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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom on the MIA

“The MIA provides its members with a long term strategic view, thereby creating initiatives that strengthen the industry. This helps counter the effects of typical customer demand, which is all about the short term focus and delivery.”
Rt Hon the Lord Astor of Hever PC DL, MIA Honorary President

“The MIA “Open Doors” for SPAL UK, being extremely pro-active within the Automotive, Aerospace, Marine and Defence. MIA have given SPAL UK a “Fast-Track” approach to capitalise on the manufacturing growth we currently enjoy today."
Kevin Aldrich, OEM Business Development Manager – SPAL UK

“The MIA has become a force to be reckoned with and is now, without question, the voice of the UK motorsport industry. Its influence with Governments and motorsport bodies worldwide is unique”
David Richards, CBE, Prodrive

“Politicians are always keen to gain knowledge of specific industries. The events organised by the MIA ensure Westminster is kept informed of the developments and importance of the developments and importance of the vital motorsport industry.”
Richard Burden MP, Chairman, Parliamentary All-Party Motor Group

"Overall the MIA Business Development Visit to Indianapolis, was exceptionally educational and has given us a good platform to begin building strong business relationships. 
Scott Flower, Global Product Manager, Harwin 

"The UK has a great strength in motorsport and high performance engineering. At JLR, we are determined to realise the potential this offers for driving technological innovation in our products. The showcase at Gaydon was a big step in the overall "Motorsport to Automotive" journey." 
Tony Harper, Head of Research - Jaguar Land Rover

"The mission was well organised and thought through. It enable me to have access I would not have had through other methods, into relevant and senior representatives of companies on my target list."
George Lendrum, Business Development Manager, Williams Advanced Engineering