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Global Meetings Industry Day

Apr 12, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Global Meetings Industry Day – April 12, 2018
 
Registration now open at this link.

Date:

April 12, 2018

Venue:           
The Globe and Mail Centre
16th Floor
351 King Street East
Toronto ON M5A 0N1
 
Time:

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Connect Up:
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 
Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) brings together leaders from across the meeting 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. Last year, more than 120 events were held across the globe including Toronto.

The 2018 program is designed for both planner and suppliers featuring a range of hot button topics impacting our industry. From digital trends to cyber security to the latest styles in design experience we’ve got you covered.


Connect Up
Join us for a unique opportunity to learn and grow through connection! At GMID 2018, we will be holding an exciting networking event called “Connect Up” (formerly Mentor Café) after the main presentation. Divided into five zones of distinct discussion topics, participants will rotate through three zones to connect with each zone specialist as well as other participants in a dynamic knowledge exchange. Each participant will have the chance to absorb wisdom as well as impart it.

Follow us @MPIToronto #GMID18 #GMID2018TO for regular program updates.
 
Program AT A Glance
  8:00am –  8:55am - Welcome & Influence Award presentation
  8:55am –  9:50am - GMID Headlines: The Protalks
Three presenters on the clock for 15 minutes each.*
  9:50am -10:00am - Networking Break
10:00am -10:55am - Experiencing Transformation: Innovative Approaches in Event Design*
10:55am -11:00am - GMID Conclusion
11:15am -12:25pm - Connect Up
12:25am -  1:00pm - Box lunch

Schedule as of January 26, 2018
*Speakers and Panellist to be announced soon
 
Registration Rates:
  
Regular rate (February 8 to April 5)                 

Industry Rate: $85                                  
Non-Industry Guest Rate: $115                                 

Late Rate (April 6 -12)
Industry Rate: $105
Non-Industry Guest Rate: $135

Students                     
$ 40                                    
 
Thank you to our Industry Partner Associations. All members of the following Associations are eligible for the industry rate:


•             Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC)
•             Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM)
•             Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS)
•             Canadian Hotel Marketing and Sales Executives (CHMSE)
•             Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Trillium Chapter
•             Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP)
•             International Live Events Association (ILEA)
•             Professional Convention Management Association Canada East Chapter (PCMA)
•             SITE Canada
•             Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN)

Registration now open at this link.