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Global Meetings Industry Day

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Find A GMID Event

Global Meetings Industry Day 2018 Events

Cape Town, South Africa

GSO MEA - SSA Team (Cape Town)

10:00:00 AM

Brunch event hosted in conjunction with SITE Southern Africa and invitees and attendees include corporate meetings buyers, meeting planners, operators, professional conference organizers and select industry suppliers.

https://mgscloud.marriott.com/common/sales-mktg-and-rev-mgmt/global-sales-team/global-sales-organization/gso-mea.html

Dockrail Road, Foreshore, Cape Town 8001 South Africa

Marriott International

11:00:00 AM

The impact of the meetings industry on our people and economy?

marriott.com

Johannesburg, South Africa

GSO MEA - SSA Team (Johannesburg)

10:00:00 AM

Brunch event hosted in conjunction with SITE Southern Africa and invitees and attendees include corporate meetings buyers, meeting planners, operators, professional conference organizers and select industry suppliers.

https://mgscloud.marriott.com/common/sales-mktg-and-rev-mgmt/global-sales-team/global-sales-organization/gso-mea.html

Mahikeng, North West Province

Hotel

10:00:00 AM

The Protea Hotels by Marriott Mahikeng, Klerksdorp and Rustenburg will co-host a provincial event for all government and MICE clients to grow our MICE business for all 3 hotels

marriott.com/ntypr

Melrose Precint, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa

Marriott International

11:00:00 AM

Providing a oversight to the key impact the meetings industry have on people and the economy.

marriott.com

Mulungushi International.Conference Centre, Lusaka. Zambia

ConfEX ZAMBIA

3:00:00 PM

A multi stakeholder meeting to map the way forward for the local Meetings Industry. Currently, we are only getting approximately 5% of the regional MICE traffic, a lot more can be done.

www.confexzambia.com

Nairobi, Kenya

Zuri Events

11:00:00 AM

The MICE Summit Pre Launch will provide a platform for stakeholders in the Business Events & Meetings industry to review the trends and opportunities in the fast growing Events Industry in Africa.

The event comes as a Pre Launch for the annual MICE Summit that takes place in Nairobi on 11-13th September 2019.

www.globalMICEsummit.com

Bangkok

Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA)

2:00:00 PM

Business Event in Thailand Starts here.

www.tica.or.th

Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA)

2:00:00 PM

Business Event in Thailand starts here.

www.tica.or.th

Beijing, China

Marriott International 

14:00 - 16:00

Tailormade Gym Program with about 30 meeting industry clients together. A Health knowledge seminar will be conducted as opening speech, following by gym program.

Beijing, China

Marriott International

10:00-11:30

Sales visit conducted by GSO Account Directors/Managers with Area team or DOSMICE from the property hotels to seal the deal. Take photo with ‘pops’ such as #GMID19’ Beijing, China; prepare cup cake with GMID & MI logos; Use the #GMID19 hashtag in the social media posts

Chengdu, China

Marriott International 

9 AM - 12 PM 

20 customers + 3 GSO Chengdu + 11 Chengdu hotel cluster Sales Rep will participate. Take photo with ‘pops’, prepare lunch box with GMID & MI logos; Use the GMID hashtag in the social media posts.

Chiba, Japan

Chiba Convention Bureau

11:00:00 AM

Network Event among business event stakeholders in Chiba Japan.

https://www.ccb.or.jp/mice/e/

Dubai, UAE

Marriott International Middle East & Africa Region

8:00:00 AM

A breakfast event with top group planners from corporate and intermediaries to Thank them for their passion to deliver the true purpose of meetings in collaboration with Marriott International.

www.marriott.com

Dubai, UAE

GSO MEA UAE Corporate Team

9:00:00 AM

Breakfast event at La Ville's restaurant, Courtyard for 75 clients

https://mgscloud.marriott.com/common/sales-mktg-and-rev-mgmt/global-sales-team/global-sales-organization/gso-mea.html

Guangzhou, China

Marriott International

PM

Afternoon tea session with 20 MICE intermediaries to get together to have a communication and celebration on GMID day.

 

Hangzhou, China

Marriott International

Through Geely Business Travel to invite all Geely subsidiary relative contact person come to JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou for an education section, do the Marriott International presentation, also invited all Hangzhou cluster hotel sales to join this event, do the hotel introduction as well. Customers could share their special requirements and opinions as well, serve with coffee break with MI Logo and use GMID hashtag in the social media posts.

Hong Kong

Marriott International

Time TBD

Joint sales call with MILUX team to a major TMC, most probably BCD Travel to cheer up their MICE team and create photo moments.   

Jakarta, Indonesia

The Westin Jakarta

3:00:00 PM

The Event will be participated by 30 hotels from Bali and Jakarta. The target will be 150 MICE decision makers for a B2B Event followed by networking cocktails.

westinjakarta.com

Nanjing, China

Marriott International

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sales visit conducted by GSO Nanjing with Area team or DOS-MICE from the property hotels to seal the deal. Take photo with ‘pops’, prepare tea break with GMID & MI logos; Use GMID hashtag in the social media posts.

Shanghai, China

Marriott International

AM and Lunch

3 – 4 sessions to key MICE partners to do the education seminar – Lunch and learn for Meetings Excellence

https://meetings-excellence.marriott.com/home

 

 

Singapore

MICE Labs

4:00:00 PM

A series of 6 separate Labs conducted by MICE industry leaders in Singapore. A presentation regarding GMID preceding the Labs

www.marriott.com

Taipei, Taiwan

Marriott International

14:00

Face to face focus session with the top management and the planners of Chailease , the share the  experience of their challenge, their pain  & their happiness.

Tokyo, Japan

MPI Japan Chapter

7:00:00 PM

Short seminar by DMO Marunouchi introducing the area and what they can do as well as networking other chapters by zoom or any other tools.

https://www.mpijapan.com/index.html

Tokyo, Japan

MPI Japan Chapter

6:30:00 PM

Brief seminar of Marunouchi area in Tokyo, EMEC2018 report and networking.

https://www.mpijapan.com

Tokyo, Japan

Chiba Convention Bureau

11:00:00 AM

Chiba boasts excellent access and the best support in Japan as BisEvent Venue. Pls meet our member of "Team-Chiba" who are ready to welcome your event in Tokyo Bay Japan.

https://www.ccb.or.jp/mice/e/

Victoria, Australia

GSO Melbourne - Nick Berry & Team

5:00:00 PM

Mice forum for TOP 10 Group intermediaries & VIP Dinner

www.marriott.com

Auckland, NZ

Marriott International

5:30:00 PM

Networking and fun event around Golf and cocktails with our key intermediaries partners

www.marriott.com

Sydney Australia

Marriott International Inc, Global Sales Sydney

12:30:00 PM

Re-inforce the commercial and social importance of organising meetings, conferences, incentives and seminars. Discussion on key challenges and opportunites that are afforded from each market place. Introduce Marriott Bonvoy Rewards and explore the importance of loyalty in the group space.

www.marriott.com

St Petersburg, Russia

Marriott International

10:00:00 AM

Meeting with top-producers of the market and business breakfast.

