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Global Meetings Industry Day

  • Shaw Conference Centre 9797 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB, T5J 1N9 Canada (map)

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) brings together leaders from across the meetings and events industry to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities. Meeting professionals across the world participate in the international day of advocacy, with more than 120 events held across 6 continents in 2017. This year's tagline is "Real results, real impact, all around the world."

This year, MPI Greater Edmonton Chapter, PCMA Canada West, ILEA Edmonton, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and CanSPEP are teaming up to bring you the event with thousands of industry professionals celebrating all over the globe.Join the meetings industry as we come together for Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12th. We invite all meeting professionals from planners, to speakers, to suppliers and beyond to join us for a day of celebration and recognition of our industry.


7:00 AM - Registration Open
7:45 AM - Welcome Remarks
8:15 AM - Speaker - Roger Haskett
10:00 AM - Event Concludes

Breakfast will be provided. 

Tickets on sale now!

$50 member/non-member



Speaker Bio: Roger Haskett

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Roger is an award-winning international keynote speaker who ignites positive transformational change in teams and individuals. He creates engagement through topics ranging from the power of play to stress management, performance excellence, and effective communication.

In short - Roger helps people and organizations create engagement in their work and personal lives.

Roger also has an impressive background in acting and education. He holds a BFA in Acting, and a Master of Arts in Education, and has appeared in over 175 films, TV shows, and commercials. You may have seen him in shows like the X-Files, Supernatural, Stargate, iRobot, iZombie, Wayward Pines or You Me Her.