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MESA Founder Forums 

At MESA we want to provide support from within the community to energise, champion each other and empathise for members' needs.  We run regular Founder Forums, focussing on current issues facing our Founders and CEO’s. 

Our first Founder Forum in May 2021 looked at ‘Corporate Culture’ and how the pandemic affected our Founders, running their companies and teams during a very difficult time. Our recent Founder Forum on 16th September focussed on The Shifting Landscape in Event Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions’.

Join our next Founder Forum on 9th December - How to motivate your teams and keep them focused on common goals.  You can find more information here about the event

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Non-members can also join a Founder Forum (once) before becoming a member.  Our members can invite Founder colleagues in the industry to attend.  If you are a Founder, CEO or director as a supplier to the meetings and events industry, and would like to hear more about our Founder Forums or MESA Membership, please contact Sandie

For more information about MESA Membership


Very interesting and open session.  Thank you! - Fredrik Hoel, EventEye, CEO & Founder, Norway

This was awesome. Thank you all for the invitation - Stephan Botha Founder & CEO, eventcloud, UK  

Very useful and informative, thank you all - Thomas Howie , COO, Evessio, UK


MESA Planner Forums & Event Organiser Education


We aim to reach new audiences and connections with meeting planners for our members through education (online and at events).  Our next Meeting Planner Forum is in January 2022. Register now if you are a planner in the meetings & events industry!  

You can also view more information here.


MESA Monthly Member Meetings (4M's)


Education for leaders and teams is core within the MESA community and our members are a key priority for this.  MESA runs monthly online events for member teams.  Previous calls focussed on the well-being and mental health of members working remotely, as well as finding new clients in an uncertain climate. MESA Monthly Member Meetings (4M's) take place on the last Wednesday of each month where possible.  Next 2021 dates:

Wednesday 24th November 1500 CET / 1400 GMT

Wednesday 15th December 1500 CET / 1400 GMT – General networking

View more details about call topics here






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