beam (formerly known as HBAA) is recognised as the leading association for the business events, accommodation and meetings sector, representing business leaders and their companies in an industry which contributes over £70bn annually to the UK economy.
Membership of beam is acknowledged as a hallmark of quality assurance throughout the meetings, events and travel industries.
Acting as a collective voice for members, beam is a not-for-profit organisation which promotes best practice as well as educating, informing and championing positive change across the industry.
Our membership community includes agencies that specialise in procurement, creation, design, management and delivery of facilities and services for business events and accommodation both in the UK and internationally. Supplier members are primarily the hotels, venues and ancillary service providers which focus on the agency sales channel and their corporate clients. beam also partners with a range of sponsors to both complement and add value to our member base.