Global Meetings Industry Day 2018 – Where Will You Celebrate?

Created to celebrate the ‘power of meetings’ and the global industry that supports them, the 2018 Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will be held worldwide on April 12th. “Real results, real impact, all around the world” is the focus of this year’s international day of advocacy.

AMA Executive Conference Centers is proud to be a contributor and supporter of the meetings industry. This year events are being held throughout the United States to bring together industry leaders. We’re proud to support those happening in our conference cities of: Atlanta, New York City, San Francisco and Washington DC.


Live! at the Battery – 825 Battery Avenue SE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA
April 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm ($40)
PCMA Southeast is proud to offer a day of celebrating and collaborating for the Atlanta event community. ‘Persona Station’ activities will give attendees the chance to create strategies on making events more personal for participants. Topics for round-robin style discussions will include marketing, education, and social media. All participants will receive a digital toolkit, with ideas collected from each station. Food and drink tickets are included in the registration fee. Attire is business casual.

NEW YORK (3 locations)

Albany Capital Center – 55 Eagle Street, Albany, NY
April 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm ($95 / Groups of 10 – $900 per table)
Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize regional meeting superstars at the inaugural MPI NENY Gala. The event includes a cocktail hour, awards presentation, dinner, dessert, and entertainment. A 50/50 raffle will be held to benefit MPI Global fundraising efforts. This event allows industry professionals to come together and celebrate accomplishments that have supported the MPI mission.

New York Academy of Sciences – WTC, 250 Greenwich St., 40th Flr., NYC
April 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm ($25/$35/$60/$90)
NY PCMA and MPI Greater NY is hosting a Global Meetings Industry Day event at the New York Academy of Sciences. Like-minded business leaders will have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals. Join the “Meetings Mean Business” conversation on social media using #GMID18.

NFL Experience Times Square – 20 Times Square, NYC
April 12 @ 5:30 pm
NYC & Company is celebrating New York’s commitment to hosting meetings throughout the city. Attend a networking reception, while checking out the city’s newest attraction, the NFL Experience! Expect local meeting planners and industry leaders to be in attendance for this celebration.


AT&T Park – 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
April 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm ($40 Planner / $50 Supplier)
An unforgettable night is planned for Bay Area meeting and event industry associations at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. This GMID Hospitality Grand Slam promises to hit it out of the park! An evening of networking, food and fun is planned. Ten associations will come together to advocate for the meetings and events industry.


Jefferson Memorial – 701 East Basin Drive SW, Washington DC
April 12 @ 10:00 am
Marriott’s of the Mid Atlantic will be hosting a GMID 2018 photo opportunity at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. Participants will be photographed wearing GMID tee shirts in front of a banner beginning at at 10:00 am.

For the complete list of Global Meetings Industry Day events click here. For more information on Meetings Mean Business and a toolkit for the annual Global Meetings Industry Day visit online at