MIA: Business Growth Conference 2019

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Thursday, 11 July, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30

MIA: Business Growth Conference 2019


Motorsport Industry Association (MIA)


Racing Point F1™ Team, Silverstone
United Kingdom

Accelerate business growth at the heart of Motorsport Valley®

Now in its fifth year, the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) will deliver the annual Business Growth Conference. This prominent B2B event will take place at Racing Point F1™ Team’s Silverstone headquarters on Thursday 11th July 2019, the day before the British Grand Prix weekend, and will attract a national and international cross-sector audience of over 250 attendees.

The event will deliver a varied and interactive agenda, comprising a focused conference, vehicle and technology showcases, open forum and business networking. It will examine and discuss opportunities for business growth and success across both industrial and international boundaries.

Careful balance between conference proceedings and refreshment breaks will unlock plenty of free time for attendees to view superb examples of cutting-edge innovation and grow international networks with senior executives from a multitude of sectors.

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We have four hours dedicated to helping you make new business contacts and four hours for listening, learning and discussion.

You will make new links with decision-makers from industry-leading companies spanning motorsport, automotive, defence, aerospace, high performance engineering and beyond.

Who will you meet with?

Our analysis of the past 3 years, demonstrates that the conference will attract 46% Engineering Suppliers,11% Vehicle Constructors /OEM's/ Primes and 17% Motorsport Service Providers. 
The positions that these delegates hold within their companies are, 53% Director/ Department Head, 35% Manager/ Senior, 12% Operational.

Confirmed Speakers and Panellists include:

  • Catherine Bond Muir, Founder & CEO, W Series
  • Peter Digby, President, Xtrac
  • John Grant, Chairman, BRDC
  • Brian Gush, Director - Motorsport, Bentley Motors
  • Nick Henry, Professor, Coventry University
  • Mark Jenkins, Professor, Cranfield University
  • Anthony Murray, Chief Executive, McLaren Applied Technologies
  • Michael Resl, Director Motorsports, Marketing & Lead Development, AVL AT
  • Lesley Robinson, Chief Executive, British Marine
  • Steve Sapsford, Managing Director, SCE
  • Pat Symonds, Chief Technical Officer - Motorsport, Formula One Group
  • Otmar Szafnauer, Team Principal, Racing Point F1TM Team
  • Iain Wight, Business Development Director, Williams Advanced Engineering
  • David Woakes, Group Business Development Manager, Jonthan Lee Recruitment
  • Chris Aylett, Chief Executive, Motorsport Industry Association

Secure your place and book today!
Prices and packages*:

Delegate ticket
  Plinth display 
(incl. 1 delegate place) Technology or vehicle showcase 
(incl. 2 delegate places)
MIA Member £175 + VAT MIA Member £350 + VAT MIA Member £600 + VAT
Non-Member £290 + VAT Non-Member £585 + VAT Non - Member £995 + VAT

Partnership Packages:

  • If you would like to further enhance your company's presence at the Business Growth Conference, please contact julia.schumacher@the-mia.com for further information. 


  • Our A4 Business Growth Conference 2019 brochure will be distributed to all delegates on the day. Advertising opportunities are available in the brochure at the following rates:
    • Full page - £600 + VAT
    • Half page - £350 + VAT
    • Quarter page - £200 + VAT

Please see a copy of last year's Business Growth Conference brochure

If you are interested in booking an advert in the Business Growth Conference 2019 brochure, please contact the MIA Team.


For more information please contact Sharon Ford at sharon.ford@the-mia.com or Maddison Sreeves at maddison.sreeves@the-mia.com or call on 02476 692 600

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