: Industry celebrates halving of square metre rule and lifting of attendee cap

BESydney welcomes today’s announcement from the NSW Government which will see social distancing requirements eased across the state to allow one person per two square metres for corporate events, with no caps on attendees.
Previously, the maximum number of people who could attend a corporate indoor event could not exceed 300 people or one person per four square metres, whichever was the lesser, which was not economically viable for the majority of businesses. 


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