 

Asturias, Spain

Avilés Club de Empresas, Oviedo Congresos and Club de Empresas de Turismo de Negocios

9:30:00 AM

A whole morning to talk face to face about collaboration in Meetings Industry, to learn and to celebrate together.

http://oviedocongresos.com/

www.asturiascongresos.com

http://www.avilesclubempresas.es/

Brussels, Belgium

MPI Belgian Chapter

6:00:00 PM

MPI Belgium Chapter invites its members to get together, each participant is welcome to bring a newcomer/professional of the event industry to enhance more networking opportunities

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/belgium/education-events/events

Brussels, Belgium

MPI Belgium

6:00:00 PM

Cocktail reception to celebrate the GMID and get to know fellow colleagues and MPI members.

https://events.bizzabo.com/214097

Catania, Italy

MPI Italy Chapter

5:30:00 PM

Training Session 'The New Trends in the Event Communication' by Miguel Neves;
Networking Cocktail with local meeting professionals
Live Streaming between Catania, Rome and Milan to connect with other Italian profs of the meeting industry

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/italia

Dublin , Ireland

TurnedSee

6:15:00 PM

In the latter years , the technology has massively influenced our industry. We will look at the latest trends and innovation that is now re shaping our industry, allows us to conduct more business and reach more people.

www.turnedsee.com

Kyiv, Ukraine

Marriott International, GSA

10:00:00 AM

Business Breakfast for top MICE accounts

www.marriott.com

Lisbon, Portugal

MICE agencies in Lisbon (BCD, Viajes el Corte Ingles, Geostar, Top Atlantico)

12:00:00 PM

A sales mission to Lisbon in which GSO Spain is accompanied by Marriott hotels from Barcelona, Madrid, Rome and Lisbon)

www.marriott.com

London

MILUX London

6:30:00 PM

Multi Segment Appreciation Annual Client Event

marriott.com

 

London, UK

HelmsBriscoe London & SE UK

11:00:00 AM

#IAMHB - Educational Team meeting, hosted by our Partner Hotel Hilton Bankside.

www.helmsbriscoe.com

Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv Convention Bureau

5:00:00 PM

On 4th of April we would like to present the measurement of the economic impact of the conference industry on the local economy of Lviv city. This is the first time Lviv city calculated it, so our expert will present the numbers on that day; which corresponds greatly to the topic and idea of the advocacy day of GMID.

http://www.lvivconvention.com.ua/en/

Madrid, Spain

MPI Iberian Chapter

8:00:00 PM

During a cocktail and party celebration of the GMID, we are giving the first awards to talented events professionals in Spain.

www.mpi-spain.org

Madrid, Spain

Marriott meeting with MT Global

9:30:00 AM

Breakfast with owners of MT Global - revision of 2018 results and focus on 2019 and brand awareness

www.marriott.com

Manchester, UK

Positive Impact

4:00:00 PM

A webinar from Positive Impact about how the events industry can work to achieve the UN's SDG's, speakers tbc

https://www.positiveimpactevents.com/

Milano MI, Italy

Federcongressi&eventi

5:00:00 PM

Training Session “La comunicazione negli eventi” by Olga Baratto,
Networking Cocktail with local meeting professionals
Live Streaming between Catania, Rome and Milan to connect with other Italian profs of the italian meeting industry

http://www.federcongressi.it/index.cfm/it/

Moscow, Russia

Marriott GSO Russia (Moscow office)

9:00:00 AM

Workshop with MICE, Corporate & Travel accounts

 

 

Napoli, Italia

Convention Bureau Napoli

9:30:00 AM

The MasterClass aims to sensitize and strengthen the personal and professional digital presence on the various online channels, in line with personal and professional objectives of professionals, who will learn some of the tools necessary to develop a marketing and commercial strategy through an active use of social networks .

www.cbnapoli.com

Paris, France

MPI France Swizerland & French Event Booster

7:00:00 PM

Share and reinvent the future of events!
Your are a startup and an actor for innovation in meetings and events, MPI France Switzerland & French Event Booster offer you to attend the FEBulous Night, the collaborative afterwork of the EventTech and to celebrate the Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID)

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/france-switzerland/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid-2019-france

St. Julian's STJ, Malta

Meeting Planners, DMCs & Corporate customers who are involved in the the meetings and events industry

8:00:00 AM

A networking event to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day.

www.westinmalta.com

Warsaw, 02-787, Poland

Vistula School of Hospitality

6:00:00 AM

Meetings with people, brands and products plus motivation are essential in expanding knowledge and building relations in business. Their quality, content and form impact the potential outcome of the discussed meetings.

www.vistulahospitality.edu.pl

 

Warszawa, Poland

Vistula University

6:00:00 PM

When the ordinary is extraordinary the world improves. The feminine is pushing humanity forward. We are witnessing historical moments in which women have, increasingly, an outstanding role. Anonymous or famous, whether they appear in the media or not, WOMEN ARE #EventProfs FUTURE.

https://www.facebook.com/2bvistula/

MPI GCC

Alberta economy and other updates

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/greater-calgary

American Express Meetings & Events

9:00:00 AM

Moments that Matter is a full day of activities encouraging our global team to celebrate personal moments that matter as well as moments that matter to customers, suppliers, and the industry at large.

http://www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/Meetings-events

Baton Rouge, LA

Visit Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Lodging Association, Baton Rouge Events Association and Sales & Marketing Executives

11:00:00 AM

A collaborative lunch meeting between Visit Baton Rouge, the Baton Rouge Lodging Association, Baton Rouge Events Association and Sales & Marketing Executives.

https://www.visitbatonrouge.com/tourism/meetings-mean-business/

Bethesda, Maryland

Marriott International

10:00:00 AM

Marriott International Government Affairs Debrief, Vibrant discussion on issues, trends and Meetings Mean Business.

www.marriott.com

Boston MA

PCMA NE and MPI NE

3:30:00 PM

Our event will have an Education Portion and a Networking Reception with Table Top Sponsors

https://newengland.pcma.org/event/gmid-2019-joint-program-w-mpi/

Palm Beach, FL

Discover The Palm Beaches

7:30:00 AM

Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day with Discover The Palm Beaches in partnership with the Palm Beach County Business Development Board, for breakfast from 8-9.30am at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Where meetings and events industry leaders showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities.

https://palmbeach.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=1534
www.thepalmbeaches.com

Pasadena, CA

Meeting Professionals International, Southern California Chapter

2:00:00 PM

Each year, GMID brings together leaders from across the event industry to showcase the impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive travel have on people, business and communities. Join MPI SoCal, SITE SoCal, PCMA and ILEA as we celebrate the importance of our industry's contribution to our local economy and community!

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/southern-california

"300 York St London ON N6B 1P8"

London Convention Centre

7:30:00 AM

A morning of learning and networking to celebrate GMID.

