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Atlanta Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT



Join us Thursday, April 4, 2019 for our annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) celebration. Our event community is gathering for an afternoon of socializing, collaborating, and celebrating. PCMA Southeast is proud to partner with IAEE SE, GSAE, SITE Southeast, and MPI Georgia for this event.

This year’s Atlanta-area event will take place at Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center. We’re planning a unique program that will show the power of our community. You won’t want to miss it.

Let’s show the world how the Atlanta event community comes together and rallies on our industry’s biggest day of the year.

Program Schedule:
3:30 – 4:00p   Registration
4:00 – 5:00p   Program: Industry Panel – How We Can Help in Combating Human Trafficking
5:00 – 6:00p   Networking Reception
5:45 – 6:00p   Gather for Group Photo
6:00 – 6:30p   Cash bar opens

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339

Renaissance Waverly is offering a rate of $189 for anyone needing accommodations on April 4th. The rate is based on availability. To inquire about reserving a room, please contact Chris Colbert.

Attire: Business casual

Registration fees:
Professional Member: $25.00
Associate Professional Member: $25.00
Supplier Partner Member: $25.00
Associate Supplier Partner Member: $25.00
Faculty Member: $25.00
Student Member: $25.00
Non-Member Planner: $30.00
Non-Member Supplier $30.00
Non-Member Faculty $30.00
Non-Member Student $25.00
Onsite Registration $35.00

One-hour networking reception inclusive of food, beverages and alcoholic beverages is included in the registration.


The year’s GMID Atlanta Event will be in support for the Covenant House. We are asking attendees to show their support by bringing donations, and/or donating a monetary amount.

For a list of requested donations, please click here. To order from our Amazon registry, please click here.

You may also elect add a monetary donation when you register; and we will be accepting cash, check and credit card donations on site.


Industry Panel – How We Can Help in Combating Human Trafficking

Panel Moderator:
Molly Johnson, CMP
has been in the meetings industry over 25 years working in all areas of hotels for both independent hotels and with the Hilton brand. Since 2015 Molly has been the Director of Convention Sales for the Wilmington, North Carolina Convention & Visitors Bureau primarily developing the growing Convention River District. Molly is a Past President of the MPI Carolinas Chapter and has served on multiple MPI committees & task forces on the International level, currently serving on the Chapter & Membership Advisory Council and has been a trained facilitator in the MPI program since 2017. She has also as served on the Event Industry Council Item Review Panel for several years developing questions found on the current CMP exam. 2018-2019 she is serving on the PCMA Advocacy Task Force. In the Wilmington community Molly is a Board Member for A Safe Place which is a local non-profit assisting victims of human trafficking with. For the last six years she has worked as a victim advocate, facilitates hotel awareness training and does fundraising. The organization has grown to include an outreach center, an emergency shelter and a transitional home.


Don’t delay! Online registration closes at 5pm on Monday, April 1. You do not want to miss this year’s GMID!




Thank you to our sponsors:





April 4
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Lisa Kraus GardnerAtlanta Area 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day