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Recognitionfest 2018

American Express Meetings & Events

9 AM

A full day of employee recognition for their contributions to their customers and the industry!

Www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/Meetings-events

Be part of the bigger picture for GMID 2018

IAPCO - International Association of Professional Congress Organisers

10 AM

IAPCO (International Association of Professional Congress Organisers) will be publishing their Member Annual Survey for 2017 on GMID Day. IAPCO company members, from all around the world, will be supporting the survey results by uploading photos of their 2017 'milestone' moments to Twitter. These photos, at the end of the day will be compiled to form the GMID logo. Showing the 'Real results, real impact, all around the world.'

www.iapco.org

Alberta GMID Event

MPI GCC

Alberta economy and other updates

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

Moments That Matter

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

Leaders with strategic vision

Afeet Quintana Roo
9 AM

Conference by Dr. Georg Monir for all members of the Executive Female Association for Tourism Companies in Quintana Roo and generating awareness of GMID to all participating members as well as a press conference.

afeet.org

Celebrate the Value of Meetings
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/

Marriott International GMID Customer Event
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

GMID Event
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/

Breakfast with the Palm Beaches
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

GMID Southern California
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

MPI Spring Fundraiser
Phoenix, Arizona
Meetings Connecting Community
"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

MPI NENY GMID Gala 2018
Albany, NY

MPI Northeastern NY

6PM

Be part of the inaugural MPI NENY Gala! Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and recognizing meeting planner superstars from our region. Enjoy an evening of networking, good food and showing your support to those that have made the meeting industry all that it is.

Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-northeastern-new-york-gala-2018/event-summary-3c94b70dec394b3a8b2b4eb8d22fe639.aspx

Global Industry. Local Impact.
Alberta, Canada

MPI Greater Calgary Chapter

3 PM

Come join the conversation with our host, Dave Kelly, and a panel of local experts on the importance of the meetings industry and the power it has to drive positive business outcomes, build strong communities and create valuable personal connections.

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 0P3

http://mpi-gcc.org/meetinginfo.php?id=41&ts=1520290631

Global Industry, Local Impact
Alberta, TN

MPI Greater Calgary Chapter

3 PM

A panel of local experts will be discussing the importance of the meetings industry and the power it has to drive positive business outcomes, build strong communities and create valuable personal connections.

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 0M9

http://mpi-gcc.org/meetinginfo.php?id=41&ts=1520891690

2019 MPI-NM Hospitality Showcase
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

Visit Albuquerque Quarterly Meeting & Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration
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

Visit Albuquerque Quarterly Meeting
Albuquerque, NM

Visit Albuquerque

11:30 AM

As one of the largest private industries in the city, tourism is a bright spot for Albuquerque! We invite you to celebrate the success of the meetings and conventions industry in Albuquerque, and the vital role it plays as an economic engine for the city.

Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

VisitABQ.org/quarterly

2019 Hospitality Showcase
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

GMID Happy Hour
Albuquerque, NM

Meeting Professionals International, New Mexico Chapter
5 PM

Join MPI-NM at HQue, inside the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, for Happy Hour so that we can all come together and enjoy being part of the huge network of professionals in the meetings, events, hospitality and tourism industry on Global Meetings Industry Day.

HQue Bar 330 Tijeras Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

https://www.facebook.com/events/156023365073629/

Renaissance ClubSport GMID 2018
Aliso Viejo, CA

Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach
5 PM

Please join us for a business unusual evening.

50 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/snaav-renaissance-clubsport-aliso-viejo-laguna-beach-hotel/

MPIOC Annual Spring Social and GMID Celebration
Anaheim, CA

MPI Orange County Chapter (MPOC)

6 PM

MPIOC Celebrates Global Meeting Industry Day The Big Easy Way with a #GMID Eve “STROLL THROUGH NEW ORLEANS” at Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen.
Jazz It Up with MPI Orange County at Our Annual Spring Social and Fundraiser, “A Stroll Through New Orleans.”
Experience The Crescent City’s Dual Legacy of Food & Music with Live Entertainment and Fabulous Food, PLUS Casino Games, Great Networking Opportunities, and Our Famous SILENT AUCTION!

SAVE $15! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY MARCH 30TH.

GMID Eve — Wednesday April 11
6:00 PM Reception & Networking; Silent Auction Tables Open
7:00 PM Dinner & Entertainment
8:00 PM Silent Auction Tables Close
8:30 PM Silent Auction Winners Announced; Items Available for Pickup After Payment
9:00 PM Event Concludes

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen
1590 Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, California 92802
(714) 776-5200

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpioc-2018-spring-social/event-summary-15f1f68b471040adb466bebca23bc1e2.aspx

Global Meeting Industry Day - Des Moines Social
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

MPI-Wisconsin Chapter and HSMAI Education and GMID Celebration
Appleton, WI

Wisonsin MPI

12 PM

Join us for a special session with Laura Schwartz, Professional Speaker, Author of Eat, Drink & Succeed and Television Commentator. Following her presentation Laura will host an interactive panel of MPI and HSMAI members to discuss the industry trends and hot topics.

Radisson Paper Valley
Appleton, WI

http://mpiwi.org/2018-April

GMID North Texas Celebration
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

Atlanta Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

GMID Spring Training!
Atlanta, GA

PCMA SE, IAEE SE, MPI Ga, GSAE, SITE, SPIN

3:30 PM

The 2018 GMID Event will be an interactive event exploring the latest technology and industry trends. Come join industry friends to learn, engage and network together as a meeting community!

LIVE! at the BATTERY ATLANTA - 825 Battery Ave SE Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339

https://southeast.pcma.org/

GMID Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

PCMA. MPI-GA, IAEE, GSAE

5:00:00 PM

Education + Social Networking/Responsibility

https://southeast.pcma.org/

#GMID19
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

Experience Collaboration
Austin, TX

MPI-THCC, TSAE, ILEA, PCMA Gulf States Chapter, IAEE, HSMAI, AHLA, SPIN

3:30 PM

Please join us for a truly unforgettable event where 9 central TX meetings and events industry chapter associations will come together to network and advocate for the meetings and events industry. A lively panel discussion beginning at 3:30 p.m. where some of the brightest minds in the meetings and events industry will talk about the latest international industry trends, local impact of meetings and what you need to know now from four unique perspectives. A networking reception from 5-6:30 p.m. will follow.

Brazos Hall
204 4th Street
Austin, TX

www.GMIDATX.org

Global Meetings Industry Day Texas
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/

Professional Exchanges
Baja California Sur, Mexico

PCMA Mexico Chapter
9 AM

Professional Exchanges es un exitoso programa que PCMA MEXICO CHAPTER tiene 4 años llevando a cabo en diferentes destinos de México.

El objetivo de este programa es el facilitar el encuentro de Meeting Planeers y Corporativos Internacionales con Planners Nacionales para compartir sus “best practices “ y su amplia experiencia en mercados internacionales.

Formato Professional Exchange:

· Durante la sesión cada uno de los meeting planners deberá dar una presentación de entre 10 a 15 minutos de algún caso de éxito en sus eventos, relacionado con cualquier tema de la organización de los mismos. (Montajes, Menús, decoraciones, registro, etc) El objetivo es compartir casos de éxito para cada uno de ellos.

· Posterior a este Exchange se tendrá una sesión de preguntas y respuestas.

· Cerramos el evento con mesas de discusión y networking.

· Durante este evento se invitará a la industria local a participar en la sesión y al desayuno con los invitados. teniendo posibilidad de interactuar en los mismos.

Durante este evento se desarrollarán temas relevantes para reforzar "The Best Practices" como destino enfocado a la cadena de valores que engloba la Industria de Turismo de Reuniones en Los Cabos.

Programa del evento del Sábado 7 de Abril

9:00 a.m Recepción y desayuno de los asistentes
9:30 a.m Bienvenida por parte del Presidente de PCMA Chapter México
9:40 a.m Palabras del Fideicomiso de Turismo de Los Cabos
9:50 a.m Presentación de los ponentes
10:00 a.m Inicio de las presentaciones de los Meeting Planners
12:30 p.m Sesión de preguntas y respuestas
13:00 p.m Mesas de Trabajo
14:00 p.m Cierre

 

Carr. Transp. Km 18.4, Lomas del Tule, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico

Baltimore Orioles Opening Day and Global Meetings Industry Day
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.

 

The Impact of Small Meetings
Baltimore, MD

PCMA Chesapeake Chapter
11:30 AM

PCMA Chesapeake will focus on the impacts small meetings have on the Baltimore area as well as the national-international arenas.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, 1525 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

https://chesapeake.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day/

GMID Garden Party
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

Global Meeting Industry Day Breakfast
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/

Bloomington's First Annual GMID
Bloomington, IN

Bloomington's GMID Committee
5 PM

Our event is in the evening and will consist of a cocktail hour and a panel discussion with four local industry leaders.

Monroe Convention Center, 302 S College Ave., Bloomington IN 47403

https://www.facebook.com/GMIDbloomington/

Agrandecimiento en la Manana
Bogota, Colombia

Aloft Bogota Airport
10 AM

Se realizara una capacitacion y un acto de agradecimiento por tenernos en cuenta para los diferentes grupos que han hospedado en el hotel.

AGENCIA DE VIAJES PROMOTORA NEPTUNO - Cra. 7 Bis A #123-15, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

www.aloftbogotaairport.com

Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

Global Meetings Industry Day/10 Things I've Been Thinking About Lately... Inside and Outside of the Meeting & Event Industry, with Andy Lansing
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

PCMA New England Chapter, MPI New England Chapter
Boston, MA

GMID Education & Networking
4 PM

PCMA NE and MPI NE are partnering on an Educational and Networking GMID event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, with a focus on Event Security. The event will also include a Sponsorship Exhibit portion. 

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston MA 02210

https://newengland.pcma.org/event/gmid-education-networking/

Taking Care of Business in Kelowna
British Columbia, Canada

Delta Hotel by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort & Tourism Kelowna
8 AM

Global Meetings Industry Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate those that plan and deliver meetings in our city. Join us as we "Take Care of Business in Kelowna".

Delta Hotel by Marriott, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 9P3

www.tourismkelowna.com; www.marriott.com/ylwok

GMID 2018
British Columbia, Canada

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort + Tourism Kelowna
8 AM

A breakfast celebration for hotel stakeholders of tourism - our local clients and our attractions and offsite partners. Breakfast will be followed by exciting initiatives and updates from the CEO of Tourism, followed by Beth Hanishewski, a mind set motivational coach.