Londoncc.com/GMID2019

Albuquerque, NM

MPI New Mexico

8:00:00 AM

This year's event is partnering with Visit Albuquerque, Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association, the Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Albuquerque Convention Center to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! MPI-NM will offer great education sessions and exhibits and we will all join Visit Albuquerque for their quarterly luncheon and GMID celebration. This will result in a 300+ attendance and a fantastic opportunity for you to network with local suppliers, planners, managers and executives.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/new-mexico/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/hospitality-showcase-2019

Atlanta, GA

PCMA. MPI-GA, IAEE, GSAE

5:00:00 PM

Education + Social Networking/Responsibility

https://southeast.pcma.org/

Austin, TX

Meeting Planners International Texas Hill Country Chapter

3:00:00 PM

Twelve Texas Meeting and Events Industry Associations will come together to network and advocate for the Meetings & Events Industry. On Thursday, April 4th, GMID events will be held across the globe to demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies and communities.

https://gmidatx.org/

Boston, MA

MPI New England & PCMA New England

3:30:00 PM

The New England chapters of MPI and PCMA will host a joint education event as part of GMID. Join us to learn from Andy Lansing, President and Chief Executive Officer of Levy. Andy will give us his insights into the business and food world with application to the Meeting & Events Industry with “10 Things I’ve Been Thinking About Lately”, including how we can pull from successes in other industries and apply them to our own. We'll also be bringing back the popular "table top" exhibits which offer the opportunity to meet with and learn about the capabilities of our supplier partners.

http://www.cvent.com/events/10-things-i-ve-been-thinking-about-lately-inside-and-outside-of-the-meeting-event-industry-with-andy/event-summary-7976fe1cc2de4b0f87635006b4ddef53.aspx?fqp=true

Cancún, Mexico

Paradisus Cancún by Meliá

7:00:00 PM

Cocktail for Local DMC’s

Www.melia.com

Chicago, IL

MPI-CAC, ILEA, PCMA GMC, IAEE, SITE, NACE, CEC, EDPA, Association Forum

4:00:00 PM

Join MPI-CAC and other Chicagoland meetings and events industry associations for Industry Xchange 2019 at Alhambra Palace Restaurant for an afternoon education program. This will be followed by a networking and blow-out celebration, all on Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID)!

Industry Xchange is an event for all meeting and event planners – new and experienced! Gain new perspectives on key trends and issues facing the meetings industry today and what they mean for your business opportunities in 2019 and beyond.

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-cac-industry-xchange-2019/event-summary-dce60d66fc3d4887b466077a70e834a8.aspx

Costa Rica

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Cuba

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

TBD
Dallas, Texas

MPI DFW, PCMA Gulf States, SPIN DFW, NACE, AWP, IAEE,

4:00:00 PM

Education session followed by Reception - TBD

www.linkedin.com/company/gmid-north-texas

 

Domincan Republic

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Edmonton, AB, Canada

MPI, ILEA, CanSPEP, PCMA

7:00:00 AM

Breakfast event starting with an early networking reception, continuing with a delicious breakfast and special keynote speaker.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/greater-edmonton/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid

El Salvador

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Expo Santa Fe, Mexico City

COMIR

10:00:00 AM

COMIR is the Council that gathers the 12 Mexican Association of the Meeting Industry in Mexico. We will organize all together ONE big event for at least 500 people with the presence of the Federal Secretary of Tourism and the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico City, and the Press

https://www.facebook.com/comir.org/

 

 

Fredericton, Moncton & Halifax, NS and NB, Canada

Meetings & Conventions PEI

4:30:00 PM

We are heading to 3 cities in Atlantic Canada the Week of GMID. We are hosting networking receptions in each. We are on the road from April 1-4th (Last event is in Halifax). Starting Monday we will be pushing out GMID Focused short videos with Islanders tell you why meetings are important to PEI. Playing them all week then once an hour on Thursday.

www.meetinpei.com

Guatemala

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Guatemala City

Destination International, Meeting Professional International, Asociación Latinoamericana and Caribbean Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Guatemala Tourism Board and the Guatemala Conventions Bureau

12:45:00 PM

Organizations linked to the meetings industry seek to promote awareness and knowledge of the importance and relevance of the industry.
Host destinations with a vocation and commitment to develop successfully must know the industry and its importance.

www.guatemalacvb.com

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guatemala Conventions Bureau

12:15:00 PM

The presentation of the GMID will be held as part of the I National Meetings Industry Congress.

www.guatemalacvb.com

Halifax, Canada

Atlantic Canada Chapter

10:30:00 AM

Curated Networking followed by lunch and a guest speaker

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/atlantic-canada/education-events/upcoming-events

 

Halifax, NS

MPI Atlantic Canada Chapter

10:30:00 AM

We will have an hour and a half of structured networking at tables, followed by Ross Simmonds speaking about how social media is changing everything.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/atlantic-canada/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/celebrate-global-meeting-industry-day-with-mpi-atlantic

Halifax, NS

MPI Atlantic Canada Chapter

10:30:00 AM

We will have an hour and a half of structured networking at tables, followed by Ross Simmonds speaking about how social media is changing everything.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/atlantic-canada/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/celebrate-global-meeting-industry-day-with-mpi-atlantic

Honduras

 

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Houston, TX

Richland College - Hospitality, Exposition, Events & Meetings

11:00:00 AM

This is our 3rd year to bring Future Hospitality & Events Leaders with established Industry Professionals for a Luncheon and fundraiser.

https://www.facebook.com/HEEMScholarship/

International - Online

IAPCO - International Association of Professional Congress Organisers

10:00:00 AM

Following on from the fantastic IAPCO member engagement for GMID 2018. IAPCO will celebrate Global Meetings industry Day 2019, by publishing their Annual Survey results that show another surge in figures. IAPCO company members from all around the world will be engaging and celebrating the day by posting some of their own statistics, at 10am their time - these statistics really show Meetings Mean Business!

www.iapco.org

Kansas City, MO - April 3rd

Over 50 Sales Reps from North American CVBs/DMOs

4:00:00 PM

Destination Celebration is an evening networking event where sponsor hosts and planners mix and mingle in a casual and relaxed reception environment. Over 50 Destinations are represented under one roof giving planners an opportunity to network with sales reps from coast to coast. Prize drawings and raffles are also part of the fun!

www.mjmeetings.com

Lake Country, BC, Canada

MPI, ILEA, PCMA

11:00:00 AM

A celebration and recognition of the economic value of events and meetings to the Okanagan Region.

events.eply.com/2019GMIDOkanagan2874308

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority & Partners

3:30:00 PM

Join the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and leaders from across the Las Vegas meeting and convention industry in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day 2019. In honor of GMID, meetings and events professionals all around the world will come together to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and local economies. In Las Vegas, the meetings industry supports approximately 65,000 jobs with an economic impact of $9.8 billion. This signature GMID 2019 event will showcase the industry’s strength, in Las Vegas and beyond, as well as the tremendous value of face-to-face meetings. Attendees can expect to receive valuable insights from thought leaders in economic development and also key takeaways for developing compelling and engaging event programming.

www.vegasmeansbusiness.com

León, Guanajuato, México

Global Event Operadora de Eventos

9:00:00 AM

The most interesting event with the best content in Mexico to celebrate the GMID2019, leaders from across meetings industry in our country will come together to support Global Meetings Industry Day, you can not miss it.

