1. About Green Meetings Industry Council

    The Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) is the premier global community solely dedicated to sustainability in the meetings and events industry, not only through education but also by spearheading research, policy and standards. GMIC is a non profit professional meetings association with member representation in over 20 countries. The GMIC is 100% focused on advancing sustainability in the meetings industry, helping leaders of all levels, Join Us in Making Meetings Better through Sustainability!

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    2. IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award

      Explore Meetings Net (Jan 18 2017)

      IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award ...ear. And the emphasis on teamwork is important. In a post on the IMEX Group blog, Mariela McIlwraith with the Green Meeting Industry Council—IMEX’s partner in developing the new award—explains, “Collaboration is the watc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Green Meetings Industry Council

    3. 2016 Hall of Leaders and Pacesetter Inductees Announced

      Explore Meetings Net (May 16 2016)

      ...vation Global , submitted by Society for Incentive Travel Excellence • Mariela McIlwraith, Meeting Change and Green Meeting Industry Council, submitted by MPI The Hall of Leaders has thus far welcomed 119 pioneers into i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   ISES   CMP

    4. Green Meeting Industry Council Relaunches as Part of CIC

      Explore Meetings Net (Feb 26 2016)

      ... a natural, easy process to always be thinking about how to include GMIC/sustainability in everything we do.” GMIC Structure As a council of CIC, GMIC will have a a specific mandate like the APEX Initiative and the CMP C... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   PBS   CMP   Convention Industry Council

    5. IMEX America 2015 Draws 10,600 to Las Vegas

      Explore Meetings Net (Oct 16 2015)

      ...eting Association International, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, Global Business Travel Association, Green Meeting Industry Council, and European Cities Marketing. At the closing press conference, Bloom congratu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   Meeting Professionals International   American Society of Association Executives

    6. 20 Totally Doable Ideas for Greener, Kinder, Better Events

      Explore Meetings Net (Oct 13 2015)

      ...d!” Such is the reaction of many planners: Going green seems overwhelming. Where to start? Paulson began with GMIC’s certification program. (Get more information here.) But you can start smaller than that, just by incorp... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Leed   CMP   Green Meetings Industry Council

    7. IAEE Supports Sustainability Certification for Exhibitions and Events

      Explore exhibitoronline.com (Oct 15 2014)

      IAEE Supports Sustainability Certification for Exhibitions and Events ...hrough iCompli, an independent third party certification body endorsed by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC), the industry organization that led the development of the standards. Certified applicants receive an of... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Orange County Convention Center   CMP   ISO

    8. 6 Ways to Green Your Expo

      Explore Meetings Net (Jun 4 2014)

      ...00-square-foot booth, was that they were destined for the dumpster. He told that story to an audience at the Green Meeting Industry Council’s Sustainable Meetings conference in May, when he shared a stage with Tom Bowma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   Convention Center   Green Meetings Industry Council

    9. Meeting of the Green Meeting Minds

      Explore Meetings Net (Apr 30 2014)

      Meeting of the Green Meeting Minds ...remiahOwyang.JPG Social media expert Jeremiah Owyang, chief catalyst and founder of Crowd Companies, spoke to GMIC’s conference participants about how large companies are tapping into the collaborative economy.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Green Meetings Industry Council

    10. Sustainable Meetings Conference: Making Little Ideas Big

      Explore Meetings Net (Apr 30 2014)

      ...xhibiting company’s thumbdrive. It would eliminate the building of booths. • Spread the Sustainability Turn GMIC into a lobbying or advocacy association or council that engages with policymakers, legislators, and gover... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicago   Green Meetings Industry Council

    11. GMIC 2014 Sustainable Meetings

      Explore Corporate Event Planning (Apr 16 2014)

      GMIC 2014 Sustainable Meetings ...he Value of Sustainability Across Brands, Organizations and […] This year’s Green Meetings Industry Council (GMIC) conference kicked off with an invigorating session featuring GMIC board member and Oracle VP Paul Saling... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Green Meetings Industry Council

    12. Going green? Here’s a Top 10 to consider

      Explore Plan Your Meetings (Apr 1 2014)

      ...nable events in 2014. This year’s list is the first to come out since the Convention Industry Council and the Green Meetings Industry Council released it acronym-heavy ASTM/APEX standards for sustainable meetings. AST... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   Orlando   Chicago

    13. Green Meeting Conference Partners with Stop Hunger Now

      Explore Corporate Event Planning (Mar 29 2014)

      Green Meeting Conference Partners with Stop Hunger Now ...l event will be held April 15–17 at the […] The GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference, hosted annually by the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC), has partnered with Stop Hunger Now for a donation campaign with a goal ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Green Meetings Industry Council

    14. Meet the 2014 Collaborate 40 Under 40

      Explore Collaborate Meetings (Feb 25 2014)

      Meet the 2014 Collaborate 40 Under 40 ...general manager of Oceans Blue Foundation, where she worked from 2000-2003. She was executive director of the Green Meeting Industry Council for nearly four years before joining MeetGreen in 2007. Having discovered the m... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boston   Las Vegas   ISES

    15. Submit now for IMEX-GMIC green awards

      Explore Plan Your Meetings (Feb 19 2014)

      Submit now for IMEX-GMIC green awards ...ual 2014 IMEX-GMIC Green Awards, which recognize the sustainability practices encouraged by both IMEX and the Green Meeting Industry Council. The IMEX-GMIC awards — the first in the international meetings, events and inc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   CMP   PCMA   Green Meetings Industry Council

    16. Leading by example in San Fran

      Explore Plan Your Meetings (Feb 11 2014)

      Leading by example in San Fran ...GMIC Certificate in Sustainable Meetings Planning. They will present their case study findings to the greater GMIC community and, ideally, walk away with the knowledge, tools and confidence to implement green meetings an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Green Meetings Industry Council

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