On April 11, Visit Corpus Christi will join the annual worldwide recognition of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) with a GMID summit event championing the benefits and impact of professional meetings and events held in the Gulf Coast Capital. GMID, fueled by the U.S. Travel Association’s Meetings Mean Business Coalition, spotlights the proven value that the meetings industry brings to the local economy.  
Tourism industry stakeholders and media are welcome to join Visit Corpus Christi in amplifying awareness of their economic influence, job generation, innovation, and community progress fostered by conferences, conventions, and tradeshows at this year’s summit.   



Brett Oetting, Visit Corpus Christi President and CEO 
Nicole Olivares, Visit Corpus Christi Vice President of Sales 
Erik Evjen, Executive Vice President with Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company 
Industry trends and forecasts relating to meetings and conventions. 
Suzzanne Ravitz, Director of Customer Success with 2Synergize, a Simpleview Consulting Agency for destination marketing organization sales performance. 



Thursday, April 11, 2024  
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  



Henry Garrett C/D at the American Bank Center  
1901 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi TX, 78401 
To RSVP or for more information, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-meetings-industry-day  

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Visit Corpus Christi is a state and national award-winning 501c6 Destination Management Organization contracted by the city of Corpus Christi with a mission to strengthen the community by sharing Corpus Christi with the world. The organization is primarily funded through Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) paid by visitors while staying overnight in hotels and short-term rentals. Visit Corpus Christi also has a non-profit foundation that supports the hospitality and tourism industry via education programs, raising and providing funding to individuals and businesses during times of need through the Visit CC Cares program.