www.gmidmexico.com.mx

London, ON

Tourism London & London Convention Centre

7:30:00 AM

Ontario's Minister of Transportation, Hon. Jeff Yurek, will open the meeting with an address discussing the importance of transportation to successful meetings followed by a panel discussion with representatives of various industry sectors, including Lynne Gale, CMM, Co-founder of Meetings Industry Day in 1996.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/meetings-connecting-community-tickets-54536715785

Mérida, Yuc., Mexico

PCMA MEXICO CHAPTER

7:00:00 PM

El gobierno de Yucatan reúne a los miembros de la Industria del Estado para celebrar juntos el GMID con un cocktail dedicado a PCMA MEXICO y la importancia de pertenecer a una Asociación.

mexico.pcma.org

Mexico

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Mexico City, Mexico

Consejo Mexicano de la Industria de Reuniones (COMIR)

9:30:00 AM

El Consejo Mexicano de la Industria de Reuniones (COMIR), organismo que integra y representa a las 12 asociaciones de la industria de reuniones en México, celebrará el “GMID México 2019” el día Jueves 04 de abril del presente año, de 09:30 a 14:00 hrs en el salón Jardín de eventos de Expo Santa Fe, ubicado en Av Sta Fe 270, Santa Fe, Ciudad de México.

http://www.comir.org.mx/
 

Mexico City, Mexico

Global Sales Organization Mexico, Marriott International

6:30:00 PM

Perform a mixology class in which each GMID 2019 invitee will prepare the Sangrita Maria, the hotel’s flagship cocktail.

www.marriott.com

TBD
Miami, FL

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

9:00:00 AM

TBD

MiamiandBeaches.com

Minneapolis, MN

Over 50 Sales Reps from North American CVBs/DMOs

4:00:00 PM
April 2

Destination Celebration is an evening networking event where sponsor hosts and planners mix and mingle in a casual and relaxed reception environment. Over 50 Destinations are represented under one roof giving planners an opportunity to network with sales reps from coast to coast. Prize drawings and raffles are also part of the fun!

www.mjmeetings.com

Montréal, QC, Canada

MPI Montréal / Québec

2:30:00 PM

An inquiry into sustainable leadership and the notions of power, authority and having influence. This presentation will help participants consolidate both their management and leadership roles and recognize how they can increase their credibility and visibility in their organization.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/montreal-quebec/education-evenements/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/journ%C3%A9e-mondiale-de-l-industire-(gmid)

Montréal, QC, Canada

MPI Montreal Quebec Chapter

2:30:00 PM

An inquiry into sustainable leadership and the notions of power, authority and having influence. This presentation will help participants consolidate both their management and leadership roles and recognize how they can increase their credibility and visibility in their organization.

Specific objectives:

Sustainability – a definition
The seven habits of a sustainable leader
Handling change - Four personality styles
The trust principle – your feasible tool

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/billets-gmid-2019-the-power-of-sustainable-leadership-47648805861

Nashville, TN

ILEA, MPI, NACE, TBTA and TNSAE

10:00:00 AM

Tennessee Global Meetings Industry Day 2019 is happening Thursday, April 4th in three Tennessee locations with the base of operations in Middle Tennessee at Tennessee Bankers Association. We plan to offer livestreaming to the West with a program hosted at Memphis Tourism and the East will host their program at Visit Knoxville. We are bringing Mark Galvin to kick off the program at 10am CST asking the question, How’s your ePresence?. After working on our outward-selves we will work on our giving-selves with a presentation from Cheryl Brehm, with End Slavery Tennessee and participate in a service project to benefit this great program fighting human trafficking in our state. Jesse Wayne Taylor will entertain us as we transition from service to a tasty lunch and feeding our inner-selves with a presentation by Kelly Treadway for The Balanced Event Professional: From Harried to Healthy. To top it off we will have a state-wide toast to our amazing industry. Make plans today to join us, from whatever part of the state you are in and celebrate GMID 2019 because Meetings Mean Business!

www.mpitn.org

New York, New York

I invite the local Associations to my Conference and Event Class at New York University. The students work on an industry oriented project prior.

2:30:00 PM

The objective is for the students to meet local Association members and learn their path to their current roles and industry involvement. I had an idea for my class to begin a 'pen-pal' communication inviting students studying hospitality in different schools to participate - TBD

Omaha, Nebraska

MPI

3:30:00 PM

MPI Heartland Chapter is looking forward to being a part of the Global Meetings Industry Day in partnership with Meetings Mean Business to help spread the word about what our industry does and celebrate the impact we have on every community. The event will be taking place at TD Ameritrade Park, home of the NCAA College World Series.

 

Ottawa, ON

MPI Ottawa

8:00:00 AM

Our morning will include Panel and Session discussions on how events can access a wider audience-delegates, sponsors and stakeholders, content and messaging now have a wider potential reach than ever before.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/ottawa/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid-ottawa

Ottawa, ON

MPI Ottawa Chapter

8:00:00 AM

MPI Ottawa offers a full morning program that addresses our connected world and the opportunities and challenges this presents while marketing and planning meetings and events in these increasingly global communities.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/ottawa/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid-ottawa

Panama

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Panama Central America

APPCE

9:00:00 AM

Celebrate de the Global Meeting Industry Day with The Panamanian Asociation of Meeting planners and affairs.

www.appce.org.pa

Panama City, Panama

GSO PANAMA

12:15:00 PM

Lunch Event with Intermediary Partners

www.marriott.com

Panama City, Panama

ASOCIACIÓN PANAMEÑA DE PROFESIONALES EN CONGRESOS EXHIBICIONES Y AFINES APPCE

10:00:00 AM

We are inviting members of the Panamanian Asociation of meeting planners to share important facts about the impact of meeting as a social and financial catalizer in our economy. // also press release and press conference.

www.appce.org.pa

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

PCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter and MPI Philadelphia Chapter

1:15:00 PM

PCMA PHL and MPI PHL will host GMID Philadelphia: Meaningful Hospitality, which will focus on the issues of homelessness and human trafficking. Speakers will discuss the background of these issues, how cities and governments manage them, the impact on the meetings industry, and how the meetings industry can help.

https://greaterphiladelphia.pcma.org/event/gmid-2019/

Pittsburgh, PA

MPI Pittsburgh

2:00:00 PM

Gather together with colleagues across different sectors and event industry leaders to learn about sustainability practices for your events and workplace.
Ted style talks followed by a moderated panel discussion, Q&A, tours of the DLCC and Networking.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/pittsburgh

Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Marriott International & Sheraton Porto Alegre

9:30:00 AM

Gather MICE clients for breakfast and debate how meeting means business at their own reality and exchange experiences and key learnings.

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbxsi-sheraton-porto-alegre-hotel/

Prince George, BC

City of Prince George, Tourism Prince George

4:00:00 PM

In celebration and acknowledgment of those who have chosen the City of Prince George as their meetings and conventions destination host city or provided services to those events. In particular, acknowledging local organizations and individuals for bringing their conference to the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre while contributing a significant economic impact to the local economy.

www.pgccc.ca

Puebla, Mexico

Convenciones Puebla

10:00:00 AM

TBD

Riverview, FL

MPITBA

9:00:00 AM

The MPI Tampa Bay Area Meetings Academy is an annual conference that includes a Hosted Buyer Program, Education sessions eligible for CMP credit, networking opportunities and more!

