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Growing Advocacy from Coast to Coast

April 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am7:00 pm EDT

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the power that our industry has when passionate professionals come together to prove the value of face to face meetings. Join the PCMA Capital Chapter and MPI-Potomac for a day of advocacy, education, and networking as we learn to engage legislators, dive into hot topics, and support a worthy cause along the way. We are growing advocacy coast to coast and invite you along for the ride!

Registration Open! There are two options for GMID, see schedules below.

Hill Day Event Schedule:
8:30 am – 9:00 am     Registration – Coffee/Pastries
9:00 am – 11:00 am   Training for Hill Day
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Lunch on own
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Hill Appointments
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Reception

Afternoon Education* Schedule:
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm     Registration
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Education Session
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Reception

*Please note the 2019 All Access Season Pass includes the afternoon education session registration. More details here.

Planner Members: apply for the 2019 Scholarship Program to attend either the full Hill Day event registration or the Afternoon Education registration. Both include the networking reception. Apply now.

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) brings together leaders from across the meetings and events industry to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities. Meeting professionals across the world participate in the international day of advocacy, with more than 200 events held across 6 continents in 2018.

Thank You Sponsors!

Ronald Reagan Building, Experience KissimmeeSan Francisco Travel, Visit Raleigh, and CMR

Experience Kissimmee is a proud sponsor of GMID and excited to bring a unique experience from Kissimmee. Located in the heart of Kissimmee, Give Kids the World Village inspires hope and creates priceless memories for the kids and families that visit. The village operates fully on volunteers and offers great team building opportunities for groups to contribute to their mission. Join us throughout the day at GMID by spending a few minutes of your time to create village amenities, enjoy a little networking during the process, and leave your mark in creating a lasting impact for many.  Those who participate will be entered into a drawing to win a Grand Kissimmee Getaway.
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop.


April 4, 2019
9:00 am– 7:00 pm
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Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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PCMA Capital Chapter
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