Global Meetings Industry Day

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), held on April 4, 2019, will bring together leaders from across the meetings and events industry, showcasing the impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on our industry. Meeting professionals across the world participate in the international day of advocacy. In 2018, over 206 events were held in 41 countries.

PCMA chapters across the country are planning events to showcase the value our industry brings across the board. See below if your PCMA chapter is hosting or partnering with an event or find an event closest to you.

How would you like to get involved?

  • Help spread the industry’s value story with resources from the Meetings Mean Business Communications Toolkit.
  • Click here to share promotional graphics with your social networks using our pre-drafted text, or words of your own!
  • Don’t forget to use #pcma and #GMID19 in your posts — make sure you’re following @pcmahq on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Get started

Interested in hosting a GMID event? You’ve come to the right place! The materials on here will help you host a high-impact event that contributes to the international day of advocacy. We’ve outlined three simple steps below to help you get started:

Step 1: Start the Planning Process
Fill out the GMID 2019 Event Registration Form. This form will ensure you are included on future GMID host emails.

Step 2: Get Supporting Materials
The resources and materials below will help you plan your event and ensure that as an industry we continue to speak about GMID with a united voice.

Step 3: The Day Of

    • Use the #GMID19 hashtag in your social media posts
    • Follow and participate in the online conversation
    • Share your event photos and recaps with MMB
    • Invite the media and elected officials to attend and learn about the importance of meetings in your community.

Promote your event:

  • Share promotional graphics with your social networks using our pre-drafted text, or words of your own!
  • Don’t forget to share pics from your event! Upload your GMID event photos here. Make sure to include the event name and people featured in the file name e.g., Capital Chapter_Jane Doe_John Doe.png
  • Look for a GMID event near you or view local PCMA Chapter events below.
  • Share how much you care by using #pcma and #GMID19 in your posts — make sure you’re following @pcmahq on FacebookTwitter and Instagram
  • Keep the advocacy going post-event by uploading your photos. Make sure to include the event name and people featured in the file name e.g., Capital Chapter_Jane Doe_John Doe.png

Attend a PCMA GMID event near you!

Global Meetings Industry Day Events

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