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/tampa-bay-area

San Diego Air & Space Museum

MPI San Diego Chapter

5:30:00 PM

Our GMID celebration is titled "Celebrate San Diego" and will be held at the San Diego Air and Space Museum. This year we will be honoring Margie Sitton, Senior Vice President of Sales at the San Diego Tourism Authority. Margie is committed to our meeting community by bringing meetings and events to America’s Finest City. This will be the first event of its kind for us and we are planning on spreading the word of the importance and economic impact of meetings and events to San Diego.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/san-diego/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/mpi-sd-global-meetings-industry-day

San Jose, Costa Rica

Marriott Hotels of Costa Rica & SITE Central America

8:30:00 AM

Networking event featuring educational sessions on topics of interest to the industry, while enjoying brunch. Hosted by Marriott Hotels of Costa Rica in partnership with SITE Central America.

www.marriott.com

San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Convention Bureau

6:30:00 PM

A day to celebrate, share and networking.

www.costaricacvb.com

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Buró de Convenciones de San Pedro Sula

6:30:00 AM

Como se ha desarrollado el rubro del MICE y las Oportunidades que genera

http://convencionessanpedrosula.com/

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Secretaria de Turismo de Honduras

7:00:00 PM

Empowering and Networking our key actors of the Meetings Industry

https://www.facebook.com/IHToficial/

San Salvador, El Salvador

CIFCO

11:00:00 AM

We will be sharing facts about the importance of the Meetings Industry, for all the staff of the convention center.

www.cifco.gob.sv

Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

TURENLACES DEL CARIBE, S.R.L. (COCAL MEMBER)

5:00:00 PM

17 local universities who have the hospitality career will come together and listen to a conference and celebrate the Meeting Means Business Day.

TURENLACES.COM

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel- 1550 Court Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Meetings Industry Council of Colorado

MIC will be hosting an educational panel discussion on the hospitality industry in Colorado followed by a networking reception

https://www.mic-colorado.org/

TIAA Bank Field (1 TIAA Bank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202)

MPI North Florida

11:00:00 AM

Join us on Thursday, April 4th from 11am-2pm at TIAA Bank Filed in Jacksonville, FL to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day with the MPI North Florida Chapter. On ​April ​4, ​2019, ​leaders ​from ​across ​the ​meetings ​and ​events ​industry ​will ​come ​together ​as ​one ​to ​support ​the ​annual ​Global ​Meetings ​Industry ​Day ​(GMID). ​ ​These ​events ​are ​being ​held ​across ​the ​globe ​to ​demonstrate ​the ​measurable ​impact ​that ​meetings ​have ​on ​businesses, ​economies ​and ​communities. ​We ​have ​some ​great ​speakers ​that ​will ​provide ​insight ​on ​industry ​trends ​and ​the ​future ​of ​meetings. ​We ​hope ​you ​to ​see ​you ​on ​April ​4th ​so ​you ​can ​see ​firsthand ​the ​industry's ​strength ​and ​help ​us ​celebrate ​the ​tremendous ​value ​of ​face-to-face ​meetings ​in ​our ​community! Register ​early, as this event ​will ​sell ​out!

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/north-florida/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/global-meetings-industry-day-2019

Toronto

MPI Toronto

8:00:00 AM

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) is an educational event exploring topics relevant to today’s meetings and events industry through keynote speakers and panel discussions. This event also features a networking portion for planners, suppliers and students.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/toronto/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/global-meetings-industry-day-toronto

Vancouver, BC

International Association of Speakers Bureaus

6:30:00 PM

This premiere event of the year is the largest gathering of speaker bureau, agency and speaker management professionals in the world. The annual convention provides members with unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and build relationships.

www.iasbweb.org/event/IASB2019

TBC
Vancouver, BC

MPI BC Chapter, ILEA and PCMA

11:30:00 AM

TBC

 

Vancouver, Canada

PCMA Canada West/ MPI BC/ ILEA Vancouver

11:00:00 AM

For GMID we dug deep into the purpose of our associations and this year we want to ask our members about what's important to them - what should MPI, ILEA & PCMA be advocating for on behalf of our members?

We're building a panel to address the group about the importance of face-to-face meetings, as well as talk about some big wins we've already made within the industry. Then we will open the subject up to our attendees, what's important to you? What we should be advocating for on your behalf?

Our panel will comprise of keep members from MPI, PCMA, ILEA & SITE as well as Janet and Katherine McCartney who have been producing the TED conferences for almost 2 decades.

https://canadawest.pcma.org/

Vernon, BC

PCMA Canada West/ MPI BC/ ILEA Vancouver

11:00:00 AM

For GMID we dug deep into the purpose of our associations and this year we want to ask our members about what's important to them - what should MPI, ILEA & PCMA be advocating for on behalf of our members?

We're building a panel to address the group about the importance of face-to-face meetings, as well as talk about some big wins we've already made within the industry. Then we will open the subject up to our attendees, what's important to you? What we should be advocating for on your behalf?

Our panel will comprise of keep members from MPI, PCMA, ILEA & SITE as well as Janet and Katherine McCartney who have been producing the TED conferences for almost 2 decades.

604 909 1286

Victoria, BC

MPI, ILEA, PCMA

10:45:00 AM

For this year’s GMID, a powerful panel will discuss the importance of face-to-face meetings and how the associations can advocate on behalf of their members.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/british-columbia/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid-2019

Washington, DC

PCMA-Capital Chapter and MPI-Potomac

9:00:00 AM

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the power that our industry has when passionate professionals come together to prove the value of face to face meetings. Join the PCMA Capital Chapter and MPI-Potomac for a day of advocacy, education, and networking as we learn to engage legislators, dive into hot topics, and support a worthy cause along the way. We are growing advocacy coast to coast and invite you along for the ride!

https://capital.pcma.org/

Alabama

Birmingham

Hilton Birmingham at UAB

11:30:00 AM

Lunch reception celebrating Birmingham’s meeting and event planning community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1615051401931813?sfns=mo

Huntsville

Huntsville Madison County CVB

7:00:00 AM

We are engaging our partners online and sharing information on Meetings in Huntsville Alabama.

huntsville.org

Arizona

Phoenix

Visit Phoenix

4:00:00 PM

Visit Phoenix invites its members and travel industry stakeholders to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) while we showcase the impact of meetings on our community.

https://www.visitphoenix.com/rsvp/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=1157

Scottsdale

HPN Global

9:00:00 AM

We are premiering live on Facebook a video mashup of our associates around the world talking about what the industry means to them!

https://www.facebook.com/events/303289417005445/

California

Costa Mesa

MPI Orange County Chapter

6:00:00 PM

On the eve of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), MPI Orange County Chapter is celebrating with our Spring Social & Annual Fundraiser Event. The program will feature an online silent auction and a Taste of MPIOC with more than a dozen restaurants and caterers serving up samples of their great dishes, at the fabulous TIME Nightclub at the Triangle!

http://www.cvent.com/d/56ql3j

Los Angeles

Northstar Travel Group, Destination CA

6:00:00 PM

In conjunction with the SITE, MPI and PCMA, all 150 Northstar attendees of Destination California will be supporting GMID at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles!

https://events.northstarmeetingsgroup.com/Destination_california#agenda

Sacramento

MPI Sacramento Sierra Nevada Chapter

1:30:00 PM

MPISSN celebrates GMID at our annual Trade Show and Education Luncheon. Planner and Supplier will meet face to face to network and learn the importance of meetings on our economy. Our luncheon features an educational talk on Waste Less, Feed More, A Planner and Supplier Guide to Food & Beverage Donation Planning.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/sacramento-sierra-nevada/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/tradeshow-education-global-meetings-industry-day!