1310 Water St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9P3, Canada

www.marriot.com/ylwok

GMID Industry Breakfast
British Columbia, Canada

Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort & Tourism Kelowna
8 AM

Let's celebrate the Meetings Industry together! Join meeting professionals, industry members and planners for a delicious breakfast at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort.

Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna BC, V1Y9R3

www.marriott.com/YLWOK and www.tourismkelowna.com

Recognition Lunch for Meeting Planners
Buenos Aires, Argentina

GSO Argentina
12:30 PM

Street Food Lunch with 75 meeting planners to recognize their partnership.

Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center - San Martín 1225/1275, 1104 CABA, Argentina

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=260

International Association of Speakers Bureaus
Cambridge, MA

IASB Annual Convention: Welcome Reception
6:30 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. 

Royal Sonesta
40 Edwin Landing Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142 

http://www.iasbweb.org/event/IASB2018
https://www.facebook.com/IASBpage

Cocktail Contemporary Vibes
Cancún, Mexico

Paradisus Cancún by Meliá

7:00:00 PM

Cocktail for Local DMC’s

Www.melia.com

GMID - The Future of Meetings
Championsgate, FL

MPI Greater Orlando

10 AM

GMID not only serves the purpose of raising industry awareness around the importance of FACE-TO-FACE Meetings but, it’s also a day for our industry to come together as one voice.

Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate

http://mpiorlando.org/meetinginfo.php?id=203&ts=1521050381

2018 GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY CELEBRATION
Chapel Hill, NC

MPI Carolinas Chapter
5 PM

Join your industry peers and leaders April 12th from 5pm to 7pm for a casual evening of networking as we celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day. MPI Carolinas Chapter, Association Executives of North Carolina and International Live Events Association are partnering to showcase the value of meetings and travel.

The Siena Hotel Autograph Collection, 1505 East Franklin Street,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

http://mpi-cc.org/meetinginfo.php

Día Mundial de la Industria de Reuniones
Chiapas, Mexico

OCV Chiapas
11 AM

We will give presentations focused on the meetings industry.

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México

https://www.facebook.com/OCVChiapas/

Hyatt Hotels / American Airlines Customer Summit
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

The Unlimited Possibility of Meetings & Events | Celebrate Meetings. Celebrate Chicago. Celebrate You!
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

MPI-CAC Industry Xchange
Chicago, IL

MPI Chicago Area Chapter

4PM

Industry Xchange 2018 (IX), being held at Chicago’s new Wintrust Arena, is a collaboration of Chicago-based meeting & event industry organization chapters, with planning efforts led by Meeting Professionals International Chicago Area Chapter (MPI-CAC). Partnering organizations include Association Forum, Catering Executives Club of America, EDPA Midwest, IAEE Midwestern Chapter, ILEA Chicago Chapter, PCMA Greater Midwest Chapter and SITE Chicago. IX will be once again co-located with Choose Chicago’s Annual Meeting of membership, and all together, these organizations will come together to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) 2018.

http://chicagoindustryxchange.com

Día Mundial de la Industria de Reuniones
Chihuahua, Mexico

Clúster Turístico de Chihuahua, Asociación Mexicana de Hoteles y Moteles de Chihuahua A.C., Expo Chihuahua, Fideicomiso ¡Ah Chihuahua!, Chihuahua Buró de Convenciones
10 AM

Conferencia Magistral "Industria Global, Impacto Local" impartida por Miguel Harraca Presidente para Latinoamerica y el Caribe de las Oficinas de Convenciones y Visitantes seguida por el taller "Destinos Turísticos en Crisis".

Expo Chihuahua, Tecnológico y Escudero s/n, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, 31320

https://www.facebook.com/events/601056356901764/?active_tab=about

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

MPIOH Celebrates GMID - Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

MPIOH
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. If you are traveling, come join us at whatever location is close to you. Hope to see you there!

We Olive & Wine Bar
33 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

PCMA POWER Chapter Global Meetings Industry Day Columbus Reception
Cleveland, OH

PCMA POWER Chapter

4 PM

Join colleagues and friends for an afternoon celebrating our industry and network with colleagues, with a reception from 4-6pm.

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave. E.
Cleveland, OH 44113

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

MPIOH - Celebrates GMID - Cleveland
Cleveland, OH

MPIOH
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. If you are traveling, come join us at whatever location is close to you. Hope to see you there!

Tremont Taphouse
2572 Scranton Road
Cleveland, OH 44113

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Formative Assessment National Conference
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

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

Tour Thursday
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

Spring Social & Fundraiser / GMID Celebration
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

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

Visit Los Cabos
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/

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

 

Bubbles & Blooms
Dallas, TX

The Westin Dallas Downtown
11:30 AM

Prosecco/Champagne, lunch and Learning how to make your own Succulent Garden.

1201 Main Street, Dallas, Bluebonnet Ballroom

www.westindallasdowntown.com

GMID North Texas
Dallas, TX

GMID North Texas
4 PM

GMID North Texas is a collaborative coalition of organizations committed to the support and celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day. Join us on April 12 for a day of celebratory events. Registration is FREE but an RSVP is appreciated. Register here https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=327672&

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Richland College HEEM (Hospitality, Exhibitions & Event Management)
Scholarship Luncheon & Silent Auction (separate registration required)
https://heemrichland.squarespace.com/

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Rally at Dallas City Hall with Special Guests

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Networking Celebration
Parking and celebratory beverage sponsored by Aloft Dallas Downtown, 1033 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202

Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas TX 75201

https://www.facebook.com/events/2157555937806159/

Lunch, Learn & Laugh (April 11)
Dallas, TX

PCMA Gulf States

11 AM 

APRIL 11, 2018

Join us for a fun and interactive improv-based business skills workshop. Comedy at Work! Did you know the tenets of improv are useful tools in a professional environment? The concept of saying Yes! to ideas AND adding information to support those ideas helps organizations and individuals build a cohesive group mind dynamic they can carry with them throughout their professional and personal lives. In this session, you will be introduced to the ways improv can impact your business performance and learn techniques to that will help increase your value to your organization and improve your working relationships.

https://gulfstates.pcma.org/event/lunchlearnlaugh_april/

MEETNow!2019: From Turbulence to Tranquility
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

Meetings Industry Council of Colorado
Denver, CO

Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration
1 PM

The board of directors of all 13 organizations that make up the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado will come together at the Colorado State Capitol for a talk with an elected official, followed by a tour of the newly renovated Capitol, followed by a reception at the Sheraton Denver Downtown. The reception at the Sheraton will include a brief program about GMID and hopefully another talk from an elected official.

1550 Court Pl
Denver, CO 80202

Exile Brewing Company Brewery Tour
Des Moines, IA

MPI Heartland Chapter

5PM

CHEERS! Come celebrate Global Meeting Industry Day with MPI! Get a behind the scenes brewery tour + Think outside of the box for your next event location in one of the private event spaces at Exile Brewing Company.

http://www.cvent.com/d/ktqvbw

Iowa Hospitality Donation Network
Des Moines, IA

Conference Event Management
1 PM

A hospitality donation network to smooth out the process of giving back to the community and increasing corporate responsibility through donation of excess supplies and food from events.

West Des Moines and Surrounding

https://www.mycem.com/community-1

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

Global Meetings Industry Day Happy Hour
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

MPIOH Celebrates GMID
Dublin, OH

MPIOH, OSAE, & PCMA
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. Food and drinks sponsored by Experience Columbus!

PINS, 6558 Riverside Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Global Meetings Industry Day
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

MPI Greater Edmonton Chapter
Edmonton, Alberta

GMID 2018
8 AM

Speaker: Roger Haskett
Roger is an award-winning international keynote speaker who ignites positive transformational change in teams and individuals. He creates engagement through topics ranging from the power of play to stress management, performance excellence, and effective communication.

https://www.mpiedmonton.org/events/2018/4/12/global-meetings-industry-day

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

The Benefits of the Meetings Industry
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

GMID Mexico
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/

 

 

Designing Better Meetings, Delivering Better Results
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

Atlantic Road Show
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

MPI South Florida's 4th Annual GMID Program - Industry Straight Talk
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

MPI South Florida, in conjunction with Florida Association of Meetings & Events Professionals, Florida Festivals and Events Association, and NACE South Florida

9:30 AM

Join the South Florida Events Community in celebration of GMID, with spesial guest speaker's, Shawna Suckow - Inside the Industry: What's Really Going On Out There! and MPI's Chief Operations Officer Darren Temple. 2 - CMP CE's will be offered.

Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina
2301 SE 17th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

http://mpisfl.org/meetinginfo.php?id=204&ts=1521205922

WERQ Fitness Cardio Dance Class (4-4:55pm)
Glenview, IL

MeetingHealthy.com
4 PM

Come join other Meeting professionals for a fun, high energy cardio dance class set to pop, rock and hip hop. Organized by MeetingHealthy.com $10 for one hour class, fitness and fun!

Glenview Park Center 2400 Chestnut Drive, Glenview, IL 60025

www.meetinghealthy.com

GMID Gala
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

Global Meetings Industry Day Lunch 2019
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

MeetNow
Greenwich, CT

MPI WestField Chapter

9:30 AM

Checkers vs. Chess: Unlocking the Keys to Authentic Leadership
Futureproofing Your Career – Staying Relevant in the Age of Automation

Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 E Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, CT 06870

http://mpiwc.org/meetinginfo.php?id=92&ts=1521032806

The Meetings Industry as a Tool for Economic Development
Guadalajara, Mexico

The Culture and Communications Palace (PALCCO) Convention Center

10 AM

Presentation to students from different universities in Guadalajara (At least 5 institutions) from their academic programs in majors like Business Management, International Business, Marketing & Tourism. The event is expected to bring together over 5,000 students and will be hosted jointly by the Culture & Communications Palace (PALCCO) Convention Center, the Guadalajara Visitors and Conventions Bureau and the MPI Mexico Chapter. The event will be live streamed via Facebook.

www.palcco.com

Breakfast-Conference "Estudio sobre la derrama económica, Expo Guadalajara 2017"
Guadalajara, Mexico

Expo Guadalajara Convention Center
8:30 AM

Expo Guadalajara will gather the main drivers of the meetings industry, Organizers, Providers, Goverment and Universities. The Minister of tourism of the State of Jalisco and The President of Expo Guadalajara will offer a Conference about the economic impact of this industry in Guadalajara.

