MIA career week will profile industry jobs

The Meetings Industry Association (MIA) is to showcase the range of job opportunities available during the sector’s first dedicated careers week. MIA Openhouse, from 6-10 October, coincides with the third annual National Meetings Week, which highlights the £6bn contribution that meetings make to the UK economy every year. MIA executive director Ruth Dawson said members from every discipline would be encouraged to support the enterprise: "If we are to continue to deliver innovative services and maintain our position as a world-class meetings destination, we need innovative people." MIA members participating include event agencies, conference venues, hotels and associated companies. They will invite students from local schools and colleges into their offices to learn more about the industry. Presentations, including sessions on event planning, are scheduled, along with various workshops and demonstrations.

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