San Francisco

2019 participating organizations: PCMA Northern CA Chapter (2018) MPI Northern CA Chapter (2018) ILEA Northern CA Chapter (2018) SPIN Northern CA Chapter (2018) IAEE Northern CA Chapter (2018) NACE Silicon Valley Chapter (2018) GMIC Northern CA Chapter (2018) HSMAI Northern CA Chapter (2018) Bay Area Business Travel Association (New for 2019)

4:00:00 PM

GMID brings together thousands of industry professionals
and third-party allies to host rallies, educational panels, networking sessions and more. In San Francisco,
GMID will be held at the iconic Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from
4:00pm-8:00pm in its Grand Ballroom. Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 100th year anniversary this May
2019, and Hilton San Francisco, as the city’s largest hospitality employer hosting thousands of meetings
and events each year, has embraced GMID as a partner in the hotel community for this event.

The late afternoon reception will be hosted by eleven (11) exceptional and leading hospitality associations
including the San Francisco Bay Area chapters of Professional Convention Management Association
(PCMA), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE),
International Live Events Association (ILEA), International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE),
National Association of Catering & Events (NACE), Green Meetings Industry Council (GMIC), Hospitality
Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) and Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN), in
addition to the Bay Area Business Travel Association (BABTA) a chapter of Global Business Travel
Association (GBTA), and Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA).

 

Connecticut

Darien

MPI WestField

9:30:00 AM

MEETNow2019: From Turbulence to Tranquility, will provide interactive sessions to get you on your road to tranquility. With a focus on productivity and well care for the meeting industry professional, this program is for anyone who needs more than 24 hours in a day. Learn to develop programming and utilize tools to reduce stress, save time and increase productivity for you and your meeting attendees.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/westfield

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

Marriott International

11:00:00 AM

Marriott International's Mid-Atlantic Area Sales team gathering for a photo to promote GMID 2019.

marriott.com

Florida

Fort Lauderdale

MPI South Florida

11:00:00 AM

This session uncovers how the brain reacts in different social situations like a meeting and impacts our attendees experience.

https://mpisfl.starchapter.com/meetinginfo.php?id=222&ts=1542142633

Lake Buena Vista

Learning Sciences International

7:30:00 AM

Whether you're a teacher working in the classroom, principal or dean leading a K-12 school or college, superintendent or curriculum officer, Building Expertise Educators Conference offers something for everyone.

The strategies, connections, and inspiration you'll gain will empower you and your team–and did we mention after a productive day of learning, you can unwind at the Disney theme parks?!

www.buildingexpertise.com

Miami

SITE Florida & Caribbean, SENFC, HSMAI, ILEA, FAME,NACE

3:30:00 PM

Join meeting industry professionals in So. Florida for a panel discussion on Technology in the Events Industry followed by a networking reception.

https://sitefloridacaribbean.org

Miami, FL

SITE Florida & Caribbean

3:30:00 PM

TBD

sitefloridacaribbean.org

Orlando

MPI, SITE, and PCMA

9:00:00 AM

Please join us for a day of networking and education. Our keynote speaker Brant Menswar will speak on Our ability to perform at the highest levels is critically impacted by what we allow to influence us. What our eyes see and our ears hear tells our minds what to believe. How do we control our influences in a powerful, positive way that allows us to overcome any obstacle we face? In this highly-engaging, Rock 'N' Roll fueled, interactive keynote, Brant explains the secrets and science of why engaging purpose has the most transformational impact on our personal and professional lives, making us truly UNBREAKABLE!

Breakout - Jane Scalleta - The presentation will lead the audience through a journey of sustainability awareness, how sustainability impacts the events industry, and how to build a roadmap to address your sustainability concerns and impact.

And a few more breakout speakers revolving around hot topics in the meetings industry.

https://mpiorlando.starchapter.com/meetinginfo.php?id=226&ts=1548101202

Orlando

PCMA Southeast, SITE Florida & Caribbean, and MPI Greater Orlando

9:00:00 AM

Our ability to perform at the highest levels is critically impacted by what we allow to influence us. What our eyes see and our ears hear tells our minds what to believe. How do we control our influences in a powerful, positive way that allows us to overcome any obstacle we face?

https://southeast.pcma.org/event/orlando-area-2019-global-meetings-industry-day/

Tallahassee

Visit Tallahassee

4:00:00 PM

Come join Leon County Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) as we celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day on April 4, 2019 highlighting the economic impact of meetings for our community.

http://www.visittallahassee.com

Georgia

Atlanta

PCMA Southeast, IAEE SE, GSAE, SITE Southeast, and MPI Georgia

3:30:00 PM

Join us Thursday, April 4, 2019 for our annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) celebration. Our event community is gathering for an afternoon of socializing, collaborating, and celebrating.

https://southeast.pcma.org/event/atlanta-area-2019-global-meetings-industry-day/

Illinois

Bloomington

Indiana University School of Public Health

10:00:00 AM

We will be having meeting industry professionals from the Bloomington area getting together for an hour and a half for a breakfast event and panel discussion.

http://www.publichealth.indiana.edu/

Chicago

Hyatt Hotels and American Airlines

8:30:00 AM

Hyatt and American Airlines are coming together to host the first-ever Hyatt Hotels / American Airlines Customer Summit. During this event, attendees will learn more about how Hyatt Hotels and American Airlines are working behind the scenes to deliver a more seamless, end-to-end travel experience across both the air and hotel space for frequent travelers. (By invitation-only)

www.hyatt.com

Indiana

West Lafayette

Purdue University - Hospitality and Tourism Management

3:00:00 PM

Class focusing on partnerships in meeting industry with special guest, Jo Wade, from Visit Lafayette, Indiana

https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/htm/

Iowa

Ankeny

MPI Heartland Chapter - Des Moines

3:30:00 PM

Come celebrate with MPI members and the future generation of the meetings industry! Sip local beverages and sample food from a variety of caterers, mingle with event industry professionals.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/heartland/education-events/events

Louisiana

New Orleans

New Orleans & Company

11:00:00 AM

The New Orleans' meetings, events and hospitality industry will be joined by the Governor and Lt. Gov to highlight the power of tourism in Louisiana.

www.neworleans.com/gmid

Maryland

Baltimore

Marriott Hotels of Baltimore

11:00:00 AM

We host a pregame customer event comprised of Meeting and Event Planners to thank them for their business for our Baltimore Downtown Hotels.