Expo Guadalajara, Avenida Mariano Otero 1499 Colonia Verde Valle, Guadalajara Jalisco ZP 44550

https://www.facebook.com/expo.guadalajara.1/

GMID Guanajuato México 2018
Guanajuato, Mexico

Global Event

9AM

The event will focus on innovation, sustainabiliy and challenges for the meetings industry. 

www.gmidmexico.com.mx

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

I Congreso Nacional de la Industria de Reuniones
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

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Conference
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

MPI Atlantic Canada celebrates GMID
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

 

Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day
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

Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day
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

RVA Champions Breakfast
Henrico, VA

Richmond Region Tourism

8 AM

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day, Richmond Region Tourism will be honoring local community members who have helped secure meetings and sporting events hosted in the Richmond Region. Local citizens will receive the RVA Champions Award to recognize their efforts in helping Richmond Region Tourism bring more than 200 meetings, conventions and tournaments to the region annually, generating an economic impact of over $115 million every year.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, VA 23228

https://www.visitrichmondva.com/partners/get-involved/rva-champions/

Jazz Brunch Event
Heredia, Costa Rica

Marriott Internationl
9:30 AM

This will be a networking event with 40-50 top groups&events contacts and the ambience will be a Brunch with live Jazz Music. Event to take place in Costa Rica / no GMID direct presence, the event will be host by Marriott only.
The idea is to have a Brunch with Jazz for top 20-30 Group Key Contacts

700 meters west from Bridgestone/Firestone, La Ribera de Belen, Heredia Province, Heredia, Costa Rica

http://www.marriott.com/

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

HEEM Scholarship Luncheon and GMID Celebration
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/

HEEM Luncheon & Silent Auction & GMID 3rd Annual GMID Celebration
Houston, TX

Richland College

11 AM

We piggyback a gathering of Industry Leaders from across all North Texas, from all Meetings and Events organizations to lead a discussion on the importance of our industry to our region.

Royal Oaks Country Club

https://heemrichland.squarespace.com/luncheon-silent-auction

GMID Social Media Push
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

Global Meets Industry Day Facebook Live Chat
Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Madison Country Convention & Visitors Bureau
10 AM

We've invited 2-3 meeting planners to discuss live on Facebook the ins and outs of planning a meeting along with the positive impacts from those meetings.

Von Braun Center 700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

https://www.facebook.com/HuntsvilleCVB/

Huntsville Global Meeting Industry Day Tweetchat
Huntsville, AL

Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau
2 PM

The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau will engage with various meeting planners, meeting venues, the city and chamber about what economic value a meeting has in our area.

500 Church Street NW, Suite One Huntsville, Alabama 35801

www.huntsville.org

MPI Indiana IMPRESS Awards
Indianapolis, IN

MPI Indiana

5 PM

Each year, the MPI Indiana Chapter recognizes chapter members and other outstanding contributions to the Indiana meetings industry with the Indiana Meeting Professionals Recognizing Excellence & Statewide Success (IMPRESS) Awards. Recipients are recognized for committment to the chapter and profession, impact, and demonstration of best practices.

211 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

https://www.mpi-in.org/impress_awards.php

IAPCO Celebrates GMID Day 2019!
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

Global Meetings Industry Day
Jacksonville, FL

MPI North Florida

11 AM

MPI North Florida celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day with a panel comprised of representatives from Visit Jacksonville, Visit Florida, Jacksonville City Council/Tourist Development Council, and Firehouse Subs. The panel will provide insight into the North Florida Meetings and Hospitality Industry and the economic impact it has on our community.

Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207

http://www.mpinf.org/global-meetings-industry-day-april-12th/

A collection of CVBs/DMOs across North America
Kansas City, MO

Destination Celebration Kansas City
4 PM (April 10)

Held on Tues, April 10th, Join us for an evening of social energy, food, drinks and prizes. Network with a collection of DMOs and hotel brands to support the Meetings Mean Business Coalition and Global Meetings Industry Day. 

The Gallery
61 E 14th St
Kansas City, MO 64105

www.mjmeetings.com

Destination Celebration Kansas City
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

Building Expertise Educators Conference
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

Advocating for the Meeting and Event Industry
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

Westin Irving Convention Center Las Colinas Topping Out Ceremony & Reception
Las Colinas, TX

Austin Contruction, Irving CVB, Garfield Public Private (owners) and our Hotel- Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel Las Colinas

1:30 PM

Key members of the City of Irving, along with Austin Construction, Irving CVB, ownership and the Westin Sales team will be celebrating the topping out of the hotel with clients signing the last beam that will be put in place. Followed by a reception hosted by the CVB, ownership and The Westin for clients, area sales, sales office managers and key members of the community putting items into a time capsule that will be hidden way within a wall of the hotel.

At the construction site of the hotel and Convention Center Balcony overlooking the Westin.

 

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority along with Resort Industry Partners
Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) joins leaders from across the Las Vegas meeting and convention industry to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 2018. The day is especially important for Las Vegas as the meetings, conventions and trade show industry has a significant impact on the local economy supporting 85,000 jobs and generating more than $12.4 billion in economic impact.

www.lvcva.com 

GMID 2019-Las Vegas: Building A Better Economy
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

GMID Guanajuato- México "Great things happen when people come together"
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

MPI Kentucky Bluegrass Celebrates The Meeting Industry - GMID 2018
Lexington, KY

MPI Kentucky Bluegrass
11 AM

Make plans to join MPI KBC on April 12, 2018 at historic Keeneland Race Track for a special day at the races to celebrate the impact of our industry with special sponsorship by two Kentucky destination organizations, Visit Lex and meetNKY!

Keeneland
4201 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40510

http://kbcmpi.com/meetinginfo.php?id=75&ts=1522093025

Meetings Connecting Community: Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day
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

Business of Events
London, Ontario

Event Professionals London, ON

7:30AM

Share - Support - Succeed

Destination California
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

Cvent Regional Leadership Summit - LA
Los Angeles, CA

Cvent Inc.

8AM

Bringing together industry leaders, practitioners, and experts to discuss key trends that are shaping today’s travel, meetings, and events industry and uncover solutions to solve their unique challenges.

930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

http://www.cvent.com/en/idconfirm/regional-leadership-summit/

GMID y PCMA
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

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

Rueda de Prensa / Press Conference
Mexico

World Meeting Forum

11 AM

World Meetings Forum will celebrate the GMID presenting with Grupo Vidanta and Riviera Nayarit the Press Conference related to the event that will take place from July 17th to 19th. The press conference will include hard data about local and global MICE Industry, education program , speakers and all networking activities and the inclusion program coordinated by WMF Foundation during the WMF.

GRUPO VIDANTA RIVIERA NAYARIT

http://wmforum.org/

Sales blitz Mexico
Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, Mexico

Marriot - Sales blitz Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey

24 hotels participating with Sales calls in Mex City, Guadalajara and Monterrey for two days.

Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey

www.marriott.com

Dinner for PCOs
Mexico City, Mexico

Marriot - Mexico region
6 PM

Dinner sponsor for meeting planners attending PCOs monthly session.

 

The St. Regis Mexico City, Centro, 59670 Zamora, Mich., Mexico

www.marriott.com

El Impacto de la Industria de Reuniones en la Economía Global
Mexico City, Mexico

COMIR
9:30 AM

Integración y Conformación de la Economía a través de las Industrias que la Conforman , Considerando el Impacto del Turismo de Reuniones

Centro, Citibanamex, Lomas de Sotelo, Hipódromo de las Américas, 11200 Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, Mexico

http://www.comir.org.mx/

Mixology Class
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

Evento de Verano 2018
Mexico City, Mexico

Convention and Visitors Bureau State of Mexico
11 AM

To celebrate this date we will hold a conference in the city of Toluca, on April 13 at 11:00 a.m.

Convention and Exhibition Centre, Toluca State of Mexico,
Address: Blvd. Miguel Aleman Valdez, 175 Zip code 50226, Toluca State of Mexico

https://www.convencionestoluca.com/

GMID México 2019
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/
 

Technology in the Events Industry
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

Blockchain Disruption in Travel
Miami Beach, FL

SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter, Sustainable Events Network Florida & Caribbean, SKAL, Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association, International Live Events Association, HSMAI South Florida

3:30 PM

Learn from respected experts how blockchain and cryptocurrency are impacting meetings, travel and tourism. We will also feature a brief intro of stats and impact of the meetings industry in South Florida.

FAENA Hotel Miami Beach, 3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach FL, 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6/register

Meetings Mean Business- Global Industry Day
Miami Beach, FL

SITE Florida and Caribbean
3:30 PM

The event will start by recapping some industry facts and closing with a panel on Blockchain Disruption in Travel. Followed by a reception.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach - 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6

Global Meetings Industry Day
Miami Beach, FL

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association, FRLA, HSMAI
3:30 PM

Greater Miami travel and tourism industry will gather to discuss the business impact of the meetings industry via presentations and panel discussions.

3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6

Technology in the Events Industry
Miami, FL

SITE Florida & Caribbean

3:30:00 PM

TBD

sitefloridacaribbean.org

TBD
Miami, FL

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

9:00:00 AM

TBD

MiamiandBeaches.com

The Impact of the Meeting Industry on the Global Economy GMID 2018
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico

MPI Mexico Chapter
9:30 AM

We will hold the two keynote lectures, a load of MPI Mexico and PCMA Mexico, in addition to the monthly meal of MPI Mexico, we will broadcast the important moments of the day in streaming through facebook live: @insidemxtv

CENTRO CITIBANAMEX, Lomas de Sotelo, Hipódromo de las Américas, C.P.11200 Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX

https://www.facebook.com/insidemxtv/ http://www.mpimexico.org.mx/home

Estrategias Comir: Una Industria Fuerte y Unida
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico

MPI Mexico Chapter
1:30 PM

Sesión educativa, que incluye comida, en la que los asistentes tendrán la oportunidad de conocer que hacer y como se está beneficiando la industria de Reuniones en México, por medio del Consejo Mexicano de la Industria de Reuniones (COMIR).

Centro Citibanamex, Av. Conscripto 311 Lomas de Sotelo, Del.Miguel Hidalgo CDMX CP 11200

www.mpimexico.org.mx

CB sponsoring for GMID for meeting planners
Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico

Marriot - Mexico region
8 AM

Networking and educational session sponsoring GMID for MPI thru CB sponsoring.

Centro Citibanamex, Av. Conscripto 311 Lomas de Sotelo, Del.Miguel Hidalgo CDMX CP 11200

http://email.mpimexico.org.mx/c/eJwNjTkOwyAQAF9jSgQsu8YFhZtIkVKkSB5AOGwkEBGmyPODNNVMMcEmr5FYtlKRFrASIhgklNsqFWzbosXj_by_dnZaMCQjeCE-xqnowShICRMhhRBFRFbsOcZ3gX1Rt0mPR75Gb_yoOXB31il4_c3Cug2ttB4v7t01ciltjqrrPbcxuG_1D4wCLlU

Destination Celebration
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

A collection of CVBs/DMOs from across North America
Minneapolis, MN

Destination Celebration Minneapolis
4 PM (April 11)

Held on Wed, April 11th, Join us for an evening of social energy, food, drink and prizes. Network with a collection of DMOs and hotel brands to support the Meetings Mean Business Coalition and Global Meetings Industry Day.

