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2021 Events/Training


Covid Secure Training

Various dates and times available

Suitable for all members, £135 and £65 member rate

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June


Mental Health Champion

On this course delegates will learn about the most common mental health problems including how to identify when someone is experiencing mental distress.  Delegates will feel more confident supporting others, particularly in the workplace, and you will know how to signpost appropriately. Covers the MHFA ALGEE action plan, and how to use it.

22 -23 June @ 09:00 - 13:00 each day 

Suitable for all members, £100 member rate

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Mental Health Awareness

This is an introductory four-hour session to provide an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. You’ll gain a basic knowledge of common mental health issues, learn how to start a conversation around mental health and some strategies for looking after your own mental health and well-being.

• What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
• A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
• An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
• Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

24 June @ 09:00 - 13:00

Suitable for all members, £53.10 member rate

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July


Prospecting New Markets 5 Day Challenge

Prospecting by definition: Seeking out new relationships and nurturing them to bring in new business
A workshop specifically designed for the event and hospitality industry to identify new markets for their businesses and work out a strategy of how to tap into them

05 - 09 July, 45 minute live session every day held on a closed facebook group, with tasks to complete after every session

Suitable for Business Owners, Sales & Marketing Teams, £35 member rate

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Selling Sustainability to Win Business

Sustainability isn’t a new concept, and the UK hospitality industry is working hard to become more sustainable. So how do we use this in our sales process?

06 July @ 09:00 - 11:00

Suitable for Sales and Marketing teams and team members within hotels, £38 member rate

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Mental Health First Aid

Through a blend of instructor-led live sessions and self-learning activities, you will:
–Develop practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
–Gain confidence to reassure and support a person in distress
–Learn how to guide them to further support for recovery
The live learning schedule is four 2 to 2.5 hour sessions over a two week period. Delegates will be sent a link for open learning modules that need to be completed in advance of the four sessions
All delegates will be qualified mental health first aiders following the four online sessions and will receive a certificate from MHFA England.

6th/9th/13th and 16th July plus pre-course work and independent learning before each session @ 14:15 - 17:00 each day

Suitable for all members, £225 member rate 

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Welcome to the HBAA 

New member welcome meeting

08 July @15:00 - 15:30

For new members


Mental Health Awareness

This is an introductory four-hour session to provide an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. You’ll gain a basic knowledge of common mental health issues, learn how to start a conversation around mental health and some strategies for looking after your own mental health and well-being.

• What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
• A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
• An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
• Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

14 July @ 09:00 - 13:00

Suitable for all members, £53.10 member rate

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Annual Forum: Brave New World

15 July @ 10:30 - 18:00

All members

Venue: Wyboston Lakes Resort

In-person event, further details to follow


Round the World: Dining & Social Event

15 July @ 19:30 - Midnight

All members

Venue: Wyboston Lakes Resort

In-person event, further details to follow


HBAA Charity Golf Day

16 July

All members

Venue: Wyboston Lakes Resort

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Build Relationships and Traction on LinkedIn: The 5 day challenge

 If you want to do business with someone, LinkedIn is where they hang out. We take you through everything you need to know to build strong and lucrative relationships with the right prospects, whilst growing your traction and viability within the event and hospitality industry.

19 - 23 July

Suitable for Business Owners, Sales and Marketing teams, £35 member rate

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Welcome Back to Sales!

Are you nervous about going back in to the 2021 hotel & event industry? Do you know you can do the job well, but you need to understand what has changed over the last year?

29 July @ 09:00 - 11:30

Suitable for Sales and Marketing teams and team members within hotels, £38, with group discount of £28 for teams of 5 or more

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August 


Venue Engagement meeting

5 August @14:00 - 16:00 

Venue members only

Virtual meeting, further details to follow


2021 Annual Hotel Data Conference (Hybrid)

Held in Nashville (USA) & Online

11 - 13 August

Suitable for all members, £53.10 member rate, early bird discount available until 30 April

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Welcome to the HBAA 

New member welcome meeting

12 August @15:00 - 15:30

For new members


September


Welcome to the HBAA 

New member welcome meeting

09 September @15:00 - 15:30

For new members


State of the Nation

16 September @12:00 - 14:30 

Invited Members  

Face-to-face meeting, further details to follow


The Meetings Show

30 September - 1 October


October


Board Meeting 

7 October @ 13:00 

Board members only

Face-to-face meeting, further details to follow


Agency Engagement Meeting 

8 October  

Agency members only

Face-to-face meeting, further details to follow


Venue Engagement meeting

14 October @14:00 - 16:00 

Venue members only

Virtual meeting, further details to follow


December


Board Meeting 

W.C. 6 December @ 12:00 - 14:30

Board members only

Face-to-face meeting, further details to follow


Finding digital balance: how to create healthy digital habits which give you more time each day for the things which matter

Creating a balanced approach to digital usage, including a balanced social media usage. The audience is primarily people who have been on long term furlough and are looking at how to shift their routines and adapt to the return to work and change some of the habits which have been adopted during furlough to create the conditions to make the return to work feel easier and more natural.

Suitable for all members, £35 member rate

Further details to follow


Lessons learnt from a crisis – within PR

Suitable for all members

Further details to follow


Importance of media training

Suitable for all members

Further details to follow


Planning for eventualities –within PR

Suitable for all members

Further details to follow


2022


January


Kick-Off and Annual Dinner 

14 January

All Members 

Face-to-face meeting, further details to follow