 

College Park

Learning Sciences International

7:30:00 AM

Spend three days immersing yourself in the emerging trends and evidence-based research that are reshaping education and surround yourself with the colleagues and partners that support your success.

Pick up a new set of vital strategies to keep students highly engaged and invested in their own academic growth by unleashing the power of classroom formative assessment.

www.DylanWiliamCenter.com/conference

Massachusetts

Boston

PCMA New England

3:30:00 PM

Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day - A Joint MPINE & PCMA New England Education Event

On Thursday, April 4th the New England chapters of MPI and PCMA will host a joint education event as part of GMID.

https://newengland.pcma.org/event/gmid-2019-joint-program-w-mpi/

Newbury

Ember, LLC

7:30:00 AM

Join us between 7:30-9:30am on April 4th for breakfast on Ember. Mix and mingle with meetings professionals and enjoy breakfast at our favorite local spot by the ocean.

https://www.facebook.com/events/406662393223837/

Missouri

St. Louis

MPI St. Louis Area chapter

8:30:00 AM

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day, MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, Explore St. Louis and Maritz Travel are celebrating "What's New in the Lou?" Join us for a look at the new developments and redesigns taking place in the St. Louis community and how that will drive new business for the meetings and events industry. Get a sneak peek at the developments proposed for America's Center and CityFoundrySTL in addition to the expansion at Union Station and many other properties in the region.

www.mpistl.com

New Mexico

Albuquerque

Visit Albuquerque

11:30:00 AM

Visit Albuquerque welcomes leaders from across the meetings and events industry to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day and the importance of face-to-face meetings and events. Join us for this wonderful luncheon with guest speakers and a recognition of our 2019 class of Albuquerque Meeting Heroes.

https://addmi.com/e/global-meetings-industry-day-quarterly-LYD6zAL8-uUpLqFpckz

Albuquerque

MPI New Mexico Chapter

8:00:00 AM

In Partnership with Visit-Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Convention Center, The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association, we will celebrate GMID jointly with education sessions, exhibits and lunch.

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/new-mexico

New York

Glenville, NY

MPI Upstate New York

6:00:00 PM - 9:30:00 PM 

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) brings together leaders from across the meetings and events industry to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities. Meeting professionals across the world participate in the international day of advocacy, with more than 200 events held across 6 continents in 2019. MPI Upstate NY will celebrate GMID 2019 with an annual gala awards dinner at River Stone Manor in Glenville, NY. Many award nominations have been submitted and the nominees are listed below. Join fellow upstate NY meeting professionals when the winner for each award is announced on April 4th at the Gala!

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-upstate-ny-2nd-annual-global-meeting-industry-day-gala-2019/event-summary-daf7ddd8483847d48f910e7958b6740e.aspx?_ga=2.235661188.422168652.1549646336-1438721562.1549646336

New York

MPI Greater New York, PCMA New York & SITE Northeast

3:00:00 PM

Overview presented by Executive Director of ECPAT followed by a panel of our industry’s corporate leaders sharing stories of how they got involved, what their associates are doing, and how you can join the effort. We will also hear from a survivor. Full speaker panel will be announced shortly

https://www.mpiweb.org/chapters/greater-new-york/education-events/event/2019/04/04/mpi-global-calendar/gmid2019

North Carolina

Pittsboro

Pittsboro-Siler City CVB

10:00:00 AM

Providing candy and meeting time to collaborate and discuss our vendors and venues. Sharing resources, offering a list of services, and drawing for local gifts for meeting professionals who visit for F2F time.

https://visitpittsboro.com

Ohio

Cincinnati

PCMA POWER Chapter

4:00:00 PM

PCMA POWER Chapter invites you to our special gatherings and receptions celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and Meetings Mean Business.

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will shine a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities. Meeting professionals’ organizations, association chapters, corporations, destinations, partners and other supporters will hold events all around the world to support this international day of advocacy.

Join colleagues and friends for an afternoon celebrating our industry and network with colleagues. Registration is limited, so please register now and be sure to invite your friends and colleagues in the meetings industry!

https://power.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-events-2/

Cleveland

PCMA POWER Chapter

4:00:00 PM

PCMA POWER Chapter invites you to our special gatherings and receptions celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and Meetings Mean Business.

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will shine a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities. Meeting professionals’ organizations, association chapters, corporations, destinations, partners and other supporters will hold events all around the world to support this international day of advocacy.

Join colleagues and friends for an afternoon celebrating our industry and network with colleagues. Registration is limited, so please register now and be sure to invite your friends and colleagues in the meetings industry!

https://power.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-events-2/

Columbus

PCMA POWER Chapter

4:00:00 PM

PCMA POWER Chapter invites you to our special gatherings and receptions celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and Meetings Mean Business.

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will shine a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities. Meeting professionals’ organizations, association chapters, corporations, destinations, partners and other supporters will hold events all around the world to support this international day of advocacy.

Join colleagues and friends for an afternoon celebrating our industry and network with colleagues. Registration is limited, so please register now and be sure to invite your friends and colleagues in the meetings industry!

https://power.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-events-2/

Columbus

Columbus Airport Marriott

7:00:00 AM

Come tour our meeting spaces and meet with our meeting planners! Grab and cup of coffee and enjoy envisioning your next meeting with us.

www.marriott.com/cmham

Dublin

MPI Ohio, OSAE, PCMA & IAEE

4:00:00 PM

We will be hosting Happy Hours throughout the state to encourage networking and conversation within the meetings industry.

http://www.cvent.com/d/n6q2jx/4W

Reading

ILEA Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Cincinnati NACE Chapter and the Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau

5:00:00 PM

Meetings Mean Business. What we do matters. And we want to celebrate with you. Come out to join the ILEA Greater Cincinnati Chapter, along with our friends at both the Cincinnati NACE Chapter and the Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau. Let’s network, eat, drink and continue to build our amazing local event community.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ilea-cincinnati-april-event-global-meetings-industry-day-a-celebration-with-our-greater-cincinnati-tickets-59027405559

Oklahoma

Tulsa

Cox Business Convention Center

8:00:00 AM

Networking Roundtables, "State of Tulsa" by Deputy Mayor, "Naked Networking" keynote by Kari Maribal

https://coxcentertulsa.com/event/meetings-mean-business-in-tulsa/

Pennsylvania

Erie

PCMA Student Chapter -Mercyhurst University

12:00:00 PM

The student chapter of PCMA will be promoting the meetings industry during a Career Fair. They will have a chance to reach out and educate regarding the vastness, the economic impact and the deep rooted need for a vibrant meetings industry. They will also be handing out information sheets regarding our Events Management concentration withing the Hospitality Management Department.

https://www.mercyhurst.edu/academics/hospitality-management

Puerto Rico

San Juan

Discover Puerto Rico

10:30:00 AM

We will celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day and the Power of Puerto Rico with local entertainment, power-up smoothies and updates from Discover Puerto Rico on the impact of meetings around the globe and in our destination. We are inviting local industry partners and local media.

www.discoverpuertorico.com

Rhode Island

Providence

Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

12:00:00 PM

Our Annual Ambassador and GMID Luncheon will celebrate the intellectual capital of our area which helps attract meetings, conventions and sporting events.

www.goprovidence.com

Texas

Arlington

GMID North Texas

3:30:00 PM

Educational panel of representatives from IAEE & MPI (global level), American Airlines, Greater Texas Restaurant Assoc and The Texas Hotel Association, for an hour and a half, followed by a networking reception. All 10-12 area industry associations are invited and are collaborating on event.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/gmid-north-texas/?viewAsMember=true

Austin

MPI THCC is operating as Planner. 11 Other local organizations involved.

