Government and MIA launch training

Minister for Tourism Janet Anderson has launched a training aid for the UK’s conference and banqueting staff. The Meetings Industry Association (MIA) was instrumental in assisting the Academy of Food and Wine Service to create the Meetings and Events Service training pack. The pack aims to give Britain the competitive edge for quality service as increasing numbers of international destinations bid to host major conventions and events. MIA commercial director Charles Blowfield said: “This pack will significantly improve the support for training in the hospitality industry, particularly for casual staff.”

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