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Thursday, April 11, 2024 // 1:00pm-7:00pm

Hosted by:

Desert Diamond Arena
9400 W Maryland Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85305

Get ready for an unforgettable celebration as Arizona comes alive to mark the Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) 2024! Presented by the US Travel Association and hosted by your Arizona MPI and HSMAI chapters, this event promises a day of inspiration, education, and networking like never before.

Highlights of the Day:

  • MPI and HSMAI Vendors: Explore the latest products and services from leading vendors in the meeting and hospitality industry. Discover innovative solutions to elevate your events and experiences.
  • Educational Sessions: Gain valuable insights from industry experts. Listen to Alison Brooks with Visit Mesa as she shares her expertise on autism certification, shedding light on creating inclusive events. Renie Cavallari with ASPIRE will address the importance of overcoming “Head Trash” in the fast-paced world of event planning.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals, forge new partnerships, and expand your network. The event provides ample opportunities for collaboration and building lasting relationships.
  • Watch Party and Celebration: Throughout the event we’ll be celebrating GMID 2024 with a watch party of MPI Global’s content. Join the excitement as we acknowledge the impact of the meetings and events industry on a global scale.
  • Meet our emcee, Kristy Siefkin! WIth over 15 years of experience in TV broadcasting, Kristy is a trusted expert in the art of clear and compelling communication. She is bringing her dynamic presence and honed communication skills to elevate our GMID celebration.
  • Closing Reception – No-host bar and munchies – one free drink ticket (beer and wine) is included in registration.

This is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of the industry’s resilience, innovation, and the power of connection. Save the date, and join us for Arizona Celebrates GMID 2024 – an event that promises to be both enriching and entertaining. See you at Desert Diamond Arena on April 11th!

Registration fees are $45 for MPI/HSMAI Members and $55 for Non-Members

Vendor Showcase fees are $250 for MPI/HSMAI Members and $350 for Non-Members.

Pre-registration closes at Noon on 4/8/24.