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GMIC Global Vision Presentation

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  • 1. Vision and Purpose February 2010
  • 2. The GMIC is the premier global community solely dedicated to sustainability not only through education, but also by spearheading research, policy and standards for the meetings and event industry
  • 3. 550 Members in 25 countries 45 Supporting Business Partners
  • 4. Our mission is to transform the global meetings industry through sustainability
  • 5. Our Manifesto We are thought leaders As leaders, we think and act with integrity. We’re a passionate and committed global tribe of individuals, who challenge the status quo and strive to create a better more sustainable world. We are early adopters, inspiring and advocating change. We are knowledgeable and experienced in sustainability and green meetings. We are creative and innovative. Being authentic we are auto-critical, practical and focus on action, improvement and measurable results. Our vision is to transform the meetings industry, creating a more successful and sustainable global meetings marketplace.
  • 6. Our sustainability principles are to: 1. eliminate our contribution to systematic increases in concentrations of substances from the Earth's crust.. 2. eliminate our contribution to systematic increases in concentrations of substances produced by society. 3. eliminate our contribution to the systematic physical degradation of nature through over-harvesting, introductions and other forms of modification. 4. eliminate our contribution to the systematic undermining of people’s ability to meet the needs.
  • 7. INGREDIENTS OF OUR VISION LEADERSHIP + KNOWLEDGE
  • 8. Our Vision of Success 1. By 2020, GMIC envision a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which – Achieves strategic goals that serve the economic, environmental and social interests of all stakeholders
  • 9. Our Vision of Success 2. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which – Incorporates the principles of sustainability into its management, organisation and reporting
  • 10. Our Vision of Success 3. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which – Impacts positively on the local and global society through diversity and inclusivity
  • 11. Our Vision of Success 4. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which – Promotes health and wellbeing, creativity and business effectiveness
  • 12. Backcasting from our vision
  • 13. Where are we going? Based on our principles and vision, the GMIC will develop a program of • Policy • Standards • Education • Research • Awareness
  • 14. Where are we going? By the end of 2010 the GMIC will • Be a dynamic community of +1000 members in Asia, Europe, North, Central and South America • Have 8 local Chapters in North America and Europe
  • 15. 2012 Objectives • Develop and provide services and products to promote education and awareness regarding sustainable meeting practices. • Promote collaboration and partnerships between industry, environment, community and government stakeholders to advance sustainability. • Create and maintain a sustainable meeting certification program for planners and suppliers.
  • 16. Supporting Business Members
  • 17. Come Join Us To join us and help to transform the meetings industry please contact TAMARA KENNEDY-HILL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GREEN MEETINGS INDUSTRY COUNCIL +1-503-332-5739 tamara@greenmeetings.info WWW.GREENMEETINGS.INFO
  • 18. Our brand identity – what does it mean? 1. THE GLOBE The globe expresses the worldwide reach of GMIC, and its global appeal around the planet. 2. THE CIRCLE The circle interlocks with the globe, representing the associations link to the planet. 3. THE LINE COLOURS The green represents GMIC’s core “green” values while the black represents the professionalism and commitment of the association 4. TAG LINE Inspiring Sustainability is the result of our work with our members
  • 19. Where have we come from? • 2003 – Formed in Portland, US – Instrumental in creating the first Green Meeting Guidelines with the Convention Industry Council • 2005 – Launched the first industry Green Meeting awards with IMEX – Started the US GMIC Conference • 2007 – European members invited to board • 2008 – Advisors to industry sustainability initiatives and standards – GMIC goes global
  • 20. Our Mantra Sustainability is our Vision Corporate Responsibility is our Obligation Green Meetings are our Strategy.
  • 21. What do we offer our members? Why Join Us? • Global network of likeminded individuals • Education • Recognition • Research • Leadership and Policy • Fun
  • 22. What do we offer business supporters? Why support us? • Focused business opportunities to a precisely targeted buyer • Brand recognition • Leadership development • Endorsement • Lobby and share you organizations views globally