The governors of North Carolina and Mississippi signed into law discriminatory legislation that does not support the values of our industry. Organizations across the U.S. have had a strong reaction and future revenues from meetings and events will potentially decrease exponentially, if the law is not repealed. Below are the letters written to both governors by our CEO Deborah Sexton. We encourage you to write your own.
Letter to Governor Bryant, Mississippi
Letter to Governor McCrory, North Carolina
Cynthia Fenneman explains how to build a good relationship and gain ROI in the industry.
How else can you show your support?
- Utilize the industry tools provided by the Meetings Means Business Collation – This toolkit helps you tell our industry’s story with resources to assist you with articulating the economic impact and business productivity of face-to-face meetings and events. Find out more.
- Download the Meetings Means Business App. This app, available in both the Apples iTunes Store and the Android Google Play Store, serves as the on-the-go resource for industry leaders along with meetings and travel professionals. Features include quick access to collateral materials, data points, editorial content, the latest industry news and other important information. The app will also serve an additional entry point and engagement tool for industry professionals looking to get involved with the campaign.