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GMID Corporate Social Responsibility - Our Industry’s Role in Addressing and Acting Against Human Trafficking

4 April, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Convene at 730 Third Avenue
730 Third Avenue
New York, NY
MPIGNY, PCMA and SITE Northeast

MPIGNY, PCMA and SITE Northeast Present Education and Engagement on
Global Meetings Industry Day

Overview presented by Executive Director of ECPAT followed by a panel of our industry’s corporate leaders sharing stories of how they got involved, what their associates are doing, and how you can join the effort.   We will also hear from a survivor.  Full speaker panel will be announced shortly

3:00pm – Registration & Networking
3:30pm -  Presentation & Panel Discussion
4:45pm – CSR Activity & Networking Reception


Learner Outcomes
  • Understand the scope of the issue
  • Recognize the signs of human trafficking
  • Know how to report suspected trafficking
  • What you can do within your company and in your own travels to combat this global issue
  • Complete an activity that will benefit a local organization


David Peckinpaugh – President, Maritz Global Events  
Carol Smolenski – Executive Director, ECPAT
Shanfia Bennett – Survivor and Mentor
Robin Carter – Consulting Advisor, Atlas Travel
Jessica Schultz -- Senior Manager of Community Engagement, Hyatt Hotels 

Planner Member: $35
Planner Non-Member: $45
Supplier Member: $60
Supplier Non-Member: $90 
Verified Student: $25

Thank you to our sponsors
Kalahari Pocono Mountains



Venue Details

Convene at 730 Third Avenue is an incredible event space in Midtown East that is sure to impress your participants. One of our largest locations, it's perfect for your next town hall, conference, or reception and can seat up to 430 people in the Wharton Forum. The column-free, two-story room has 30 foot ceilings, with plenty of natural light and unobstructed and iconic views of Manhattan. As the first-ever Convene property and part of the company's signature collection, this property offers 40,000 square feet of space, with easy flow from the Forum space to 12 different breakout rooms which is ideal for multi-day events or trainings. Located just two blocks from Grand Central Terminal, 730 Third Avenue currently hosts the world's most important meetings and iconic events, from the James Beard Awards to attendees from the United Nations. 

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