U.S. Travel Association Launches Sustainability Initiative

U.S. Travel Association Launches Sustainability Initiative

Sustainability in the meeting and event industry is a long-term strategy, one that necessitates the launching of 20- to 30-year plan. A new effort led by the U.S. Travel Association just might the start of such an initiative. “The new science around removing carbon...
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Meeting Professionals Rally on GMID

Meeting Professionals Rally on GMID

Meeting professionals gathered in force on Global Meetings Industry Day 2022, delivering a resounding affirmation of the importance of business meetings and events. Meetings Mean Business, the coalition focused on raising awareness on the value of face-to-face meetings, ...
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GMID Roots Are in Canada

GMID Roots Are in Canada

When a group of meeting professionals in Edmonton, Canada, came up with the idea to have a day devoted to the profession, little did they know their gathering would be the genesis of what is now known as Global Meetings Industry Day. Meeting professionals will gather T...
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How to Participate in Global Meetings Industry Day

How to Participate in Global Meetings Industry Day

This Thursday, April 7, the meeting and event industry will come together to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day, an international day of advocacy and education designed to spotlight the importance and economic impact of business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel...
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Masks Optional on U.S. Airlines Following Court Ruling

Masks Optional on U.S. Airlines Following Court Ruling

The federal mask mandate for travelers on U.S. airlines has ended. Less than two weeks after meeting professionals gathered for Global Meetings Industry Day with a sense of optimism about the recovery of business meetings and events, a federal judge in Florida struck dow...
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