M&IT magazine’s online auction held in aid of industry charity Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) has raised a record £37,790. M&IT’s unique online charity auction was organised in conjunction with the Meetings Industry Marketing Awards, taking place on Monday, October 1.
A total of 2,227 bids were placed for the 140-plus lots generously donated by venues and suppliers worldwide.
Charles Blowfield, treasurer of Meeting Needs, said: “Thank you so much for your terrific efforts, which in real terms will have a meaningful and positive effect on so many good causes.”
M&IT managing editor and MIMN chairman Martin Lewis said: “Our thanks go to all those M&IT readers who kindly donated lots and to all those who placed bids to raise the cash. The money will go to those in need.”