Thursday, April 16, 2015, was North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID) - an initiative by the Meetings Mean Business Coalition to raise awareness about the incredible value that meetings, travel and events bring to the U.S. economy.
The Heartland Chapter was a
supporter of the Greater Kansas City area's NAMID event titled, "Destination
Celebration" which brought together representatives from over 40
destinations across North America and nearly 100 meeting professionals from
around the region. The event was held at Studio Dan Meiners in downtown Kansas
City and was co-chaired by David Kinney, PCMA Heartland Chapter Incoming President and
Director of Midwest Sales for the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
and Lisa Lopez, Director of Sales for NYC & Co. Missy Johnson, Principal at MJMeetings, LLC and PCMA Heartland
Chapter Past-President was the event meeting planner.