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Gmic global vision2

  1. 1. Vision and Purpose February 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  3. 3. 550 Members in 25 countries 45 Supporting Business Partners
  4. 4. <ul><li>Our mission is to transform </li></ul><ul><li>the global meetings industry through sustainability </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Manifesto <ul><li>We are thought leaders </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>We are early adopters, inspiring and advocating change. We are knowledgeable and experienced in sustainability and green meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>We are creative and innovative . Being authentic we are auto-critical, practical and focus on action, improvement and measurable results. </li></ul><ul><li>Our vision is to transform the meetings industry, creating a more successful and sustainable global meetings marketplace. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Our sustainability principles are to: <ul><li>eliminate our contribution to systematic increases in concentrations of substances from the Earth's crust.. </li></ul><ul><li>eliminate our contribution to systematic increases in concentrations of substances produced by society. </li></ul><ul><li>eliminate our contribution to the systematic physical degradation of nature through over-harvesting, introductions and other forms of modification. </li></ul><ul><li>eliminate our contribution to the systematic undermining of people’s ability to meet the needs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>LEADERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>KNOWLEDGE </li></ul>INGREDIENTS OF OUR VISION
  8. 8. Our Vision of Success <ul><li>1. By 2020, GMIC envision a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieves strategic goals that serve the economic, environmental and social interests of all stakeholders </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Our Vision of Success <ul><li>2. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporates the principles of sustainability into its management, organisation and reporting </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Our Vision of Success <ul><li>3. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impacts positively on the local and global society through diversity and inclusivity </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Our Vision of Success <ul><li>4. By 2020, GMIC envisions a transformed meeting and event industry, driving towards sustainability which </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotes health and wellbeing, creativity and business effectiveness </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Backcasting from our vision
  13. 13. Where are we going? <ul><li>Based on our principles and vision, the GMIC will develop a program of </li></ul><ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul>
  14. 14. Where are we going? <ul><li>By the end of 2010 the GMIC will </li></ul><ul><li>Be a dynamic community of +1000 members in Asia, Europe, North, Central and South America </li></ul><ul><li>Have 8 local Chapters in North America and Europe </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Develop and provide services and products to promote education and awareness regarding sustainable meeting practices. </li></ul><ul><li>Promote collaboration and partnerships between industry, environment, community and government stakeholders to advance sustainability. </li></ul><ul><li>Create and maintain a sustainable meeting certification program for planners and suppliers. </li></ul>2012 Objectives
  16. 16. Supporting Business Members
  17. 17. Where have we come from? <ul><li>2003 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed in Portland, US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instrumental in creating the first Green Meeting Guidelines with the Convention Industry Council </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2005 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched the first industry Green Meeting awards with IMEX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Started the US GMIC Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European members invited to board </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisors to industry sustainability initiatives and standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GMIC goes global </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. What do we offer our members? <ul><li>Why Join Us? </li></ul><ul><li>Global network of likeminded individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Fun </li></ul>
  19. 19. What do we offer business supporters? <ul><li>Why support us? </li></ul><ul><li>Focused business opportunities to a precisely targeted buyer </li></ul><ul><li>Brand recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership development </li></ul><ul><li>Endorsement </li></ul><ul><li>Lobby and share you organizations views globally </li></ul>
  20. 20. Come Join Us <ul><li>To join us and help to transform the meetings industry please contact </li></ul>TAMARA KENNEDY-HILL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GREEN MEETINGS INDUSTRY COUNCIL +1-503-332-5739 [email_address] WWW.GREENMEETINGS.INFO

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