Advocacy

Join MMB and industry leaders in advocating for the value of face-to-face meetings. We know that great things happen when people come together, but we need your help making sure elected officials, business leaders and other decision makers do too.

 

How To Be A Meetings Advocate  

MMB works best when every aspect of our industry is represented and active. Here’s how you can get involved:

  • Spread the industry’s value message using MMB’s toolkit and resources
  • Use our advocacy tool to connect with your elected official about the industry’s value
  • Share your story about why meetings matter
  • Engage in the conversation online by using #MMBusiness and following us on Twitter @MeetingsMeanBiz
  • Get involved with Global Meetings Industry Day
  • Sign-up to receive MMB alerts
  • Encourage others to get involved
  • Leverage the power of face-to-face with elected officials by meeting with their offices

Advocacy Toolkit

These resources provide an infrastructure for advocacy efforts now and in the future. Included are policy principles, government survey research and new digital assets, designed for mass distribution to policymakers, elected officials, business leaders and others.

A handout with topline information from MMB’s 2015 Government Meetings Survey

A PowerPoint presentation on how to become an advocate for the meetings and travel industry

A visual representation of key findings from MMB’s Business Leaders Survey.

A visual representation of key findings from MMB’s Small Business Survey.

A look at what’s inside the toolkit and how the materials can be used

A PowerPoint presentation on the first North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID)

Sample copy for social media, e-blasts, e-newsletters and blog posts

A summary of what MMB stands for and why

A visual representation of key findings from MMB’s Government Meetings Survey

Host or participate in “Travel Talks, ” the U.S. Travel Association’s campaign to engage with elected officials face-to-face and advocate on behalf of the meetings and travel industry.

A handout with 15 quotes on how government employees perceive the value of face-to-face meetings and the impact of current meetings and travel restrictions

A handout with information and proof points on why government meetings matter

Advertisements used in our Worth Meeting About campaign proving the value of face-to-face meetings to legislative elections.

An infographic detailing the importance of in-person meetings to legislative elections.