Global Meetings Industry Day | A day to remember

6 April, 2017   Events, Tips & news, Why Mexico?

April 6th, 2017: The day has come and Meeting professionals from around the world join the celebration of Global Meetings International Day 2017.

The institution of a special day to commemorate the efforts made so far is a so deserved recognition to this growing Industry, which has proven solid backgrounds, continuous training and giant steps into technology integration.

To this matter, the advantages offered by technology have not taken long to be adopted by MICE industry in this global and competent market. Tools online go way farther than just accessing the Internet:

Online Platforms
Allowing professionals from all parts of the world to get to know the key selling points and features offered by all sort of venues while allowing hosts to give rapid and timely response to the RFP’s received –like the one Cvent has tailored.

Cloud-based
Shared files that make it simple to go along the paperwork which once was a bit trouble for both parts.

CRM systems
That ensure proper follow up of business and quality of service, monitoring status, meet deadlines an much more.

Webinars
Thanks to all the big players of this Industry who put their knowledge at the service of those seeking being in the vanguard of each topic related; each partaker can be properly trained, immersed in new trends, learn from the experts; resulting in the delivery of best service and response time.

And last but not least: Social Media channels
These once-thought as only entertaining, spare-time media, has helped consolidate the endeavors done by the industry in an amicable and refreshing point of view, making it accessible to all the MICE community.

Meetings in Mexico by Meetings by Velas Resorts

Key factors that have helped MICE industry to leverage a growth of leaps and bounds making it more accessible and attractive to hold events in other parts of the world away from the home city of the client.

All these achievements make us feel really proud of the segment we have helped succeed; therefore Mexico joins the #GMID17 with a series of conferences, worktables, forums and networking to be held locally as convened by MeetingsMeanBussiness –the driving force behind the institution of this celebration.

Among other lectures offered, we find:

  • Marketing and Branding: Leverage through Events –by Carl Emberson | Entrepreneur
  • Successful Experience in Indiana –by Leonard Hoops | President of ‘Visit Indy’
  • The Impact of MICE industry in terms of Tourism –by Fernando Olvera | Guanajuato State Tourism Ministry

This is “how meetings foster strong relationships, drive positive outcomes and support vibrant communities.” –Meetings Mean Business

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