Aria
105 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

www.mjmeetings.com

The Power of Sustainable Leadershp
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

The Power of Sustainable Leadership
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)

3rd Annual Global Meeting Industry Day
Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

5:30PM

Tourism, meeting and event professionals around the world are celebrating Global Meeting Industry Day. We're celebrating in Myrtle Beach! Join us as we spotlight the local and global economic impact group markets have in our industry.

www.visitmyrtlebeach.com

MPI/TSAE GMID Event - – Save Your Six with Meetings Risk Management
Nashville, TN

MPI Tennessee and Tennessee Society of Association Executives

8 AM

Hosted by MPI Tennessee Chapter and Tennessee Society of Association Executives we are bringing a much-needed topic to our members and inviting all other local industry associations. Tripp Mitchell, MPA, CCP will present a three-hour (3) continuing educational session at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. This breakfast meeting will begin at 7:30am with registration and breakfast. The morning keynote is titled Save Your Six – Survive An Active Threat followed by a two hour seminar titled M.A.S.T. Training – Managing Active Security Threats.
Tripp Mitchell brings experience in law enforcement, security consulting and investigation. He holds the designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) which is the highest credentialing certificate awarded by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) for demonstrable knowledge in the security field. He is a state certified trainer, firearms instructor and an adjunct criminal justice instructor at various colleges and technical schools as well as an instructor at many regional police academies.

Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

http://mpitn.org/calendar.php

Tennessee Global Meetings Industry Day 2019
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

GMID/Legislator Luncheon
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

New Orleans GMID Lunch
New Orleans, LA

MPI Gulf States, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
11 AM

Join Roger Dow and industry veterans Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Michael Sawaya, President and General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, led by Mark Romig, President and CEO of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, as they discuss the importance travel and face-to-face meetings. The expert panel will discuss growing industry trends, misconceptions about meetings, the future of travel and the importance of the Meetings Mean Business coalition.

900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

https://neworleans.myshopify.com/

GMID 2018 Celebration: Meet the Taste Makers
New Westminster, BC

PCMA Canada West, MPI BC, ILEA Vancouver

8:30 AM

A celebration for meeting/ event professionals. The event will feature a super amazing speaker: Christine Couvelier who speaks all over the world on food trends.

Anvil Centre. 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1H9

https://canadawest.pcma.org/

GMID Corporate Social Responsibility - Our Industry’s Role in Addressing and Acting Against Human Trafficking
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

TBD - Meeting the Pros
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

MPIGNY & NYPCMA Celebrates GMID
New York, NY

NYPCMA and MPIGNY
5:30 PM (April 11)

Discuss relevant topics in our industry in a short TED style format. Speakers will include Michael Dominguez.

250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007

https://newyork.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-event-in-conjunction-with-mpigny-2/

NYC & Company's Tri-state Meeting Planner Event in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day
New York, NY

NYC & Company

5:30 PM

NYC & Company will celebrate the City’s commitment to meetings by hosting a networking reception with top NYC partners and local meeting planners at one of the City's newest attractions, the NFL Experience.

NFL Experience, 20 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

nycgo.com/makeitnyc

Global Meetings Industry Day Breakfast
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/

Relationships Start Here
Nova Scotia, Cananda

MPI Atlantic Canada Chapter

10 AM

Join us on Thursday, April 12th as we celebrate our industry with a two hour curated networking session led by Colette Robicheau!  A fabulous lunch will be served by the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3J5 CANADA

http://mpiatlantic.com/event/global-meetings-industry-day-2/

GMID - MPI Heartland Chapter - Omaha - Bricks & Mortar
Omaha, NE

MPI Heartland Chapter

4PM

Please join us in celebrating GMID with a networking social.

mpiheartland.org

MPI Heartland: Omaha GMID Social
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.

 

Global Meeting Industry Day
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 Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

The Future of Meetings
Orlando, FL

Greater Orlando MPI

11 AM

GMID not only serves the purpose of raising industry awareness around the importance of FACE-TO-FACE Meetings but, it’s also a day for our industry to come together as one voice.   Our day will begin with a lunch and keynote speaker Jim Spellos.  The Keynote topic will be Hot Technologies of 2018. Following lunch we will have 3 breakout sessions all discussing the Future of Meetings in different areas of the meetings industry.

Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate
1500 Masters Blvd.
Champions Gates, FL 33896

http://mpiorlando.org/meetinginfo.php?id=203&ts=1519667906

CanSPEP and PCMA Canada East Celebrate GMID
Ottawa, Canada

CanSPEP and PCMA Canada East

7:30 AM

A panel from various perspectives, followed by brainstorming round tables on industry issues.

Novotel Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

https://canspepevents.ca/canspep_gmid18/index&lang=en

Risk Management and Event Security
Ottawa, Canada

MPI Ottawa Chapter

3PM

Event security with a special focus on the impact of cyber-crime, credit card fraud, room pirates and physical security. What can you do to protect your organization, your attendees and yourself? The first step is to find out about the threats you might be completely unaware of.

https://mpiottawa.ca/events/global-meetings-industry-day-2/ 

Events on a Global Stage - Marketing with a Global Reach
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

GMID 2019: Events on a Global Stage - Marketing with a Global Reach
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

Latin America celebrates GMID 2019
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

GMID 2019 PANAMA
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

Meeting Mean Business @ Panama
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

Global Industry Meeting Breakfast with MI Intermediary Partners
Panama City, Panama

CALA (MI Hotels and GSO)
8 AM

Global Industry Meeting Breakfast with MI Intermediary Partners who actually book events with MI properties.

Le Méridien Panama - Calle Uruguay & Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Panama

Marriott.com

Sales Calls
Panama City, Panama

CALA (MI Hotels and GSO)
2 PM

Sales Calls to Intermediary Partners who actually book events with MI properties.

Marriott.com

Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day
Panama City, Panama

Marriott Hotels Panama
8 AM

Marriott Hotels in Panama with more than 15 hotels and 11 brands in the City will celebrate in company of meeting planners this day with an special Breakfast gathering to share histories about working in this industry.

Calle 52 y Ricardo Arias, Area Bancaria, Panama City, Panama

www.marriott.com

Engaging Event: Networking Lunch
Panama City, Panama

GSO PANAMA

12:15:00 PM

Lunch Event with Intermediary Partners

www.marriott.com

Global Meetings Industry Day 2019: Meaningful Hospitality
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/

Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PCMA and MPI PHL
Philadelphia, PA

GMID 2018
2 PM

MPI Philadelphia Area Chapter and the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PCMA are thrilled to co-present Philadelphia's Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Meetings are important, and GMID is our chance to come together as an industry to have our voices heard! The conference not only spotlights our Philadelphia-area leaders advocating for meetings business, but also includes a disaster-preparedness workshop featuring Bob Mellinger, founder and CEO of Attainium Corporation. Bob will lead the participants in customized, interactive mock-disaster tabletop exercises known as the Disaster Experience. The conference will close with a celebratory networking reception. Come show your support for our industry with your industry peers and fellow PCMA and MPI members; you will not want to miss this annual event.

In addition to our Philadelphia meeting, hundreds of industry events will be held across six continents on April 12 to recognize and promote this international day of advocacy. This year’s tagline is “Real results, real impact, all around the world.” GMID is organized by Meetings Mean Business (MMB), an industry-wide coalition comprised of leaders across the meetings and events industry. MMB focuses on three themes year-round: Creating Personal Connections; Driving Positive Business Outcomes; and Building Strong Communities.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

https://greaterphiladelphia.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day/

Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration
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

Arizona Tourism Advocacy Day (April 11)
Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association
9 AM

Advocacy Day is an annual event that supports AzLTA’s continual efforts of elevating the prominence of Arizona’s lodging and tourism industry and the association’s voice of advocacy for public policy formulation favorable to its stakeholders. This event will also take the time to highlight the importance of the meetings industry in Arizona.

Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix AZ 85007

https://www.eventinterface.com/advocacy-day/

Rural Meetings Mean Business
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

2018 Global Meetings Industry Day Sponsored By VisitPITTSBURGH
Pittsburgh, PA

MPI Pittsburgh, PCMA Power, ILEA Pittsburgh Chapters

2:30 PM

The Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Pittsburgh Chapter, POWER Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Chapter, and the International Live Events Association (ILEA) Pittsburgh Chapter are teaming up in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12, 2018 at the Energy Innovation Center. The event will be education with the presentation of Bullets, Bad Guys, Fire & Brimstone: A Look at Risk in a Changing World with Michael Owen. The content is approved through the Events Industry Council for 1 CEU under the domain Risk Management. The event will end with a network hour with hor d'oeuevres.

Energy Innovation Center 435 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

http://mpipittsburgh.org/meetinginfo.php?id=95&ts=1520267371

 

MPI Education Event: “Sustainability in Meetings and the Workplace”
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

sip, savor, stroll
Plano, TX

Renaissance Plano at Legacy West Hotel

3PM

Shop Mini-Global Day of Discovery right here in our very own neighborhood where meeting planners and attendees will sip, savor, shop, and see our gems in Legacy West

6007 Legacy West, Plano, TX 75024

www.marriott.com/dalbp

Industry Summit/GMID
Portland, OR
Industry Summit – Global Meetings Industry Day
Portland, OR

MPI Oregon

10 AM

An all-day educational opportunity to network with Oregon's top meeting industry professionals. Four sessions will be offered at the Industry Summit and non-member meeting planners can attend for free!

Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. 
Portland, OR 97232

http://mpioregon.org/event/industry-summit-global-meetings-industry-day/

Global Meeting Industry Day Breakfast
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/

Ambassador's Reception
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

Bringing the Atlantic City Experience To You
Princeton, NJ

Meet AC

11:30AM

Bringing the Atlantic City Experience to our clients; The event will include our newly launched VR platform, guest speakers and more.

www.meetac.com

Celebrating our Cities, A Luncheon Featuring Ambassadors and Leaders
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

Think Global, Stay Local - Rhode Island Client Appreciation Event
Providence, RI

Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

11 AM

A celebration of Rhode Islanders who have assisted the destination in securing meetings, conventions and sporting event business over the course of the past year. This annual event celebrates our spirit of community as well as the positive economic impact our industry has on the city and state.

Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903

www.goprovidence.com

GMID Puebla
Puebla, Mexico

Convenciones Puebla

10:00:00 AM

TBD

GMID 2018: Puebla, Mx
Puebla, Mexico

Convenciones Puebla
9:15 AM

Se parte de la celebración del dia mundial de la industria de reuiones (GMID), sumandote a la fotografía de nuestra industria de reuuniones en Puebla, en uno de los lugares más icónicos de nuestro destinos "Estrella de Puebla"; al finalizar realizaremos una caminata de 1 KM hacia el Auditorio Metropolitano en donde tendremos la charla "Sostenibilidad en la industra de reuniones".

Auditorio Metropolitano, Calle Osa Mayor S/N, Zona Sin Asignacion De Nombre De Colonia 34, 73700 Puebla, Pue., Mexico

convencionespuebla.mx

ILEA Cincinnati April Event: Global Meetings Industry Day- A Celebration with our Greater Cincinnati Industry Partners
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

HEEM Scholarship Luncheon & Silent Auction 2019
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/

MPI VIRGINIA APRIL EDUCATION, COMMITTEE ONBOARDING & GMID CELEBRATION
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

MPI Tampa Bay Area Meetings Academy Conference
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

Derby Days Trade Show & Education Luncheon: Global Meetings Industry Day!
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!

MPI SSN Trade Show and GMID Reception
Sacramento, CA

MPI Sacramento Sierra Nevada

11 AM 

A great way to get all aspects of members involved in GMID

The Sawyer Hotel, 500 J Street, Sacramento CA 95814

http://www.mpissn.org/

GMID
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/

GMID 2019 - Celebrate San Diego!
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

MPI San Diego Chapter
San Diego, CA

MPI San Diego GMID Celebration
5:30 PM

Join MPI San Diego and the San Diego hospitality community as we come together to celebrate Global Meeting Industry Day.  

Party Pals
10427 Roselle St
San Diego, CA 92121

www.mpisd.org

GMID San Francisco
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).

 

GMID Hospitality Grand Slam 
San Francisco, CA

PCMA, MPI, ILEA, SITE, SF NACE, GMIC, SPIN, CEMA, IAEE, HSMAI 
4 PM

On April 12, 2018, leaders from across the meetings and events industry will come together to support the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day. GMID events will be held across the globe to demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies, and communities.

Please join us at AT&T Park for a truly unforgettable event where 10 Bay Area Industry Associations will network and advocate for the Meetings & Events Industry. You will not want to miss this opportunity be a part of an event that will showcase the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. Please join us for an unforgettable night where numerous Bay Area Meeting and Event Industry Associations come together for networking, food and fun at the Home of the San Francisco Giants! Let's hit GMID out of the park! 

AT&T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94107

https://northerncalifornia.pcma.org/event/gmid-global-meeting-industry-day/

Bringing People Together
San Francisco, CA

LilRickyBigWorld and NGH LLC

11 AM

There has been too much noise and negativity in the world. This an opportunity to unite and focus on a bright future for all.

1095 Natoma Street San Francisco, CA 94103

www.lilrickybigworld.com

Hospitality Grand Slam - GMID 2018
San Francisco, CA

Giants Enterprises

4 PM

For the second consecutive year, Giants Enterprises will host Hospitality Grand Slam on April 12, 2018 at AT&T Park. 10 Bay Area Industry Associations will come together at AT&T Park to celebrate GMID while networking and advocating for the Meetings & Events Industry. PCMA NCC, MPI NCC, ILEA NCC, SITE, GMIC, NACE, CEMA, IAEE, HSMAI and SPiN are all participating associations.

AT&T Park - 24 Willie Mays Plaza - San Francisco, California 94107

https://northerncalifornia.pcma.org/event/gmid-global-meeting-industry-day/

Global Meetings Industry Day
San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Convention Bureau

6:30:00 PM

A day to celebrate, share and networking.

www.costaricacvb.com

Guiding Moments, Inspiring Drive Educational Brunch
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

The Power of 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

GMID Business Meeting Planners Luncheon - May 2nd
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Premium & Luxury Marriott Hotels in Puerto Rico
12:30 PM

In an effort to strengthened the relationship with our partners, we invited the top local meeting planners for a fun, creative afternoon in which we will explore trends, gather feedback on local industry conditions/strengths. We are joining efforts with a local strategy, problem solving & design thinking firm and our goal is to deliver innovation, change & business growth for both our partners and our hotels.

San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino - 1309 Avenida Doctor Ashford, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico

Meetings Mean Business
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/

El Impacto del MICE en la Economía de un Destino
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/

GMID with Staff
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

Meetings: and Industry or Not?
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

GMID 2018
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican

Marriott Hotels of Dominican Republic
7 PM

Recognition Dinner with Chef Alberto for Intermediaries DMC's, Event Planners and Wedding Planners.

Winstons Restaurant - JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo
Winston Churchill Avenue No. 93, Ensanche Piantini, Santo Domingo 10501, Dominican Republic

www.marriott.com/sdqjw

2018 Meetings Academy Conference
Sarasota, FL

MPI Tampa Bay Area

9:30 AM

You don't want to miss this event packed with outstanding educational sessions, CMP credits and networking opportunities at the new Westin Sarasota!

http://mpitampabayarea.org/meetinginfo.php?id=125&ts=1518725526 

Global Meetings Industry Day - HPN Global
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/

Bowling, Trivia Night and Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Celebration
Scottsdale, AZ

MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

6 PM

If you don’t bowl, don’t worry, we have trivia seats available. If you don’t like trivia, bowl away.

We have a full buy-out of our venue - which gives our guests access to all lanes, pool tables, darts, VIP service, fun prize games, and plenty of space to mix and mingle. 

Companies - sponsor a lane ... we have several sponsorships to choose from

Friends - gather your teams of seven or eight (go ahead and register, then email Joanne to advise of your team members), OR

Purchase a single ticket and we can place you on a team as well

The fee of $40 for members and $50 for non-members includes your entry to the event, bowling, bowling shoes, unlimited sodas and complimentary food stations.

BowlMor Scottsdale - 7300 E. Thomas Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-az-2018-spring-fundraiser/event-summary-...

Washington State Convention Center - The Summit Building Construction Milestone
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.

 

Visit Seattle
Seattle, WA

Visit Seattle Annual Meeting
11:30 AM

Visit Seattle's Annual Meeting will review 2017 in the region and a look forward.  This year we will also be recognizing GMID and will focus on the meetings industry in our region.

Sheraton Seattle
Seattle, WA

www.visitseattle.org

GMID 2019 Celebration
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/

GMID 2019
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

Global Meetings Industry Day-A Panel Discussion
St. Louis, MO

MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, Explore St. Louis and Maritz Travel

9 AM

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day, MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, Explore St. Louis and Maritz Travel are bringing together a panel of St. Louis' top industry professionals to discuss what meetings mean for St. Louis and the current meeting environment. Hear the panelists' insights on trends, community impact, event design and much more.

Ballpark Village, 601 Clark Ave., St. Louis MO 63102

http://www.cvent.com/events/global-meetings-industry-day-april-12-2018/event-summary-729213be53f3450d8b8da4d0fa16b030.aspx?fqp=true

Global Meeting Industry Day - Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Chapters of MPI, SITE, SPIN, PCMA, SITE, NACE, SGMP

11 AM

MPI Minnesota's “satellite” version of GMID is taking place on Thursday April 12th at the InterContinental Hotel in St. Paul, MN. Supported by our industry colleagues from the local chapters of National Association of Catering Executives (NACE), Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP), Senior Planner Industry Network (SPIN), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront - 11 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, MN 55101

https://gmid-mn.com/

Global Meetings Industry Day Tallahassee
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

Global Meetings Industry Day
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

MPI Toronto Chapter Global Meeting Industry Day
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

MPI Toronto Chapter
Toronto, Ontario

MPI Toronto Chapter Global Meetings Industry (GMID) 2018
8 AM

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. Last year, more than 120 events were held across the globe including Toronto. 

The Globe and Mail Centre
351 King Street East - Level 17
Toronto, ON M5A 0N1

http://www.mpitoronto.org/en/events/view/133

"Meetings Mean Business in Tulsa"
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/

Meetings and Travel Mean Business
Tysons Corner, VA

Hilton Worldwide
2 PM

Leadership Forum to educate Hilton customers and guests on the growth and strategy in regards to meetings and business travel. By invite only.

Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, Tysons Corner, VA

MPISCC, PCMA & SITE SoCal
Universal City

MPISCC/PCMA/SITE SoCal GMID Celebration
11 AM

Three organizations are taking the lead to celebrate our industry with an education luncheon featuring Nan Marchand-Beauvois.

Hilton Universal
555 Universal Hollywood Dr
Universal City, CA 91608

www.mpiscc.org
www.instagram.com/mpisocalchapter

 

MPISCC, PCMASW and SITE SoCal’s Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Celebration
University City, CA

11AM

Local leaders from across the meetings and events industry are coming together to support Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 12, 2018.
The meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions industries will unite to showcase the impact that meetings and events have on local businesses, economies and communities.
Guest speaker is Nan Marchand Beauvois, U.S. Travel Association
 

https://southwest.pcma.org/event/global-meeting-industry-gmid-celebratio...

Engage: 2019 IASB Annual Convention
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

 

GMID19 Vancouver: What should your associations advocate for you?
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/

GMID19 Okanagan Celebration
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

Global Meetings Industry Day 2019
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

Meetings Mean Business - GMID 2018
Washington, DC

APCO Worldwide
5 PM

APCO Worldwide is hosting a happy hour to discuss the importance of face-to-face meetings.

APCO Worldwide, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington DC, 20004

Growing Advocacy Coast to Coast
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/

Global Meetings Industry Day
Washington, DC

PCMA-CC and MPI-P
3:30 PM

Join the PCMA Capital Chapter and MPI-Potomac for an afternoon filled with education, networking and advocacy, as we dive into hot topics and research that will impact both the meetings and conventions industry as well as our local communities for years to come.

Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

https://capital.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Mid-Atlantic Area Sales
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

Marriott MA GMID 2018
Washington, DC

Marriott's of the Mid Atlantic

10 AM

Photo opportunity with tee shirts and a banner, Live stream on facebook

Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

marriott.com

Partners in Meetings
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/

GMID Celebration
West Lafayette, Indiana

Purdue Univiersity - School of Hospitality and Tourism Managment
3 PM

Students in Event Planning Minor will celebrate GMID.

