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Join industry sustainability leaders and increase your knowledge and understanding of sustainable event issues and impacts in context to meeting planning from a global perspective. By participating you will have the opportunity to see first hand different destination sustainability attributes by engaging with industry professionals and through a hands on activities and city tours. Students will have the chance to create change by developing solutions for some of meetings and events industry's biggest sustainability challenges and have the opportunity to design a sustainable event. This educational opportunity is free for students but it is limited to 40 participants so don't wait! More details here.
The GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference is proud to partner with Stop Hunger Now for the annual conference. With the help of sponsors we have been able to pre-purchase 20,000 meals. Join us in our efforts by selecting the additional Stop Hunger Now Donation during your registration. By donating $5.25 (21 meals) you will help us meet the goal of packaging 40,000 meals on Wednesday, April 16 during the 'Community and Social Responsibility Lunch and Activity'.
Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 15 years. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.
Stop Hunger Now created its meal packaging program, in 2005. The program perfected the assembly process that combines rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packets. Each meal costs only 25 cents. The food stores easily, has a shelf-life of two years and transports quickly. Stop Hunger Now works with international partners that ship and distribute the meals in 37 different countries.
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