April 22-25, 2012

Montreal, Quebec

Hilton Montreal Bonaventure | April 22-25, 2012 | Presented By GMIC

Now Offering A Virtual Conference Experience!

Can’t attend in person? Join us for a unique virtual conference experience! View live-streaming conference sessions and participate in moderated Q&A via the #GMICconference twitter feed! Register for the VIRTUAL PASS ticket today to receive a custom link and password that will grant you special access to the virtual broadcast platform.

>> Online registration now open!  CLICK HERE to view the virtual agenda and registration information!

Less Than One Month Away

The GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference is scheduled for April 22-25, 2012 at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure. Explore the latest green meeting strategies in the unique and sophisticated setting of Montreal, Quebec. Before and after conference sessions, shop Sainte-Catherine Street, tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Montreal, hike Mount Royal, and experience Montreal’s unsurpassed sustainable dining options.

Discounted Transportation Options

>> Travel by Train: CLICK HERE to learn how to travel for free on our Sustainability Train!

>> Travel by Air: BOOK ONLINE with Air Canada and receive 15% off your fare! Promo code: QNB3HCN1

>> Travel by Air: BOOK ONLINE with Porter Airlines and receive 20% off your fare! Promo code: GMIC20

>> Explore Montreal on a Shoestring! CLICK HERE to download the complete guide.

Latest Industry Developments

The annual GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference is the premier event for planners and suppliers to address sustainability issues that are redefining the events industry. Whether you are an experienced green meetings professional or in the beginning stages of implementing green event practices, the annual Sustainable Meetings Conference will help take your green meeting strategies to the next level.

The core design of the conference embeds the framework of the APEX/ASTM sustainable meeting standards in an exciting and interactive environment. Explore measurement techniques, reporting methods, sustainable supply chain management, cutting-eMobile Application Technologydge hybrid meeting technologies, and the significance of sustainability strategy on a global level.

Building on the momentum from the 2011 GAME ON! event, the 2012 Sustainable Meetings Conference will continue to apply gaming theory principles to the conference design. Enjoy customized mobile application technology, experiential learning tracks, case study integration, and virtual access elements.


Tour Cirque du Soleil Headquarters

On Wednesday afternoon following the final Sustainable Meetings Conference session, attendees will have the option to sign up for a special offsite tour of Cirque du Soleil’s international headquarters. This unique opportunity is reserved for partners and close associates of Cirque du Soleil. Tour the training studios and workshops and explore the history of the company and the programs related to Cirque du Soleil’s social responsibility.

>> Space is limited to 45 attendees CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!


Hosted By The Green Meeting Industry Council

The Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) is a global community dedicated to sustainability in the meetings and events industry, not only through education but also by spearheading research, policy and standards.  The GMIC has led the development of numerous sustainability standards and metrics that are endorsed by the industry as whole. As a global nonprofit association, the GMIC has  member representation in over 20 countries.