900 State St, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906

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

GMID Luncheon Event with Jay Gubrud " Be a Connector – Making a difference and adding value at every turn! "
Williamsburg, VA

Virginia MPI

11 AM 

“Connecting” is something that many MPI members do it every day, whether they are aware of it or not. They are constantly connecting with your stakeholders, members, coworkers, attendees, suppliers, family and the broader community. But are they making “Connections”? “Being a Connector” is about strengthening relationships and contributing to the success of fellow members. It has the other person’s best interest in mind. Being a connector is a simple yet powerful process that some do well and others will want to do even better. It is a process with three key pillars that have incredible benefits to all involved. Understand what “Being a Connector” is about and discover it’s 3 key pillars.

Learner Objectives:

1. Use connecting to better understand stakeholders, their interests, issues and priorities.
2. Creating value and strengthen relationships through connections you make.
3. Get closer to each other to find innovative solutions for today’s real time and ever changing event planning environments.
4. Through connecting, you will gain greater control, increased job satisfaction and enhance the meetings and events industry! 

http://mpivirginia.org/meetinginfo.php 

Global Meetings Industry Day 2018
Yucatan, Mexico

Centro Internacional de Congresos de Yucatan Powered by Samsung and Fideture
5:30 PM

A day of celebration with our partners and friends within the meetings industry in Yucatan!!!, we are celebrating also the opening of our brand new CENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE CONGRESOS DE YUCATAN POWERED BY SAMSUNG Convention Center.

International Congress Center Yucatan - Calle 62 294, Centro, 97000 Centro, Yuc., Mexico

www.yucatancenter.com

The New England Business Forum, Powered by XSITE
Windsor, CT
Connecticut River Valley

11:45AM

The 4th Annual MPI CRV's New England Business Forum, powered by XSITE, is an innovative appointment style, reverse trade show designed to bring meeting and event planners together with industry suppliers. The day also showcases cutting edge education sessions that are pre-approved by the Convention Industry Council.

https://www.mpicrv.org/Events/eventView.asp?EventID=1292

Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration
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

Arizona Tourism Advocacy Day (April 11)
Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association
9 AM

Advocacy Day is an annual event that supports AzLTA’s continual efforts of elevating the prominence of Arizona’s lodging and tourism industry and the association’s voice of advocacy for public policy formulation favorable to its stakeholders. This event will also take the time to highlight the importance of the meetings industry in Arizona.

Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix AZ 85007

https://www.eventinterface.com/advocacy-day/

Global Meetings Industry Day - HPN Global
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/

Bowling, Trivia Night and Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Celebration
Scottsdale, AZ

MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

6 PM

If you don’t bowl, don’t worry, we have trivia seats available. If you don’t like trivia, bowl away.

We have a full buy-out of our venue - which gives our guests access to all lanes, pool tables, darts, VIP service, fun prize games, and plenty of space to mix and mingle. 

Companies - sponsor a lane ... we have several sponsorships to choose from

Friends - gather your teams of seven or eight (go ahead and register, then email Joanne to advise of your team members), OR

Purchase a single ticket and we can place you on a team as well

The fee of $40 for members and $50 for non-members includes your entry to the event, bowling, bowling shoes, unlimited sodas and complimentary food stations.

BowlMor Scottsdale - 7300 E. Thomas Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-az-2018-spring-fundraiser/event-summary-...

Renaissance ClubSport GMID 2018
Aliso Viejo, CA

Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach
5 PM

Please join us for a business unusual evening.

50 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/snaav-renaissance-clubsport-aliso-viejo-laguna-beach-hotel/

MPIOC Annual Spring Social and GMID Celebration
Anaheim, CA

MPI Orange County Chapter (MPOC)

6 PM

MPIOC Celebrates Global Meeting Industry Day The Big Easy Way with a #GMID Eve “STROLL THROUGH NEW ORLEANS” at Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen.
Jazz It Up with MPI Orange County at Our Annual Spring Social and Fundraiser, “A Stroll Through New Orleans.”
Experience The Crescent City’s Dual Legacy of Food & Music with Live Entertainment and Fabulous Food, PLUS Casino Games, Great Networking Opportunities, and Our Famous SILENT AUCTION!

SAVE $15! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY MARCH 30TH.

GMID Eve — Wednesday April 11
6:00 PM Reception & Networking; Silent Auction Tables Open
7:00 PM Dinner & Entertainment
8:00 PM Silent Auction Tables Close
8:30 PM Silent Auction Winners Announced; Items Available for Pickup After Payment
9:00 PM Event Concludes

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen
1590 Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, California 92802
(714) 776-5200

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpioc-2018-spring-social/event-summary-15f1f68b471040adb466bebca23bc1e2.aspx

Spring Social & Fundraiser / GMID Celebration
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

Destination California
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

Cvent Regional Leadership Summit - LA
Los Angeles, CA

Cvent Inc.

8AM

Bringing together industry leaders, practitioners, and experts to discuss key trends that are shaping today’s travel, meetings, and events industry and uncover solutions to solve their unique challenges.

930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

http://www.cvent.com/en/idconfirm/regional-leadership-summit/

Derby Days Trade Show & Education Luncheon: Global Meetings Industry Day!
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!

MPI SSN Trade Show and GMID Reception
Sacramento, CA

MPI Sacramento Sierra Nevada

11 AM 

A great way to get all aspects of members involved in GMID

The Sawyer Hotel, 500 J Street, Sacramento CA 95814

http://www.mpissn.org/

MPI San Diego Chapter
San Diego, CA

MPI San Diego GMID Celebration
5:30 PM

Join MPI San Diego and the San Diego hospitality community as we come together to celebrate Global Meeting Industry Day.  

Party Pals
10427 Roselle St
San Diego, CA 92121

www.mpisd.org

GMID San Francisco
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).

 

Bringing People Together
San Francisco, CA

LilRickyBigWorld and NGH LLC

11 AM

There has been too much noise and negativity in the world. This an opportunity to unite and focus on a bright future for all.

1095 Natoma Street San Francisco, CA 94103

www.lilrickybigworld.com

Hospitality Grand Slam - GMID 2018
San Francisco, CA

Giants Enterprises

4 PM

For the second consecutive year, Giants Enterprises will host Hospitality Grand Slam on April 12, 2018 at AT&T Park. 10 Bay Area Industry Associations will come together at AT&T Park to celebrate GMID while networking and advocating for the Meetings & Events Industry. PCMA NCC, MPI NCC, ILEA NCC, SITE, GMIC, NACE, CEMA, IAEE, HSMAI and SPiN are all participating associations.

AT&T Park - 24 Willie Mays Plaza - San Francisco, California 94107

https://northerncalifornia.pcma.org/event/gmid-global-meeting-industry-day/

GMID Hospitality Grand Slam 
San Francisco, CA

PCMA, MPI, ILEA, SITE, SF NACE, GMIC, SPIN, CEMA, IAEE, HSMAI 
4 PM

On April 12, 2018, leaders from across the meetings and events industry will come together to support the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day. GMID events will be held across the globe to demonstrate the measurable impact that meetings have on businesses, economies, and communities.

Please join us at AT&T Park for a truly unforgettable event where 10 Bay Area Industry Associations will network and advocate for the Meetings & Events Industry. You will not want to miss this opportunity be a part of an event that will showcase the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. Please join us for an unforgettable night where numerous Bay Area Meeting and Event Industry Associations come together for networking, food and fun at the Home of the San Francisco Giants! Let's hit GMID out of the park! 

AT&T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94107

https://northerncalifornia.pcma.org/event/gmid-global-meeting-industry-day/

MPISCC, PCMA & SITE SoCal
Universal City

MPISCC/PCMA/SITE SoCal GMID Celebration
11 AM

Three organizations are taking the lead to celebrate our industry with an education luncheon featuring Nan Marchand-Beauvois.

Hilton Universal
555 Universal Hollywood Dr
Universal City, CA 91608

www.mpiscc.org
www.instagram.com/mpisocalchapter

 

MPISCC, PCMASW and SITE SoCal’s Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) Celebration
University City, CA

11AM

Local leaders from across the meetings and events industry are coming together to support Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 12, 2018.
The meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions industries will unite to showcase the impact that meetings and events have on local businesses, economies and communities.
Guest speaker is Nan Marchand Beauvois, U.S. Travel Association
 

https://southwest.pcma.org/event/global-meeting-industry-gmid-celebratio...

Meetings Industry Council of Colorado
Denver, CO

Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration
1 PM

The board of directors of all 13 organizations that make up the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado will come together at the Colorado State Capitol for a talk with an elected official, followed by a tour of the newly renovated Capitol, followed by a reception at the Sheraton Denver Downtown. The reception at the Sheraton will include a brief program about GMID and hopefully another talk from an elected official.

1550 Court Pl
Denver, CO 80202

Mid-Atlantic Area Sales
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

Marriott MA GMID 2018
Washington, DC

Marriott's of the Mid Atlantic

10 AM

Photo opportunity with tee shirts and a banner, Live stream on facebook

Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

marriott.com

Global Meetings Industry Day
Washington, DC

PCMA-CC and MPI-P
3:30 PM

Join the PCMA Capital Chapter and MPI-Potomac for an afternoon filled with education, networking and advocacy, as we dive into hot topics and research that will impact both the meetings and conventions industry as well as our local communities for years to come.

Grand Hyatt, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

https://capital.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Meetings Mean Business - GMID 2018
Washington, DC

APCO Worldwide
5 PM

APCO Worldwide is hosting a happy hour to discuss the importance of face-to-face meetings.

APCO Worldwide, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington DC, 20004

GMID - The Future of Meetings
Championsgate, FL

MPI Greater Orlando

10 AM

GMID not only serves the purpose of raising industry awareness around the importance of FACE-TO-FACE Meetings but, it’s also a day for our industry to come together as one voice.

Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate

http://mpiorlando.org/meetinginfo.php?id=203&ts=1521050381

Designing Better Meetings, Delivering Better Results
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

MPI South Florida's 4th Annual GMID Program - Industry Straight Talk
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

MPI South Florida, in conjunction with Florida Association of Meetings & Events Professionals, Florida Festivals and Events Association, and NACE South Florida

9:30 AM

Join the South Florida Events Community in celebration of GMID, with spesial guest speaker's, Shawna Suckow - Inside the Industry: What's Really Going On Out There! and MPI's Chief Operations Officer Darren Temple. 2 - CMP CE's will be offered.

Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina
2301 SE 17th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

http://mpisfl.org/meetinginfo.php?id=204&ts=1521205922

Global Meetings Industry Day
Jacksonville, FL

MPI North Florida

11 AM

MPI North Florida celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day with a panel comprised of representatives from Visit Jacksonville, Visit Florida, Jacksonville City Council/Tourist Development Council, and Firehouse Subs. The panel will provide insight into the North Florida Meetings and Hospitality Industry and the economic impact it has on our community.

Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207

http://www.mpinf.org/global-meetings-industry-day-april-12th/

Building Expertise Educators Conference
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

Technology in the Events Industry
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

Global Meetings Industry Day
Miami Beach, FL

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association, FRLA, HSMAI
3:30 PM

Greater Miami travel and tourism industry will gather to discuss the business impact of the meetings industry via presentations and panel discussions.

3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6

Meetings Mean Business- Global Industry Day
Miami Beach, FL

SITE Florida and Caribbean
3:30 PM

The event will start by recapping some industry facts and closing with a panel on Blockchain Disruption in Travel. Followed by a reception.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach - 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6

Blockchain Disruption in Travel
Miami Beach, FL

SITE Florida & Caribbean Chapter, Sustainable Events Network Florida & Caribbean, SKAL, Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association, International Live Events Association, HSMAI South Florida

3:30 PM

Learn from respected experts how blockchain and cryptocurrency are impacting meetings, travel and tourism. We will also feature a brief intro of stats and impact of the meetings industry in South Florida.

FAENA Hotel Miami Beach, 3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach FL, 33140

https://sitefloridacaribbean.corsizio.com/c/5a99884c5b1f6a50449fb2d6/register

Technology in the Events Industry
Miami, FL

SITE Florida & Caribbean

3:30:00 PM

TBD

sitefloridacaribbean.org

Global Meeting Industry Day
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 Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

The Future of Meetings
Orlando, FL

Greater Orlando MPI

11 AM

GMID not only serves the purpose of raising industry awareness around the importance of FACE-TO-FACE Meetings but, it’s also a day for our industry to come together as one voice.   Our day will begin with a lunch and keynote speaker Jim Spellos.  The Keynote topic will be Hot Technologies of 2018. Following lunch we will have 3 breakout sessions all discussing the Future of Meetings in different areas of the meetings industry.

Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate
1500 Masters Blvd.
Champions Gates, FL 33896

http://mpiorlando.org/meetinginfo.php?id=203&ts=1519667906

2018 Meetings Academy Conference
Sarasota, FL

MPI Tampa Bay Area

9:30 AM

You don't want to miss this event packed with outstanding educational sessions, CMP credits and networking opportunities at the new Westin Sarasota!

http://mpitampabayarea.org/meetinginfo.php?id=125&ts=1518725526 

Global Meetings Industry Day Tallahassee
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

Atlanta Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

GMID Spring Training!
Atlanta, GA

PCMA SE, IAEE SE, MPI Ga, GSAE, SITE, SPIN

3:30 PM

The 2018 GMID Event will be an interactive event exploring the latest technology and industry trends. Come join industry friends to learn, engage and network together as a meeting community!

LIVE! at the BATTERY ATLANTA - 825 Battery Ave SE Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339

https://southeast.pcma.org/

Global Meeting Industry Day Breakfast
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/

Hyatt Hotels / American Airlines Customer Summit
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

MPI-CAC Industry Xchange
Chicago, IL

MPI Chicago Area Chapter

4PM

Industry Xchange 2018 (IX), being held at Chicago’s new Wintrust Arena, is a collaboration of Chicago-based meeting & event industry organization chapters, with planning efforts led by Meeting Professionals International Chicago Area Chapter (MPI-CAC). Partnering organizations include Association Forum, Catering Executives Club of America, EDPA Midwest, IAEE Midwestern Chapter, ILEA Chicago Chapter, PCMA Greater Midwest Chapter and SITE Chicago. IX will be once again co-located with Choose Chicago’s Annual Meeting of membership, and all together, these organizations will come together to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) 2018.

http://chicagoindustryxchange.com

WERQ Fitness Cardio Dance Class (4-4:55pm)
Glenview, IL

MeetingHealthy.com
4 PM

Come join other Meeting professionals for a fun, high energy cardio dance class set to pop, rock and hip hop. Organized by MeetingHealthy.com $10 for one hour class, fitness and fun!

Glenview Park Center 2400 Chestnut Drive, Glenview, IL 60025

www.meetinghealthy.com

GMID/Legislator Luncheon
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

New Orleans GMID Lunch
New Orleans, LA

MPI Gulf States, the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
11 AM

Join Roger Dow and industry veterans Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Michael Sawaya, President and General Manager of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, led by Mark Romig, President and CEO of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, as they discuss the importance travel and face-to-face meetings. The expert panel will discuss growing industry trends, misconceptions about meetings, the future of travel and the importance of the Meetings Mean Business coalition.

900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

https://neworleans.myshopify.com/

Baltimore Orioles Opening Day and Global Meetings Industry Day
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.

 

The Impact of Small Meetings
Baltimore, MD

PCMA Chesapeake Chapter
11:30 AM

PCMA Chesapeake will focus on the impacts small meetings have on the Baltimore area as well as the national-international arenas.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, 1525 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

https://chesapeake.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day/

Formative Assessment National Conference
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

Global Meetings Industry Day
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/

PCMA New England Chapter, MPI New England Chapter
Boston, MA

GMID Education & Networking
4 PM

PCMA NE and MPI NE are partnering on an Educational and Networking GMID event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, with a focus on Event Security. The event will also include a Sponsorship Exhibit portion. 

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston MA 02210

https://newengland.pcma.org/event/gmid-education-networking/

International Association of Speakers Bureaus
Cambridge, MA

IASB Annual Convention: Welcome Reception
6:30 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. 

Royal Sonesta
40 Edwin Landing Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142 

http://www.iasbweb.org/event/IASB2018
https://www.facebook.com/IASBpage

Global Meetings Industry Day Breakfast
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/

A collection of CVBs/DMOs from across North America
Minneapolis, MN

Destination Celebration Minneapolis
4 PM (April 11)

Held on Wed, April 11th, Join us for an evening of social energy, food, drink and prizes. Network with a collection of DMOs and hotel brands to support the Meetings Mean Business Coalition and Global Meetings Industry Day.

Aria
105 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

www.mjmeetings.com

Global Meeting Industry Day - Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Chapters of MPI, SITE, SPIN, PCMA, SITE, NACE, SGMP

11 AM

MPI Minnesota's “satellite” version of GMID is taking place on Thursday April 12th at the InterContinental Hotel in St. Paul, MN. Supported by our industry colleagues from the local chapters of National Association of Catering Executives (NACE), Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP), Senior Planner Industry Network (SPIN), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront - 11 Kellogg Blvd E, St. Paul, MN 55101

https://gmid-mn.com/

A collection of CVBs/DMOs across North America
Kansas City, MO

Destination Celebration Kansas City
4 PM (April 10)

Held on Tues, April 10th, Join us for an evening of social energy, food, drinks and prizes. Network with a collection of DMOs and hotel brands to support the Meetings Mean Business Coalition and Global Meetings Industry Day. 

The Gallery
61 E 14th St
Kansas City, MO 64105

www.mjmeetings.com

GMID 2019
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

Global Meetings Industry Day-A Panel Discussion
St. Louis, MO

MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, Explore St. Louis and Maritz Travel

9 AM

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day, MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, Explore St. Louis and Maritz Travel are bringing together a panel of St. Louis' top industry professionals to discuss what meetings mean for St. Louis and the current meeting environment. Hear the panelists' insights on trends, community impact, event design and much more.

Ballpark Village, 601 Clark Ave., St. Louis MO 63102

http://www.cvent.com/events/global-meetings-industry-day-april-12-2018/event-summary-729213be53f3450d8b8da4d0fa16b030.aspx?fqp=true

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority along with Resort Industry Partners
Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) joins leaders from across the Las Vegas meeting and convention industry to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 2018. The day is especially important for Las Vegas as the meetings, conventions and trade show industry has a significant impact on the local economy supporting 85,000 jobs and generating more than $12.4 billion in economic impact.

www.lvcva.com 

MPI NENY GMID Gala 2018
Albany, NY

MPI Northeastern NY

6PM

Be part of the inaugural MPI NENY Gala! Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and recognizing meeting planner superstars from our region. Enjoy an evening of networking, good food and showing your support to those that have made the meeting industry all that it is.

Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207

http://www.cvent.com/events/mpi-northeastern-new-york-gala-2018/event-summary-3c94b70dec394b3a8b2b4eb8d22fe639.aspx

GMID Gala
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

GMID Corporate Social Responsibility - Our Industry’s Role in Addressing and Acting Against Human Trafficking
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

MPIGNY & NYPCMA Celebrates GMID
New York, NY

NYPCMA and MPIGNY
5:30 PM (April 11)

Discuss relevant topics in our industry in a short TED style format. Speakers will include Michael Dominguez.

250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007

https://newyork.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-event-in-conjunction-with-mpigny-2/

NYC & Company's Tri-state Meeting Planner Event in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day
New York, NY

NYC & Company

5:30 PM

NYC & Company will celebrate the City’s commitment to meetings by hosting a networking reception with top NYC partners and local meeting planners at one of the City's newest attractions, the NFL Experience.

NFL Experience, 20 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

nycgo.com/makeitnyc

2018 GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY CELEBRATION
Chapel Hill, NC

MPI Carolinas Chapter
5 PM

Join your industry peers and leaders April 12th from 5pm to 7pm for a casual evening of networking as we celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day. MPI Carolinas Chapter, Association Executives of North Carolina and International Live Events Association are partnering to showcase the value of meetings and travel.

The Siena Hotel Autograph Collection, 1505 East Franklin Street,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

http://mpi-cc.org/meetinginfo.php

Rural Meetings Mean Business
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

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

MPIOH Celebrates GMID - Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

MPIOH
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. If you are traveling, come join us at whatever location is close to you. Hope to see you there!

We Olive & Wine Bar
33 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

MPIOH - Celebrates GMID - Cleveland
Cleveland, OH

MPIOH
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. If you are traveling, come join us at whatever location is close to you. Hope to see you there!

Tremont Taphouse
2572 Scranton Road
Cleveland, OH 44113

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

PCMA POWER Chapter Global Meetings Industry Day Columbus Reception
Cleveland, OH

PCMA POWER Chapter

4 PM

Join colleagues and friends for an afternoon celebrating our industry and network with colleagues, with a reception from 4-6pm.

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave. E.
Cleveland, OH 44113

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

Tour Thursday
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

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter
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/

Global Meetings Industry Day Happy Hour
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

MPIOH Celebrates GMID
Dublin, OH

MPIOH, OSAE, & PCMA
4:30 PM

Come out and join MPI Ohio for a fun casual networking evening to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day! No expectations, just have fun and network with colleagues in the meeting planning profession in your own backyard. Food and drinks sponsored by Experience Columbus!

