Shining a light on business events, accommodation and meetings industry.

Shining a light on business events, accommodation and meetings industry.

Featured events

Featured events

Dive into our exciting lineup of events, where you can connect with industry leaders, gain valuable insights, and grow your professional network. From exclusive networking galas to cutting-edge innovation summits, these events are designed to provide you with unparalleled opportunities to learn, collaborate, and elevate your business.

Industry announcements

beam is a name… not an acronym.

beam is a name… not an acronym.

Welcome to beam, one of the UK’s leading associations with its roots firmly based in business events, accommodation and meetings, and it shines a light on our industry.

Our association represents business leaders and their companies in an industry worth more than £70bn annually in the UK alone.

beam acts as a collective voice for our members and promotes best practice as well as educating, informing and championing positive change within the industry. 

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become a Member of beam.

become a Member of beam.


Membership options

When you take advantage of these opportunities, both you and your business can benefit.

Events & training

Through becoming beam, we will support our members in developing a brighter future together.

Member tools & resources

We are proud to represent the interests of over 70 agencies and almost 150 hotel, venue and serviced apartment organisations.

Some insights from a few involved members.

Some insights from a few involved members.

Danny Yates, Clermont Hotel Group

“An association that brings together the best people in our industry to discuss and work through topics relevant to both venue and agency members. Always moving forward beam offers an excellent opportunity to build new relationships and cement existing ones in an informative and fun environment.”

Alyson Bateman, Park Regis Birmingham

“Being a member of beam offers numerous benefits, from networking opportunities and building relationships with industry peers to engaging with a supportive community of like-minded professionals. Additionally, the professional development provided through various training and events throughout the year allows you to learn from industry leaders, enhance your skills, and stay updated with the latest trends and best practices.”

Michael Matthews, Hilton Bournemouth

“I love being a member of beam as it allows you to interact, engage and participate in fantastic events and get to meet agents you wouldn’t normally see on a weekly or monthly basis. It is also made up of a board that is warm, kind, friendly and extremely helpful when trying to navigate the world of the hospitality industry.”

Featured Members.

Amplify your impact with beam partnerships & sponsorships

Partnering with beam provides access to a dynamic network, opportunities to develop relationships and acquire new customers, and a platform to showcase your brand. Our partnership levels — Gold, Silver, and Bronze — offer unique benefits to maximise your business prospects. For details on upcoming events and partnership opportunities, contact our Membership Services Team.

Driving change for a sustainable future

beam, is committed to empowering our members as they strive towards a sustainable future. We support, share and align with the government’s ambitious goals for carbon neutrality and net-zero emissions. 

Together, we are developing and driving innovative strategies to navigate this complex yet crucial area, embracing a culture of sustainability and positive change within our industry.

Member News

Convene expands UK leadership team to  oversee growing portfolio of brands
Global Hospitality Company Names Daryl Jones as VP of UK Operations and Jane Hague as Director of UK Sales
Wyboston Lakes Resort wins Silver for Sustainability in Conference & Events Awards
Wyboston Lakes Resort has again been recognised among the most sustainable venues in the country.
BMA House introduces “History of BMA House Tour” to elevate event engagement
In an innovative move to enhance event experiences, BMA House has unveiled the "History of BMA House Tour."
Destination Emirates Old Trafford’s Zoe Arnold Wins Rising Star Award
Destination Emirates Old Trafford has announced that Zoe Arnold, Business Development Manager, has been honoured with the Rising Star award from the WLA (Women Leaders Association), a leadership development consultancy that focuses on female leaders.
Birmingham Student Patrick Mezzano Awarded Life-Changing Scholarship From Millennium Point
Patrick Mezzano from Ward End has been chosen as the lucky recipient of the 2024 Millennium Point Scholarship.
Twickenham Stadium Announces renovation of Grand Slam Events Space
Twickenham Stadium, the Home of England Rugby and one of London’s premier conference and event venues, is excited to announce a significant renovation of its iconic Grand Slam room. 

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