The light that shines.

The light that shines.

All you need to know about beam

Built on best practice in business, and supported by the four pillars of Resilience, Innovation, Ethics and Quality.

beam represents the membership of today and allows for a wider community in the future with a greater voice, beam will take us into sustainable growth and longevity.

An introduction

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. 

Membership of beam is acknowledged as a hallmark of quality assurance throughout the meetings, events and travel industries.

beam’s values are built around our four pillars – resilience, innovation, ethics and quality.  We believe our heritage has provided the springboard for an exciting and ambitious strategy which has our members firmly at its heart.

As our industry continues to evolve, we are committed to our members in developing a brighter future together.

Within membership, we have agencies, hotels, serviced apartment and venue companies, including global hotel brands and independent properties.

Hotels and Venues

Who’s who at beam.

Who’s who at beam.

Our vision

  • To deliver value and quality to customers / clients.
  • To grow and expand the meetings, accommodation and events sector.
  • To allow every good* business in the sector to flourish.

Our mission

  • beam is all about focus.
  • beam is about shining a light on the industry.
  • beam is about being seen as a source of positivity and enlightenment when things aren’t so great.
  • beam is about standing out, being brave, being different; a new model for a new world. Because the world has just changed, forever; new leaders need to emerge to meet new global challenges.

More about us.

Our heritage

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

Chair’s message 2024

As our industry recovers, through becoming beam, we will support our members in developing a brighter future together.

Our code of practice

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

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