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Our COVID-19 Response area is where you can find the latest recommendations from government and industry along with relevant professional advice and venue member trading policies.  
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HBAA continues to support our members through these challenging times.       

 Read our latest published report 'Business events, accommodation and meetings: the need for special financial support and a clear identity'.

Words from the Chair

As we move towards our hotels reopening from 4 July, Lex Butler points out that we still have no news on when UK  events and meetings can take place.

Read the article here

Fighting for the Industry

HBAA is a member of BVEP (Business Visits & Events Partnership). Via BVEP,  we are able to make our members voices heard through a collaborative fight for recognition and support of the industry.

BVEP’s latest statement from their Chair, Simon Hughes, reflects on the Prime Minister's announcement of July 17th relating to business events and exhibtions recommencing on 1 October.

Read the statement

 

Our Vital Statistics

HBAA is proud to represent the interests of over 90 agencies and almost 200 hotel, venue and serviced apartment organisations.

 

Our members are all specialists in the business events, accommodation and meetings sector which contributes £31.2billion to the UK economy annually.

 

Our agency members collectively transact over £1.2billion's worth of bookings for their corporate and public sector clients.

 

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