Global Meetings Industry Day 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
A GMID breakfast event will announce the launch of the Australasian chapter of the Association for Women in Events (AWE) and celebrate the impact of women in the events industry. The breakfast is organized by ShowGizmo, with support from AWE, IACC, and Cliftons, a Wellington venue. https://showgizmo.com/gmid
The Professional Convention Management Association Capital Chapter and Meeting Professionals International Potomac Chapter are banding together for a GMID educational event will combine speaker and panel presentations with a rally that will highlight pending legislation and current administration policies that may affect meetings. The event will be held at the Sphinx Club.
Meeting Professionals International’s Greater Calgary Chapter will host a GMID breakfast at the National Music Center that includes a panel of meeting and event professionals who have been named to Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 list by lifestyle magazine Avenue. http://mpi-gcc.org/GMID___NMID
Ten Bay Area associations will celebrate GMID together at the Hospitality Grandslam, a networking reception at 5 p.m. PT at AT&T Park. Participating groups include the Professional Convention Management Association, Meeting Professionals International, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, International Live Events Association, Corporate Event Marketing Association, Senior Planners Industry Network, and more.
Manchester, England (virtual)
Positive Impact Events will recognize GMID with a webinar at 9 a.m. GMT on meeting sustainability. A panel of experts will discuss essential event trends, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and enhancing attendee engagement through community initiatives. http://www.positiveimpactevents.com/gmid-webinar/
Two significant panel discussions, one on the economic impact of meetings and another on safety and security, will be at the heart of Austin’s GMIC event from 3:30–7:30 CT at Brazos Hall. Don’t miss the hosted reception and music, sponsored by the Austin chapter of the International Live Events Association and the Austin CVB. http://gmidatx.org/
On April 4, the chief minister of Penang is scheduled to hold a press conference declaring April 6 Penang Meetings Industry Day and reiterating the state’s commitment to strengthening the meetings industry. http://www.pceb.my/
Meeting Professionals International Denmark Chapter is planning an all-day open house at the IDA Mødecenter, with sessions, open discussions, and video streaming from other GMID events around the world. http://mpidenmark.dk/event/gmid17/
In honor of GMID, MeetHuntsville is warming up its thumbs. The bureau will launch a tweetchat at 10 a.m., engaging area meeting professionals in a conversation about meetings and events in the city.