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Oct 17, 2018, 20:00 ET Leading MICE Industry Associations Come Together to Make the Industry Stronger

While tourism has long been seen as a tool for economic development, more and more regions and cities around the globe are recognizing the vital part ...


Oct 15, 2018, 16:01 ET Meeting Professionals International Appoints Kevin Kirby as Executive Director of Foundation

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is pleased to announce Kevin Kirby as the new Executive Director of the MPI Foundation. In this role, Kirby ...


Oct 04, 2018, 15:19 ET Update on Meeting Professionals International Foundation Executive Director

"Effective immediately, Christine Roberts has resigned from Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation. We thank Christine for her service...


Aug 10, 2018, 07:30 ET MPI Enlists the MPI Mexico Chapter as an Education Partner for Mexico and Spanish-Speaking Countries

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has engaged the MPI Mexico Chapter to serve as an authorized training partner for the MPI Academy,...


Jul 17, 2018, 08:00 ET MPI and IMEX Group to Deliver Enhanced Experiential Program at 2018 IMEX America

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the IMEX Group are collaborating to incorporate more experiential activities during IMEX America in Las ...


Jun 05, 2018, 06:00 ET MPI Partners with Indiana University to Enhance CMM Program, Engages CMM Community for Guidance and Endorsement

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) recently announced it is collaborating with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, its executive ...


Jun 05, 2018, 06:00 ET MPI to Publish Meeting Planning Safety and Security Guide This Month, Previews Best Practice Examples

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced today during its 2018 World Education Congress (WEC18) it will publish "The Essential Guide to...


Jun 05, 2018, 06:00 ET MPI Unveils Plans to Develop Inclusion-Focused Educational Programming, Enlisting the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality to Conduct Research for this Important Initiative

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced today during its 2018 World Education Congress (WEC18) it will develop new education and...


May 21, 2018, 07:00 ET MPI And Leading Events Industry Organizations Form Coalition To Stop Sexual Harassment

The coalition, comprised of leaders and executives from organizations such as ASAE, AWE, EIC, IAEE, IMEX, JMIC, MPI, PCMA and SITE, has formed behind ...


Mar 20, 2018, 07:00 ET MPI Selects Grapevine, Texas for World Education Congress in 2020

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Grapevine, Texas, as the destination for its World Education Congress (WEC) in 2020. The...


Mar 05, 2018, 07:00 ET MPI Overhauls Program for World Education Congress 2018 in Indianapolis

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has embraced the concept of experience creation and set aside the traditional plan for its signature event, ...


Jan 08, 2018, 11:00 ET MPI Commences 2018 with Vice President of Community Appointment

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Nicole Edmund to lead the association's membership and chapter operations teams as vice...


Dec 05, 2017, 10:00 ET MPI and San Diego State University Partner to Develop Meeting and Event Management Graduate Degree, Certificate Programs

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University (SDSU)...


Oct 25, 2017, 01:30 ET SITE + MPI Global Forum Will Feature Powerful Education and Inspirational Keynotes to Ignite Innovation

Meeting and incentive professionals from around the world will convene at the SITE + MPI Global Forum in Rome, Italy, 12-14 January 2018 for three...


Sep 18, 2017, 11:00 ET MPI Appoints Christine Roberts as Executive Director of Foundation

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Christine Roberts to serve as Executive Director of the MPI Foundation. In this role, Roberts...


Aug 25, 2017, 07:00 ET MPI Appoints Darren Temple as Chief Operations Officer

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has named Darren Temple as its new chief operations officer (COO). Temple previously served as the...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:00 ET MPI Returns as Strategic Partner and Premier Education Provider for IMEX America 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) will deliver educational programming during IMEX America in Las Vegas...


Jun 20, 2017, 17:30 ET MPI Announces 2017 RISE Awards Recipients

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) proudly announced the recipients of this year's RISE (Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence) Awards...


Jun 20, 2017, 08:00 ET MPI Announces New Advanced-Level Educational Offerings and Plans to Develop More Security and Risk Management Programs

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has introduced several new education offerings from the MPI Academy as part of its new Executive Education...


May 31, 2017, 11:00 ET MPI World Education Congress Returns to Las Vegas in Three Weeks with Powerful Education and Inspirational Speakers, Including Bruce Mau, Deepak Chopra and Magic Johnson

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) plans to help meeting professionals stop planning meetings and start designing experiences at its World...


Mar 07, 2017, 06:30 ET SITE and MPI Announce Co-located Event in 2018

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) have joined forces to provide a new, enhanced...


Jan 23, 2017, 12:05 ET MPI Announces Keynote Speakers, Plans Immersive Learning Experiences for EMEC 2017 in Granada, Spain

Following highly successful conferences in Copenhagen and Krakow, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) promises to deliver more industry-leading ...