3:00:00 PM

Twelve Texas Meeting and Events Industry Associations will come together to network and advocate for the Meetings & Events Industry. On Thursday, April 4th, #GMID19 events will be held across the globe to demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies and communities.

www.gmidatx.org

Dallas

Los Cabos Tourism Board

5:30:00 PM

Los Cabos is the ideal destination to host meetings and events from around the world, we are inviting our clients in Dallas to discover the best of our destination.

https://industry.visitloscabos.travel/meetings-in-los-cabos/

Grapevine

Grapevine CVB and Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

12:00:00 PM

Lunch celebrating Meeting Industry Professionals, Local Officials and Economic Partners

www.gaylordtexan.com

Richardson

Richland College HEEM Program

11:00:00 AM

Join the Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management on the 17th year of hosting the HEEM Luncheon and Silent Auction with industry professionals.

This year the event is on the same day as Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), a day designated by the Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) and supported by the Events Industry Council (EIC) and industry organizations to showcase the economic impact that the meetings and events industry have on the local and global community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/361325577805674/

San Antonio

Visit San Antonio

Visit San Antonio will be participating in a social media photo campaign to highlight the importance of meetings to San Antonio. Specifically, we will be taking photos with meetings and meeting planners who are in San Antonio either for a meeting on April 4th, or who are in town for a site visit.

https://www.visitsanantonio.com/

Virginia

Richmond

MPI Virginia Chapter

11:00:00 AM

Celebrate GMID by learning about Hot Trends in Event Food & Beverage with Susan Hicklin, General Manager of Meriwether Godsey, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Memorable events have an overall look and feel, and when they come together with delicious food that is nutritious, easy to prepare, colorful, and works for all clients, your job as a meeting professional is easier!

https://mpivirginia.starchapter.com/meetinginfo.php?id=61&ts=1539971670

Washington

Seattle

Visit Seattle

10:00:00 AM

Seattle meeting industry leaders will gather for a proclamation by Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (Meetings Industry Day in Seattle) and a convention center construction milestone announcement and photo op. The Washington State Convention Center's additional facility broke ground last year and is expected to open in early 2022.

 

Argentina

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Oficina de Turismo - Alcaldia de Barranquilla

8:00:00 AM

Conocer el avance de Barranquilla en materia de eventos que potencian el turismo de calidad en la ciudad.

www.destino.barranquilla.gov.co

Bogota, Colombia

Colombia Global Sales Organization Office

7:00:00 PM

Will host a special activity for top accounts influencers in the MICE sector

 

Bogota, Colombia

MEET Mice & Events Education Training

11:00:00 AM

Educational content about meetings industry, information about Mpi and a BTL activity with the students and university community in Bogotá (100px).

www.meetlatam.co

Brazil

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Yoga Meeting Session

6:00:00 AM

Networking with clients

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/buesc-sheraton-buenos-aires-hotel...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sheraton Buenos Aires & Convention Center

6:00:00 PM

We're planning a Wellness Event with the main 50 meeting planners, with Yoga Class and Healthy Coffee Break with Detox Juices.

https://sheratonhotelconventioncenter.com-buenosaires.com/

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sheraton Buenos Aires & Convention Center

6:00:00 PM

We're planning a Wellness Event with the main 50 meeting planners, with Yoga Class and Healthy Coffee Break with Detox Juices.

https://sheratonhotelconventioncenter.com-buenosaires.com/

Buenos Aires, Argentina

AOCA Argentine Association of Professionals Organizers and suppliers for Exhibitions, Congresses, Events and Convention Bureaus

2:00:00 PM

The most important MICE Trade Show in Latin America

www.expoeventolatinoamerica.com

Buenos Aires, Argentina

AOCA Argentine Association of Professionals Organizers and suppliers for Exhibitions, Congresses, Events and Convention Bureaus

2:00:00 PM

The most important MICE Trade Show in Latin America

www.expoeventolatinoamerica.com

Cabo de Santo Agostinho, PE, Brazil

Sheraton Reserva do Paiva

7:00:00 PM

We will welcome the main local a welcome drink served at our Spa followed by a Chef´s table experience at one of our terraces.

www.sheratonreservadopaiva.com

Cartagena, Colombia

Centro de Convenciones Cartagena de Indias

8:00:00 AM

Press breakfast to communicate about the value of the meetings industry in general and the contribution of the convention center as an epicenter for meetings and events.

www.cccartagena.com

Chile

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Colombia

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Lima, Peru

Global Sales Office Perú

11:00:00 AM

Sales Calls to group accounts carrying Donnas with logo GMID and hand posters with # and frases related to GMID.

www.marriott.com

 

Lima, Peru

Cluster Marriott Peru & GSO Peru

6:30:00 PM

We will have the participation of TOP group intermediary accounts, where they can be part of an interactive sushi class so that they can learn about the experiences that Marriott offers for incentive groups. Likewise, the purpose of this event is to thank the closed groups for the company.

www.marriott.com

Peru

COCAL

10:00:00 AM

Each country will prepare an activity different in their countries, COCAL in its Annual Congress will take the picture of the leaders of the Latin America MICE Associations for the GMID day

www.cocal.org

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marriott Hotels in Rio de Janeiro and GSO Brazil

6:30:00 PM

Healthy Cocktail at the Presidential Suite of the JW Marriott Rio, with a nutritionist speaker talking about the benefits of healthy options for events.

www.marriott.com

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marriott Hotels in Rio de Janeiro and GSO Brazil

6:30:00 PM

Healthy Cocktail at the Presidential Suite of the JW Marriott Rio, with a nutritionist speaker talking about the benefits of healthy options for events.

www.marriott.com

Santiago, Chile

Marriott International

7:00:00 PM

We will present all Santiago properties offering to the main clients focused in meetings, groups and events. In addition, We will have a GMID presentation and one-one interaction with magician time, theater and Chilean folklore.

www.marriott.com

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São Paulo, Brazil

Marriott Brasil

www.marriott.com

Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

Marriott GSO Brazil and Marriott Hotels in Sao Paulo

9:00:00 AM

Breakfast for 30 customers at Presidential Suite – Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel in partnership with MPI Brazil Brazil to celebrate and discuss relevant topics in the segment.

Panel: “Concepts of Safety in Events”

Talk Show: “Meetings mean business”

www.marriott.com