Booking agents support Meeting Needs with Big Site Visit

Members of the HBAA will visit as many venues as possible in five days in September to raise funds for the sector’s charity Meetings Industry Meeting Needs and the HBAA Foundation. Taking place across the UK from 3-7 September, the HBAA Big Site Visit will encourage all 80 of its agency member organisations to visit all participating properties. To raise funds member venues will submit prize donations for auction, resulting in one lot per site visit, each raising an anticipated amount of £100. The lots will be available for online bids from 5 October and will run until Christmas. Money raised will be split between Meeting Needs and the Foundation, which supports the future and professional development of employees in the hospitality and meetings sector ...more

Meeting Needs helps project to end the taboo for young women in Uganda

Menstruation is a difficult enough subject in the West – embarrassment and fear makes education and open discussion difficult. But imagine what it is like to be a young girl growing up in Uganda where menstruation is treated as a curse and the lack of materials means they cannot attend school during their periods because they have no sanitary products. And where adult women can be subjected to violence from their husbands when sex is denied by menstruation. Meetings Needs has partnered with the ...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

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