Marriott celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day with Thought Leaders forum

Marriott International has celebrated Global Meetings Industry Day (#GMID19) 4 April with a Thought Leaders Forum, bringing together events experts and key clients to discuss the meetings industry, current opportunities and best practices.

Held at the recently renovated Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, the lunchtime event saw the panel discuss recent news and trends impacting the conference, meetings and incentives business in Australia and New Zealand, as well as the challenges, successes and opportunities of running innovative business incentives and events and building loyalty.

Marriott International’s newly relaunched travel program, Marriott Bonvoy, was a focus, with the panel discussing its Events Program and benefits for clients.

Key speakers included Leon Burman, TRIBE Travel & Event Management, David Williams from HOT Events, Stephen Turner from Medical Meetings and Face To Face Event Management, Michelle Sargent from CWT Meetings & Events, and Matt Griffiths from 212F.

Global Meetings Industry Day (#GMID19) 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, creating jobs, economic development and communities. A key player in the global meetings industry, Marriott International is proud to help celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day.