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Inspire. Lead. Sustain

Atlanta is proud to be the first Affiliate Chapter of the Green Meeting Industry Council. We are a passionate group of meeting and event professionals committed to collaborating with the hospitality industry, advocating for a change in thinking, and educating others to further sustainable practices and reduce the environmental impact of meetings and events.  Our goal is to work with national leaders to build on our reputation as one of the greenest cities in America for meetings and events.

Our Mission

GMIC Atlanta seeks to promote sustainable practices within the Atlanta area meetings and hospitality industry in order to minimize the negative impact on the environment.  We will do this through education, networking, and the collaborative efforts of our stakeholders, balancing economic and environmental objectives.

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 Upcoming Events

GMIC Atlanta Kick-off Event!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bottle Cap Suite - World of Coca-Cola

Time: 5:00 - 7:30 PM

Speaker: Keith Thomas, Facility Manager


Join GMIC Atlanta in the Bottle Cap Suite to kick-off 2015! You'll enjoy a brief tour of the LEED Gold certified World of Coca-Cola and learn about their environmental commitment and sustainable practices from Facility Manager, Keith Thomas.  We will also introduce our new Board of Directors and share 2015 chapter initiatives to meet our Big Audacious Goal; the metro Atlanta region will be the greenest region in the US for meetings and events.  

Come ready to get involved! 


Atlanta is proud to be the host city for the 

2015 GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference

June 17-19, 2015

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel

Registration now open!



Thank you to our Chapter Sponsors!




Thank you to our  Chapter Supporters!




Upcoming Events
2015 Sustainable Meetings Conference
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
2015 Future Leaders Forum
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

1. President
Chandra Farley
2. President-Elect
Tim Trefzer
3. Past-President
Sharon Shuford
4. Treasurer
Joe Salazarte
5. Director of Logistics
Tania Machado
6. Director of Industry Relations
Tess Vismale, CMP, DES
7. Director at Large
Shelby Buso