Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

April 06 2016

Global Meetings Industry Day – April 14

Bob Kobosky, Chair, Chapter Relations Committee
Join in and support the Meetings Mean Business campaign at the Global Meetings Industry Day Event on April 14 at the Sheraton Madison Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. The event is hosted by the MPI Wisconsin Chapter and they are welcoming all industry partners to participate in this educational and networking opportunity. Even more, GMC PCMA members are offered the MPI member registration rate! 

April 14 is the first Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), organized by Meetings Mean Business, and marks the expansion of North American Meetings Industry Day held last year. This global day of advocacy will spotlight the substantial value derived from business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions. We are delighted to have Dawn Zanoni, CMM with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism with us to speak about this monumental day. In addition, there will be a for a knockout session with Shawna Suckow, CMP entitled “The Planner Supplier Rumble.” Shawna is a 20-year planner veteran who brings the planner and supplier together in a mock boxing match to discuss ways to improve industry collaboration in her presentation The Planner - Supplier Rumble! This is a match-up you don’t want to miss!

The agenda for the day will be:

10:00am-12:00pm   Registration
12:00-1:00pm       Lunch and Networking
1:00-4:00pm         The Planner - Supplier Rumble! 
4:00pm                   Reception - Sponsored by Sheraton Madison

Register for the event at http://www.mpiwi.org/2016-April. MPI Wisconsin is offering their member registration rate for all GMC PCMA members. Registration is $55.00 through April 7, then increases to $75.00. The Sheraton Madison is offering a special rate of $99.00 for those attending the event.