As the largest and most influential professional association for the meetings and events industry, MPI is your connection to more than 18,000 meeting planners and industry suppliers worldwide. Your membership entitles you to access the wealth of education, research and networking resources MPI has to offer and provides you with discounts on conferences and publications. It also gives you the opportunity to network with colleagues through local and online communities.
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1. The Power of Connection: MPI’s global community is 18,000 members strong and comprised of powerful decision-makers. You can make crucial connections to people, ideas, and marketplaces which can take your business or your career to the next level.
2. Leave the Learning to Us: MPI’s dynamic new web site design captures all of the greatest educational content for members exclusive access.
3. Establish Your Roots: On a local level, you’ll make valuable, lasting connections through local chapter involvement. It’s an ongoing opportunity for industry professionals to share information, support one another, create mutually beneficial alliances, and raise national awareness for their local professional community.
4. The Insider Scoop: As an MPI member, you’ll receive our award-winning magazine One+. Members also get MPI News featuring up-to-the-minute reports on the latest news, industry developments, career enhancements and MPI initiatives.
5. Raise Your Profile: Our professional certification opportunities set the standard for the meetings and events industry and guarantee you receive the best training in the business.
6. Spotlight Your Brand: Market your business to a global audience by utilizing MPI’s global marketplace, and advertising on MPIWeb.org, MPI News and in One+ magazine.
7. In-The-Office Assistance: MPI continuously develops online resources and provides many educational options through its website, giving you essential skill development without needless travel time and expense.
8. Keep Pace with the Global Industry: Our conferences present a wealth of educational offerings from small discussion groups to news-making keynote presentations, and CEUs are awarded for participation in general sessions and workshops.
9. Get Recognized: The MPI RISE Awards—Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence— honor the best of the best, both inside and outside MPI, and emphasize transformational change, innovation, global transferability, and industry impact.
10. On the Job: MPI’s online career portal, Career Connections, provides free access to industry-specific opportunities and a library of helpful articles. Job-seeking MPI members can use the job site for free.
MPI and HSMAI are pleased to offer a joint dual membership promotion for those who may already be a member of both organizations, or for those current members of one or the other. If you are a currently not a member of either, there is a promotional offer for you as well.
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