Olympics: Industry Reaction - London MICE gets set for big influx of new members

Membership of London MICE, which represents venues and services in 'south central' London looks set to rise following the capital's winning bid for the 2012 Olympics.

The body has already signed up more than 500 members since its inception last September and is on course to reach its target of 1,000 by the end of the year. Members range from hotels and galleries to florists and caterers.

In May, London MICE appointed Moira Taylor as its first full-time manager to raise its profile and develop business opportunities for members.

"In the run-up to 2012 there will be a huge number of ancillary events taking place and they will all need suppliers," she said.

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