Global Meetings Industry Day 2021

Annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) takes place in April 2021 and this year’s celebration will take on a greater significance than previous years as the theme ‘Meet Safe’ tackles the future of the events industry one year into the pandemic.

As we see a revival of in-person events, events industry associations such as MPI and PCMA will be hosting events that are both celebratory and educational for many event professionals on how to move forward safely. In recognition and support of our industry and the many professionals that shape it, we at National Speakers Bureau & Global Speakers Agency are partnering with these associations to celebrate this day.

Listed are just a few events that we are sponsoring through our speakers. Watch this space as we will be updating this page as the events unfold.

PCMA Canada East Presents: BRAIN FITNESS – Change your Brain, Change your Results!

Date: April 01, 2021

Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM EST

Speaker: Jill Hewlett, Brain Fitness Expert & Wellness Authority

Description: Daily life stressors are not going to vanish anytime soon. How can a person cope, let alone thrive?

It is possible; YOU CAN outsmart common workplace and daily life challenges by creating your Fit Brain!

Discover how to strategically implement user-friendly Brain Fitness strategies so you become more resilient, mentally agile, confident, focused, energized, and able to think, learn and feel at your best.

These strategies are based on latest neuroscience concepts and presented in relatable and common-sense ways, so you can apply them easily and efficiently.

Be amongst leaders on the planet who are a positive force of change by moving from reactivity to responsiveness, stress to balance and confusion to clarity – anywhere, anytime.

Most of all, invest into your own wellness and self care for immediate and long-term brain and life gains, both personally and professionally.

MPI Ottawa Chapter – Global Meetings Industry Day

Date: April 08, 2021

Time: 8:30AM – 9:30AM EST

Speaker: Nova Nicole, Shopify Leadership Development Facilitator & Wellness Expert on CTV’s The Social

Description: Join MPI Ottawa in the morning as we celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) online on April 8, 2021. GMID brings together leaders from across the meetings and events industry, showcasing the impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on our industry. Meeting professionals across the world participate in this international day of advocacy.  

The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 brought on a lot of unexpected stress and adversity for many people. It challenged us. It stretched us in so many directions we didn’t even know we could go. But we all responded to this unexpected stress and hardship differently. Why? Resilience.

Did you know that resilience is not something we are born with? Over time, individuals build up their resilience through life experiences and resilience is created by how these life experiences interact with our unique, individual genetic makeup.

Nova Nicole will share with us how we can thrive when life is difficult and bounce back from anything and how we can lighten our load, reduce stress, manage emotions, maintain personal and family health, and build mental balance.


Date: April 16, 2021

Time: 9:15AM – 9:45AM EST

Speaker: Erica Ehm, Founder and Entrepreneur, Ehm & Co.

Description: The average person will change careers between three and seven times in their lifetime. So much time and energy is now devoted to transitioning from one job to another. Technology is turning our world upside down. The life span of a career has become as short as our attention spans. As quick as you can say “Squirrel,” your job has become irrelevant. You’ve been downsized. Your skills are outdated. Or the career path you chose no longer suits you. All of us are in a forced state of constant reinvention. It’s time to take control. Erica taps into her journey of reinvention with an emphasis shifting to a Success Mindset with hands-on strategies for audience members to be proactive and create the life they want in our constantly changing world.



Virtual Events

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Contact us and we’ll be happy to recommend speakers we’re confident are effective both live and on virtual platforms.