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2019 Global Meetings Industry Day

April 4, 2019
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia
United States
Organizer
MPI Georgia

Note: All registrations will be processed through PCMA Southeast.

Join us Thursday, April 4, 2019 for the annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) celebration. Our event community is gathering industry professionals around the world to showcase the power of meetings, events, conventions, exhibitions and more. MPI Georgia is proud to partner with IAEE SE, GSAE, SITE Southeast, and PCME Southeast for this event.

Come celebrate how “Meetings Mean Business” with MPI Georgia and meet other professionals in the industry outside of our MPI community. 


Location:

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339


Program Schedule:

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM   Registration
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM   Program
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Networking Reception
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM   Gather for Group Photo
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM   Cash Bar Opens


Program:

Industry Panel – How We Can Help in Combating Human Trafficking

 
Molly Johnson, CMP has been in the meetings industry over 25 years working in all areas of hotels for both independent hotels and with the Hilton brand. Since 2015 Molly has been the Director of Convention Sales for the Wilmington, North Carolina Convention & Visitors Bureau primarily developing the growing Convention River District. Molly is a Past President of the MPI Carolinas Chapter and has served on multiple MPI committees & task forces on the International level, currently serving on the Chapter & Membership Advisory Council and has been a trained facilitator in the MPI program since 2017. She has also served on the Event Industry Council Item Review Panel for several years developing questions found on the current CMP exam. For 2018-2019 she is serving on the PCMA Advocacy Task Force. In the Wilmington community Molly is a Board Member for A Safe Place which is a local non-profit assisting victims of human trafficking with. For the last six years she has worked as a victim advocate, facilitates hotel awareness training and does fundraising. The organization has grown to include an outreach center, an emergency shelter and a transitional home.




The year’s GMID Atlanta Event will be in support for the Covenant House. We are asking attendees to show their support by bringing donations, and/or donating a monetary amount.

For a list of requested donations, please click here. To order from our Amazon registry, please click here.

You may also elect to add a monetary donation when you register; and we will be accepting cash, check and credit card donations on site.


Recommended Attire:
Business casual


Registration Rates:

Professional Member: $25.00
Associate Professional Member: $25.00
Supplier Partner Member: $25.00
Associate Supplier Partner Member: $25.00
Faculty Member: $25.00
Student Member: $25.00
Non-Member Planner: $30.00
Non-Member Supplier $30.00
Non-Member Faculty $30.00
Non-Member Student $25.00
Onsite Registration $35.00

One-hour networking reception inclusive of food, beverages and alcoholic beverages is included in the registration.

Don’t delay! Online registration closes at 5:00 PM on Monday, April 1. You do not want to miss this year’s GMID!

 

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