Hyundai's Kate Conway joins Meetings Industry Meeting Needs

Kate Conway has joined events industry charity Meetings Industry Meeting Needs as charity partner liaison officer. The events manager of Hyundai Motor UK will administrate the admission of new charity partners - which are predominantly leading event agencies and suppliers - and manage renewals. More than 60 current charity partners provide funding for Meeting Needs to the tune of £30,000 a year and these include AddingValue, Banks Sadler, BI Worldwide, drp, George P Johnson, Grass Roots HBI Ltd, Jack Morton Worldwide, MCI UK Ltd and Zibrant. Kate has an impressive track record in the events industry with nearly six years as event manager at Tesco, including the management of a 3,000-delegate staff conference, before joining Hyundai. Before that she was managing conferences during five years with SmithKline Beecham. ...more

Chanzige schoolkids get clean drinking water, thanks to Meeting Needs

Meetings Industry Meeting Needs has provided clean drinking water for 400 children and teaching staff at Chanzige School in Southern Tanzania with the installation of a rainwater harvesting system from the roof of the building. Some of the pupils were walking four or five kilometres to school and back and spent the whole day without a drink. ...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