Find out moreMaster Innholders: Developing Additional Skills
NEW! MIDAS Series 3 is now open for registration - visit the Masterclasses tab.
Open to anyone seeking to develop their career and skillset within the ever-evolving hotel industry, the MIDAS hub provides free networking opportunities and educational content for young professionals.
A programme of monthly themed events and activities has been devised by the Master Innholders to provide professionals with knowledge and key skillsets needed within hotel roles, including resilience, operations management and personal effectiveness.
Each month professionals will have access to a virtual networking event, masterclass webinar held relating to the topic of the month, on-demand video content and a podcast interview with industry peers.
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We are delighted to have launched our all-new educational podcast exploring the careers of amazing hotel professionals. Hosted by Ewen Thomas and Chris Tod, each episode covers a topical educational subject relevant to the industry today as part of the MIDAS programme.
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As part of the MIDAS programme we have also launched a dedicated series of ‘how-to’ videos to provide practical help to those in the industry. Linking to the most relevant themes each month, these videos will offer an alternative insight into a variety of topics and can be watched and digested at one's leisure as they complement our event programme.
Staying Financially Fit - In episode 1 we were joined by Hospitality Action who shared with us their 7 steps for staying financially fit during COVID-19. Here we discuss ideas and inspiration for those within the industry who may be seeking further financial support as a result of redundancy or reductions in income.
The SCARF Model Explained - In episode 2 we provide a run through of the SCARF model by David Rock, how it applies to the Hotel Industry in 2021 and some tips on how to use the model to improve your resilience.
PERFORMANCE Lessons by the MASTER INNHOLDERS - In episode 4 you will hear from some of the UK's leading hotel professionals about all things performance. Including how they perform and their best, how they help their teams do the same and their top tips for reopening.
Utilising LINKEDIN for BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - Episode 5 hears from Kate Plowright, Founder of Selling Savvy who shares some lesser known LinkedIn tools and strategies for utilising LinkedIn for business development.
Using a FISHBONE DIAGRAM - Solving problems quickly to make things more efficient is a great way of improving performance as well as just making life easier. In this video we walk you through a simple model for diagnosing the causes of tricky problems that are making your life difficult.Watch our videos now
MIDAS Series 3 - Festival 4 Finance
Launch event with guest speakers to discuss the importance of knowing your numbers! Introduction to the arena4finance online resources for improving your hospitality financial knowledge.
In this session we will focus on the top line and consider the role of past, present and future data for preparing revenue forecasts in an ever-changing market environment. Our speakers will share their experience and provide you with tips for preparing your next revenue forecast.
In this session we will focus on one of the largest and fastest changing costs in the profit and loss account – the cost of food and beverage. Our expert speakers will discuss how to manage your F&B costs to maintain both profitability but also customer satisfaction.
In this session our experts will discuss the impact of increasing energy costs on the profitability of the business and share their thoughts on how to manage this cost for the future.
MIDAS Series 2
Join us at 4pm for our return and a brand new Career Development Webinar. Get hints and tips for how to build your hospitality career successfully and plan for 2022 to be your best year yet.
Join us at 4pm for a lively and informative panel discussion exploring how to find a mentor and also to get the most from a mentoring relationship.
MIDAS Series 1
Watch our 'Money Matters' masterclass with Debra Adams from Arena4finance and learn about cashflow, profit and loss as well as some of Debra's ideas to help you and your hospitality business in the COVID era and beyond.
Catch up on our Personal Resilience and Wellbeing Masterclass by Jules Murray from Spider on the Wall. In it, Jules discusses what resilience is and her 6 keys to developing yours.
Catch up on our Motivation Masterclass run by the fabulous Mary Jane Flanagan of mjinspire. Covering some basic motivational concepts, how to apply them and some other hints and tips for rediscovering your mojo.
In this MIDAS Masterclass Dr. Katherine Bond and Dr Jonathan Males from Mezzana Partners share their experience of working with teams and leaders in Olympic sport and global businesses - who have successfully managed and delivered, sustainably, under pressure.
During this masterclass, Kate from Selling Savvy runs us through the 7 steps of consultative selling and why it's such as affective tool.
Hoteliers will be inspired to think and act bolder, braver and better at the next Master Innholders’ Hotel Leadership Conference, which returns as a live event in 2022.
The Master Innholders and professionals from across the hospitality industry have raised more than £41k for industry charity Hospitality Action after taking part in a sponsored 255km bike ride through the south east of England.
Six Master Innholders were among the winners celebrating success for themselves, their hotels and businesses at The Caterer’s 2021 Cateys last night.
City & Guilds Group has announced that the Master Innholders is one of the 46 organisations to be recognised by the 2021 Princess Royal Training Awards for its Aspiring Leaders Diploma training programme (MIALD).
The Institute of Hospitality has been shortlisted in the Excellence in Promoting Careers category of the 25th HR in Hospitality Awards.
The shortlist has been announced for the GM of the Future Award, developed in partnership with the Independent Hotel Show.
National Hospitality Day, championed by industry charity Hospitality Action and a taskforce of hospitality’s main trade associations, professional bodies, and charities, will be celebrated this year on 18 September.
The Institute of Hospitality, the leading international professional body for current and aspiring leaders and managers in the hospitality industry, has opened a new office in Central London.
The Institute of Hospitality is proud to announce the appointment of Kim Bailey as its new head of marketing, effective 9 August 2021.