The Industry Comes Together for GMID 2023
How the meetings industry is celebrating #GMID2023
Destinations across the United States are showing just how much #meetingsmatter. This year marks the sixth annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), hosted by U.S. Travel Association and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), where meeting professionals display their appreciation for the industry that brings us all together.
“Professional meetings are critical to the success of other industries like manufacturing, education and healthcare, bringing together decision makers across the public and private sectors,” said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association. “When you think about it, there is practically no industry sector that doesn’t rely on professional travel to advance its business or goals.”
In fact, a survey by J.D. Power and Tourism Economics found that 81% percent of business executives see business travel as vital to their operations. It’s so vital that it’s worth celebrating, read below see ways meeting profs are doing just that.