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Partner Opportunities

We want to be your partner!  We invite you to consider partnership opportunities with MPI-CAC as a way to elevate your company's presence in the strong Chicagoland hospitality community.  

  • Annual Partnerships - offer year-round exposure and benefits
  • Event Partnerships - Whether you are providing cash or in-kind products/services for a chapter event, we've designed a dynamic mix of baseline benefits + event-specific benefits to maximize your ROI

Would you like to learn more?

Please complete the Sponsor Interest Form and a member of our team will contact you.

Are you ready to move forward with a specific sponsorship package?

Please complete the Sponsor Commitment Form and our team will take it from there.


WHY PARTNER WITH MPI-CAC?


MPI-CAC is Your Target Audience

We understand that your marketing dollars need to count and it is important to hit your target audience. Advertising with MPI-CAC allows your company to reach industry
decision-makers. By investing with us, your brand will extend to prequalified buyers who are searching for your products specifically for their business. 

We know how important ROI is to your marketing budget and we know your target audience. Let us help you make that connection.

Members “Buy MPI"

The meeting, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry generates $263 billion in direct spending. 

MPI members buy from MPI advertisers and suppliers because they know that the value of their organizations is understood by their fellow chapter members.

Our members believe in working with companies they know and can trust. Let us help you familiarize the membership with your products and services though a direct connection and relationship that will continue in years to follow.

Tremendous Buying Power

The majority of MPI-CAC members have an annual meeting budget ranging from $1 million to $10 million. Our chapter members collectively plan more than 125,500 meetings
a year. Those meetings are conducted throughout the world with the Midwest serving as the primary region.

Our Global Market & Buying Power

  • 12% Association/Non-Profit Planners
  • 38% Corporate Planners
  • 29% Independent/Multi-Management Company Planners
  • 21% Vertical Market Planners (ie. University, Government and Medical)

By the Numbers

  • 375 planner members in the MPI Chicago Area Chapter
  • 29% of annual events are Conventions; the remaining are Education, Management, Special Events, Training and Other
  • The collective annual budget managed by MPI-CAC planners: $1.228 Billion
  • 1/3 - the number of members responsible for executing events for 1,000 or more attendees
  • 128 Certified Meeting Professionals
  • 4 out of 5 meetings are placed at locations other than city properties; they are held at suburban, airport, resort or convention centers
  • The amount of effort you will receive from the MPI-CAC Partner Development team to ensure your ROI: 100%

WE ARE THE EDUCATION RESOURCE OF THE CHICAGO MEETINGS COMMUNITY


About MPI-CAC

With 40 years of experience in career development education, MPI-CAC continues to be the educational resource for meeting professionals. It has been our goal to build a rich global meeting industry. We continue to assist our members to be successful by connecting them to knowledge and ideas, offering opportunities to enhance their relationships and stay current with trends in today’s marketplace.

Our Community

Our membership is comprised of event and meeting professionals from students to senior level planners, servicing the corporate, association, government, and meeting management markets. We have supplier professionals that provide services to the entire meetings industry from hotels, special event venues, restaurants, destination management companies, transportation services and everything in between. Through our membership, MPI-CAC has been the strongest and largest chapter of the global MPI community.

Our Events

Our membership is comprised of event and meeting professionals from students to senior level planners, servicing the corporate, association, government, and meeting management markets. We have supplier professionals that provide services to the entire meetings industry from hotels, special event venues, restaurants, destination management companies, transportation services and everything in between. Through our membership, MPI-CAC has been the strongest and largest chapter of the global MPI community.

 

 

 

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