Global Meetings Industry Day 2024

Date: April 11, 2024

Time: 07:00AM - 07:00PM

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12 Clock Hours | Domain A: Strategic Planning

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on Thursday, April 11, 2024, MPI will be hosting GMID: Virtual, a live, 12-hour broadcast featuring education and activities worth 12 clock hours at absolutely no charge to you! Given the global challenges that our industry has been facing, this is an opportunity to connect virtually to gain valuable education and resources to help our industry move forward stronger than ever before. 

The live broadcast will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (06:00 to 18:00) Central Standard Time and connect you with industry leaders from all over the world. This year's theme was "The Event Professional's Journey"

While the broadcast is FREE, we’re asking you to consider donating $10 towards supporting the efforts of the MPI Foundation. Throughout the broadcast, you will have the opportunity to hear how the MPI Foundation has made an impact. 

GMID: Virtual is the perfect event to rally together because when we meet, we change the world.

About GMID

GMID began as Canadian National Meetings Industry Day, which was a 20+ year tradition in Canada created by the Canadian Chapters of MPI. It expanded to North American Meetings Industry Day in 2015 through the efforts of Meetings Mean Business. 2016 was the first global edition, continued to be led by Meetings Mean Business (which is now an arm of U.S. Travel). GMID is currently an initiative of Meetings Mean Business under U.S Travel; however, many industry associations, chapters and organizations host events in its celebration. MPI has hosted our annual 12-hour broadcast since 2018.

About MPI

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including nearly 14,000 engaged members. It has It has nearly 70 chapters, clubs and members in more than 75 countries worldwide. "When we meet, we change the world."

About MPI Foundation

Whether you’re an industry veteran or just getting started in your career, the MPI Foundation is committed to giving back to you and our incredible industry. A donation to the MPI Foundation helps secure the meeting and event profession for the future. When you help the people who bring people together, you help change the world. Donate today!