PINS, 6558 Riverside Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

http://www.mpioh.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day-gmid/

ILEA Cincinnati April Event: Global Meetings Industry Day- A Celebration with our Greater Cincinnati Industry Partners
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

The Benefits of the Meetings Industry
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

Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PCMA and MPI PHL
Philadelphia, PA

GMID 2018
2 PM

MPI Philadelphia Area Chapter and the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PCMA are thrilled to co-present Philadelphia's Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Meetings are important, and GMID is our chance to come together as an industry to have our voices heard! The conference not only spotlights our Philadelphia-area leaders advocating for meetings business, but also includes a disaster-preparedness workshop featuring Bob Mellinger, founder and CEO of Attainium Corporation. Bob will lead the participants in customized, interactive mock-disaster tabletop exercises known as the Disaster Experience. The conference will close with a celebratory networking reception. Come show your support for our industry with your industry peers and fellow PCMA and MPI members; you will not want to miss this annual event.

In addition to our Philadelphia meeting, hundreds of industry events will be held across six continents on April 12 to recognize and promote this international day of advocacy. This year’s tagline is “Real results, real impact, all around the world.” GMID is organized by Meetings Mean Business (MMB), an industry-wide coalition comprised of leaders across the meetings and events industry. MMB focuses on three themes year-round: Creating Personal Connections; Driving Positive Business Outcomes; and Building Strong Communities.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

https://greaterphiladelphia.pcma.org/event/global-meetings-industry-day/

2018 Global Meetings Industry Day Sponsored By VisitPITTSBURGH
Pittsburgh, PA

MPI Pittsburgh, PCMA Power, ILEA Pittsburgh Chapters

2:30 PM

The Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Pittsburgh Chapter, POWER Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Chapter, and the International Live Events Association (ILEA) Pittsburgh Chapter are teaming up in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12, 2018 at the Energy Innovation Center. The event will be education with the presentation of Bullets, Bad Guys, Fire & Brimstone: A Look at Risk in a Changing World with Michael Owen. The content is approved through the Events Industry Council for 1 CEU under the domain Risk Management. The event will end with a network hour with hor d'oeuevres.

Energy Innovation Center 435 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

http://mpipittsburgh.org/meetinginfo.php?id=95&ts=1520267371

 

Celebrating our Cities, A Luncheon Featuring Ambassadors and Leaders
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

Think Global, Stay Local - Rhode Island Client Appreciation Event
Providence, RI

Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

11 AM

A celebration of Rhode Islanders who have assisted the destination in securing meetings, conventions and sporting event business over the course of the past year. This annual event celebrates our spirit of community as well as the positive economic impact our industry has on the city and state.

Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903

www.goprovidence.com

Global Industry, Local Impact
Alberta, TN

MPI Greater Calgary Chapter

3 PM

A panel of local experts will be discussing the importance of the meetings industry and the power it has to drive positive business outcomes, build strong communities and create valuable personal connections.

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 0M9

http://mpi-gcc.org/meetinginfo.php?id=41&ts=1520891690

MPI/TSAE GMID Event - – Save Your Six with Meetings Risk Management
Nashville, TN

MPI Tennessee and Tennessee Society of Association Executives

8 AM

Hosted by MPI Tennessee Chapter and Tennessee Society of Association Executives we are bringing a much-needed topic to our members and inviting all other local industry associations. Tripp Mitchell, MPA, CCP will present a three-hour (3) continuing educational session at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. This breakfast meeting will begin at 7:30am with registration and breakfast. The morning keynote is titled Save Your Six – Survive An Active Threat followed by a two hour seminar titled M.A.S.T. Training – Managing Active Security Threats.
Tripp Mitchell brings experience in law enforcement, security consulting and investigation. He holds the designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) which is the highest credentialing certificate awarded by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) for demonstrable knowledge in the security field. He is a state certified trainer, firearms instructor and an adjunct criminal justice instructor at various colleges and technical schools as well as an instructor at many regional police academies.

Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

http://mpitn.org/calendar.php

GMID North Texas Celebration
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

#GMID19
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

Experience Collaboration
Austin, TX

MPI-THCC, TSAE, ILEA, PCMA Gulf States Chapter, IAEE, HSMAI, AHLA, SPIN

3:30 PM

Please join us for a truly unforgettable event where 9 central TX meetings and events industry chapter associations will come together to network and advocate for the meetings and events industry. A lively panel discussion beginning at 3:30 p.m. where some of the brightest minds in the meetings and events industry will talk about the latest international industry trends, local impact of meetings and what you need to know now from four unique perspectives. A networking reception from 5-6:30 p.m. will follow.

Brazos Hall
204 4th Street
Austin, TX

www.GMIDATX.org

Visit Los Cabos
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/

Bubbles & Blooms
Dallas, TX

The Westin Dallas Downtown
11:30 AM

Prosecco/Champagne, lunch and Learning how to make your own Succulent Garden.

1201 Main Street, Dallas, Bluebonnet Ballroom

www.westindallasdowntown.com

GMID North Texas
Dallas, TX

GMID North Texas
4 PM

GMID North Texas is a collaborative coalition of organizations committed to the support and celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day. Join us on April 12 for a day of celebratory events. Registration is FREE but an RSVP is appreciated. Register here https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=327672&

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Richland College HEEM (Hospitality, Exhibitions & Event Management)
Scholarship Luncheon & Silent Auction (separate registration required)
https://heemrichland.squarespace.com/

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Rally at Dallas City Hall with Special Guests

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Networking Celebration
Parking and celebratory beverage sponsored by Aloft Dallas Downtown, 1033 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202

Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas TX 75201

https://www.facebook.com/events/2157555937806159/

Lunch, Learn & Laugh (April 11)
Dallas, TX

PCMA Gulf States

11 AM 

APRIL 11, 2018

Join us for a fun and interactive improv-based business skills workshop. Comedy at Work! Did you know the tenets of improv are useful tools in a professional environment? The concept of saying Yes! to ideas AND adding information to support those ideas helps organizations and individuals build a cohesive group mind dynamic they can carry with them throughout their professional and personal lives. In this session, you will be introduced to the ways improv can impact your business performance and learn techniques to that will help increase your value to your organization and improve your working relationships.

https://gulfstates.pcma.org/event/lunchlearnlaugh_april/

Global Meetings Industry Day Lunch 2019
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

HEEM Luncheon & Silent Auction & GMID 3rd Annual GMID Celebration
Houston, TX

Richland College

11 AM

We piggyback a gathering of Industry Leaders from across all North Texas, from all Meetings and Events organizations to lead a discussion on the importance of our industry to our region.

Royal Oaks Country Club

https://heemrichland.squarespace.com/luncheon-silent-auction

Westin Irving Convention Center Las Colinas Topping Out Ceremony & Reception
Las Colinas, TX

Austin Contruction, Irving CVB, Garfield Public Private (owners) and our Hotel- Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel Las Colinas

1:30 PM

Key members of the City of Irving, along with Austin Construction, Irving CVB, ownership and the Westin Sales team will be celebrating the topping out of the hotel with clients signing the last beam that will be put in place. Followed by a reception hosted by the CVB, ownership and The Westin for clients, area sales, sales office managers and key members of the community putting items into a time capsule that will be hidden way within a wall of the hotel.

At the construction site of the hotel and Convention Center Balcony overlooking the Westin.

 

sip, savor, stroll
Plano, TX

Renaissance Plano at Legacy West Hotel

3PM

Shop Mini-Global Day of Discovery right here in our very own neighborhood where meeting planners and attendees will sip, savor, shop, and see our gems in Legacy West

6007 Legacy West, Plano, TX 75024

www.marriott.com/dalbp

HEEM Scholarship Luncheon & Silent Auction 2019
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/

GMID
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/

RVA Champions Breakfast
Henrico, VA

Richmond Region Tourism

8 AM

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day, Richmond Region Tourism will be honoring local community members who have helped secure meetings and sporting events hosted in the Richmond Region. Local citizens will receive the RVA Champions Award to recognize their efforts in helping Richmond Region Tourism bring more than 200 meetings, conventions and tournaments to the region annually, generating an economic impact of over $115 million every year.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave, Henrico, VA 23228

https://www.visitrichmondva.com/partners/get-involved/rva-champions/

MPI VIRGINIA APRIL EDUCATION, COMMITTEE ONBOARDING & GMID CELEBRATION
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

Meetings and Travel Mean Business
Tysons Corner, VA

Hilton Worldwide
2 PM

Leadership Forum to educate Hilton customers and guests on the growth and strategy in regards to meetings and business travel. By invite only.

Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, Tysons Corner, VA

GMID Luncheon Event with Jay Gubrud " Be a Connector – Making a difference and adding value at every turn! "
Williamsburg, VA

Virginia MPI

11 AM 

“Connecting” is something that many MPI members do it every day, whether they are aware of it or not. They are constantly connecting with your stakeholders, members, coworkers, attendees, suppliers, family and the broader community. But are they making “Connections”? “Being a Connector” is about strengthening relationships and contributing to the success of fellow members. It has the other person’s best interest in mind. Being a connector is a simple yet powerful process that some do well and others will want to do even better. It is a process with three key pillars that have incredible benefits to all involved. Understand what “Being a Connector” is about and discover it’s 3 key pillars.

Learner Objectives:

1. Use connecting to better understand stakeholders, their interests, issues and priorities.
2. Creating value and strengthen relationships through connections you make.
3. Get closer to each other to find innovative solutions for today’s real time and ever changing event planning environments.
4. Through connecting, you will gain greater control, increased job satisfaction and enhance the meetings and events industry! 

http://mpivirginia.org/meetinginfo.php 

Washington State Convention Center - The Summit Building Construction Milestone
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.

 

Visit Seattle
Seattle, WA

Visit Seattle Annual Meeting
11:30 AM

Visit Seattle's Annual Meeting will review 2017 in the region and a look forward.  This year we will also be recognizing GMID and will focus on the meetings industry in our region.

Sheraton Seattle
Seattle, WA

www.visitseattle.org

MPI-Wisconsin Chapter and HSMAI Education and GMID Celebration
Appleton, WI

Wisonsin MPI

12 PM

Join us for a special session with Laura Schwartz, Professional Speaker, Author of Eat, Drink & Succeed and Television Commentator. Following her presentation Laura will host an interactive panel of MPI and HSMAI members to discuss the industry trends and hot topics.

Radisson Paper Valley
Appleton, WI

http://mpiwi.org/2018-April