News & Articles - #MeToo

  • Women and the new reality of meeting and event planning

    Diversity and inclusion. Closing the gender gap. Breaking through the glass ceiling. Human trafficking and #MeToo. Maternity leave, caregiver leave, daycare and family care; self-care and work-life balance. Flats or heels; business suit or business casual; business travel and minding our safety. These are just a few of the ongoing issues women face, and who in Canada and the United States make up 80 per cent of the meeting, event, tourism and hospitality industry according to Meeting Professionals International. These are…

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  • MPI and events industry organizations form coalition to stop sexual harassment

    Press Release The coalition, comprised of leaders and executives from organizations such as ASAE, AWE, EIC, IAEE, IMEX, JMIC, MPI, PCMA and SITE, has formed behind a single common goal: eradicate sexual harassment within the events industry and in our workplaces. Each of these groups have been addressing sexual harassment prevention separately and determined that this issue requires policies that span beyond the confines of each individual organization. In the wake of the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, the coalition believes it…

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