Event agency drp to raise cash for Meeting Needs with Rickshaw Challenge

Event management agency drp is set to raise money for industry charity Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) with a gruelling cross-country challenge. The firm’s technical services and production team has launched the Great Rickshaw Rally, which will see the team aim to raise £5,000 for MIMN by cycling the 130 miles from drp’s Covent Garden office to its Midlands facilities in Hartlebury. The Great Rickshaw Rally is one of 35 corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects that drp has prom ...more

Meeting Needs shows support for Nepal earthquake fund with £5000 donation

Meeting Needs has made a donation of £5000 to the Nepal Earthquake fund after an executive committee meeting this week. Meeting Needs usually focuses on small projects where it can take ownership of outcomes and measure impact but the board felt the seriousness of the circumstances required a response from the industry.Beneficiary Liaison Officer Jennifer Jenkins said: “We don’t normally get involved in larger appeals but our guidelines do provide for us to be able to make such donations in special circumstances and we felt the gravity of the damage from both events required a demonstration of our support for those who have lost loved ones and homes.” ...more


who are we?

Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) is a registered charity founded by leading figures in the UK conference and events Industry. The objective of MIMN is to raise funds for worthy causes relevant to the events industry which may not have the resources to raise sufficient funds without additional contributions. Many needy causes do not have access to public funding and MIMN can provide financial support to these types of organisations through various fund-raising initiatives and activities.

Children of Chanzige Primary School celebrate the availability of clean, fresh water in their new storage tank

Computer training for schoolchildren
Six computers and a wall-mounted white board and projector for Chanzige Primary School in Southern Tanzania with a grant of £2,400.

Donation of £5000 will help disabled
For SpecialEffect the purchase of a Specialist Kit for nearly £5000 will test an individual’s ability to operate hardware to benefit from life-enhancing computer software.

Clean water for a Zambian village
£4,500 donated by MIMN is enough to support an entire village in Zambia to change their hygiene and sanitation practices and access safe water.

SpecialEffect are a UK based charity who focus on helping those with disabilities live a better life