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Spring Education Event with Topgolf and Networking
Date: May 10, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Date: May 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Date: June 20, 2016
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Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s largest and most vibrant global community, helps our members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces for meeting professionals in the Chicago Area.

To build a rich global meeting industry community

To make our members successful by building human connections through:
    - Knowledge/Ideas
    - Relationships
    - Marketplaces

The vision is activated by using four strategies:

  • EVOLVE to a global community,
  • RE-IMAGINE business relationship with its chapters,
  • ELEVATE the member conversation and experience, and
  • BUILD a great organization.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association founded in 1972. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members representing 71 countries globally.

  • 45 Chapters in the United States 
  • 7 Chapters in Canada 
  • 2 Chapters in Latin America
  • 13 Chapters in Europe
  • 2 Chapters in Asia
  • 18 Student Clubs in North America

MPI Leadership is comprised of the following individuals:

     Paul Van Deventer, President and Chief Executive Officer
     Michael Woody, Chief Operations Officer
     Darren Temple, Chief Business Development Officer
     Daniel Gilmartin, Chief Financial Officer

MPI Global has more than $22 billion in member buying power, and 4,800 exclusive planner members. For additional information or to join, visit www.mpiweb.org.

If we can answer any additional questions for you, feel free to contact us.

For more information, visit Meeting Professionals International

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