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Strategic Partnerships

GMIC Strategic Partnerships

The Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) and the GMIC Sustainable Meetings Foundation (GSMF) seek to partner with organizations that demonstrate leadership in sustainable best practice for the hospitality and meetings industry.

The GMIC is a member of the Convention Industry Council, a partner in the APEX/ASTM green meeting standards development, a liaison with the ISO 20121 standards and serves in an advisory role for the Global Reporting Initiative Event Sector Supplement. As a signer of the UN Global Compact, GMIC adheres to social and environmental principles for ethical business practice. All GMIC business partners adhere to the GMIC code of conduct that reflects these guiding practices. A few of GMIC’s strategic and industry alliance partners include:

The Natural Step: The GMIC endorses the TNS sustainability framework for the meetings industry and is co-creating a guide on how to apply the TNS framework for events. Launch date Dec 2011.

IMEX (America and Frankfurt): GMIC has a long standing partnership with IMEX. GMIC powers the IMEX sustainability center, the green awards program and supports the IMEX Future Leader’s Forum program as integrated into the annual Sustainable Meetings Conference. IMEX has a dedicated connection to meeting buyers.

MEETINGS:review: International media partner with reach of over 200,000 meeting industry professionals. GMIC’s CSR micro site on the MEETINGS:review portal will provide up to date sustainable event news for our community to a global audience.