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To learn more about volunteer positions and begin your engagement, please click here.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL WINNER!: One of our own chapter members is the lucky winner of the August 2015 Membership renewal drawing, Susan Montes from Sonoma County Tourism Bureau. Congratulations!

MEETING PROFESSIONAL OF THE FOURTH QUARTER: Meeting Professional of the Fourth Quarter 2014-2015 goes to Matthew Schermerhorn, CMP! Matthew believes that students and people new to the industry are the lifeline to sustaining the future of MPINCC, and we are especially thankful for his volunteer contributions to the Emerging Professionals Committe last year. Congratulations!

OCTOBER MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE: Are you up for renewal this month? Renew your MPI membership before the end of October and you will be entered into a drawing for one of TWO great prizes: 1/2 off registration to WEC 2016 (June 11-14) or EMEC 2016 in Copenhagen (Feb 7-9) OR 1 year extended membership. Renew today!

NON-MEMBER PLANNERS AND SUPPLIERS:  Save $50 off your new membership  by joining through LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.  Click here to join. Use the following codes when applying:
LinkedIn campaign code - MPILinkedin2015
Twitter campaign code - TWEETMPI2015
Facebook campaign code - FacebookMPI2015

The MPI Foundation fuels the growth and advancement of MPI members by providing them professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships.  The MPI Foundation also propels the meeting and event industry forward by funding innovative research and industry initiatives that support MPI's strategic plan.  Click here for the latest Foundation stats and information.


MPI Overview
Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s most vibrant global community, helps its members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide.

To be the first choice for professional career development and a prominent voice for the global meeting and event community.

To provide MPI members, chapters and the global meeting and event community with innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and to act as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry.

Learn about the numerous sponsorship opportunities with
MPINCC:  Your Sponsorship Playing Field

Updated Events At-a-Glance Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring a chapter program or event is the perfect way to showcase your property or venue.  We invite you to consider the many opportunities to show off your best to meeting planning industry professionals.  

Annual Gala & Silent Auction
CMP University (CMP U)
Corks & Forks
Nothing but Networking
Professional Education Programs (PEP)
Professional Breakfast Programs (PBP)
Thanks for Giving



DONATION FORM for raffle or auction item donations.

Welcome New Members 9/5/15-10/5/15

Laura Dinu, Omni Hotels & Resorts - West Coast Global Sales Office
Kris Hillard, The Clubhouse at Peacock Gap
Jessica Johnson, CSAA Insurance Group
Vangie Long
Carol McClintock, MontBlue Resort Casino & Spa
Shannon McIsaac, Hyatt Hotels & Rosorts Corporation
Roy Mirador, Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Erin Rooney, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Toni Toreno, Bespoke

New CMPs

Lynnette Armstrong, CMP, AMF Media Group
Chelsea Marshburn, CMP, AlliedPRA Northern California
Jerry Wang, CMP, BCD M&I

IMEX America 2015
at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas
October 13-15, 2015
IMEX America is the USA's largest meetings industry trade show – a global event unequaled for serious business, networking and education. Expanding annually since 2011, IMEX America features the industry's largest hosted buyer program and is a showcase for innovation. Presented by the IMEX Group, its sister show is IMEX Frankfurt. For more information:
IMEX America Ltd., The Agora, 1st Floor, Ellen Street, Hove, East Sussex BN3 3LN, United Kingdom, 44 1273 224955


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