National Meetings Industry Day Awards
The National Award Program designed to recognize people or organizations outside the direct industry which have supported the development of meetings and conventions or the development of policy and programs impacting the industry. Each chapter is to recognize one person or organization in their community who has made a difference to the meetings industry but may not be actively involved in it. This award is sponsored by Nothers Signs & Recognition.
These awards will be announced nationally and presented at the NMID session as part of the overall program. The NMID Award gives the Chapter an opportunity recognize the accomplishments of people or organizations contributing to the meetings sector and strengthen relationships with external supporters.
- Can be awarded to a an individual or an organization
- Does not need to be an MPI member
- Does not need to be working directly in the meetings or event industry
- Must have contributed significantly to the development or success of the meetings industry in your community in the past year
Calgary Zoo & Calgary Stampede jointly due to the flood recover
Murray Edwards, chairman, director and co-owner of the Calgary Flames hockey club
Mayor Naheed Nenshi
White Hat Volunteers, YYC Western Hospitality
Calgary Downtown Association
The Calgary Airport Authority
Calgary Olympic Development Corporation