M&IT's latest online auction goes live to raise funds for Meeting Needs

The bidding is open for the M&IT Awards 2015 charity auction in aid of Meetings Industry Meeting Needs. Among the fabulous lots up for grabs are a pair of return tickets from the UK to Dubai, a five night stay for two in Mauritius and a luxury two night stay for two in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The online auction will run until 2pm GMT on Wednesday, 25 February at http://www.meetpieauction.com There’s also still time to donate a prize to the auction, and anybody interested in doing so should email full details to Liz Coleridge as soon as possible at lcoleridge@cat-publications.com. There are more than 60 lots to bid for! ...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. Working with Sussex-based charity Champion Chanzige, Meeting Needs funded the £2000 cost of installing a robust, hygienic and sustainable rain water harv ...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