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New Member Orientation call from MPI in Europe

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 belonging to more than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries.

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New Member Orientation call from MPI in Europe

  1. 1. New Member Orientation Welcome to the MPI community
  2. 2. Getting to Know MPI • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. • MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to more than 70 chapters and clubs in 22 countries worldwide. • Our membership collectively has more than 20 billion Euro in global buying power.
  3. 3. MPI Mission Mission To provide MPI members, chapters and the global meeting and event community with innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities, business exchanges, and to act as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry.
  4. 4. Accessing Member Benefits • All members have a personal MPI membership ID, username and Password
  5. 5. Accessing Member Benefits • After you log in… …verify your account information; complete your profile; change your info or password
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  7. 7. MPI Global Benefits
  8. 8. Member Community • Network and learn from others: Community Discussion boards; connect with members; event listings; document library; find people in your network
  9. 9. Member Community • Your profile… …import from LinkedIn; manage connections; email preferences; update contract info; print duplicate receipts
  10. 10. Chapter Membership At the chapter level you have the opportunity to: • Network with local colleagues and potential clients; continuing education through regionally based events; participate in the leadership of your local chapter
  11. 11. Chapter Benefits • Educational events (1/2 day, full day, multi-day) • Special Events • Community Events • Additional benefits • Localized newsletters etc. • Industry Certification study groups • New Member Orientation by Chapter Leaders
  12. 12. MPI Supplier Marketplace • Comprehensive guide to finding everything you would need to plan a meeting or event around the world!
  13. 13. MPI’s Family of Publications • Award-winning digital magazine The Meeting Professional™ • MPIpulse weekly e-newsletter • MPIspotlight bi-weekly e-newsletter
  14. 14. • More details at
  15. 15. • Members get advance notice of all opportunities • MPI Hosted Buyer programmes: EMEC2016 Copenhagen in February WEC2016 Atlantic City in June Incentive Works Toronto in August IMEX America Las Vegas in October
  16. 16. • EMEC16 in Copenhagen – Over 400 delegates – More than 30 educational sessions – Hosted buyer program with corporate and association planners • Register Interest for EMEC17:
  17. 17. • Largest MPI event • Atlantic City, June 11-14 • Attendees from all around the world • Scholarship opportunities
  18. 18. Commitment to Global Education • MPI provided education at: – IMEX America – IMEX Frankfurt – IBTM world
  19. 19. Career Explorers/ Students Meeting Professionals Sr. Meeting Professionals Executive Meeting Professionals GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROFESSIONAL ADVANCED CSR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CSR ADVANCED DIVERSITY ADVANCED INNOVATION EXPERIENTIAL ADVANCED EXPERIENTIAL - Develop essential industry skills - Specialize in individual topics or increase your overall industry knowledge in preparation for the CMP-IS - Gain expertise in individual topics or increase your skills and knowledge in preparation for the CMM - Develop leadership skills in preparation for the GLP ESSENTIAL SKILLS ADVANCED CORE SKILLS CORE SKILLS TECHNOLOGY DIVERSITY INNOVATION MULTI LEVEL CERTIFICATIONS ADVANCED HEALTHCARE HEALTHCARE
  20. 20. Continuing Education • Certification programs (IE: CMM, HMCC, CMP) • Certificate programs (IE: EDC, SMPC… ) • Professional growth (IE: Meeting Essentials) • Many of our certificate programs can help you accumulate clock hours • More details at
  21. 21. • For those who need to a broader understanding of healthcare topics. • Focus on areas such as; compliance management skills, terminology, process reporting, Transfer of Values, compliance regulations • Designed for the working adult and can be completed in 4-hour session. • Will provide you with HMCC credentials.
  22. 22. CMM Designation Program • Joint program with Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) & MPI • First and only collaborative designation for meeting and travel professionals. • Learn critical business skills like risk mitigation, business analytics and compliance, strategic negotiation and more. • More details at
  23. 23. CMP Resources • MPI is a proud supporter of the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional Program • Study Groups • MPI Webinars • Professional Development on Demand • Online transcript • Discount on CMP Study Kit
  24. 24. Certificate Programmes
  25. 25. Certificate Programmes
  26. 26. • MPI Members can enjoy an unlimited number each year. • Each webinar can be a minimum of one clock hour. • You can manually add the clock hour(s) to your member transcript.
  27. 27. Meetings Move Us Forward™ • MPI is providing you with these resources that tell the tale of what you do and why you do it. Start telling your story today! • Articles • Ad campaign • GMID
  28. 28. Meetings Outlooksm • “Meetings Outlook” – a quarterly report on industry trends
  29. 29. • Grants for chapter • Professional development scholarships for members • Pan industry research
  30. 30. Opportunities for Real Engagement 31
  31. 31. Chapter Committees • Membership • Communications • Education • Special Events • Partnership • Community Relations
  32. 32. Chapters challenge you to… …make the most out of your membership
  33. 33. MPI in Europe : a team at your service Pierre Fernandez Sr. Director of European Operations +33 628 83 84 82 Federico Toja Director of Chapter Business +33 610 24 53 77 Carola Venegas Manager Membership - Europe +49 172 8743479
  34. 34. MPI in Europe Member Services 35 If there is anything else we can do for you, please contact : Carola Venegas Phone: +49 172 8743479