MPI UK&I Chapter Events programme: 2018/19

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Paul Van Deventer

MPI UK and Ireland are focused on helping its members to connect and grow – we want to create B2B events that will help you make relevant connections to help grow your events and business opportunities.  We are designing our year together to build our community with innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges.

This is a list of event topics we are considering for 2018/19.  Mark your calendar to ensure you are there to meet more people in this exciting industry and vote to determine the topic of our inaugural webinar in September!


Webinar:  September 24th at 11.30am


Help determine the subject for the September webinar!  Click here to cast your vote


The Festivalisation of Events – November 1st (4pm to 7pm) Location: London

The traditional conference & exhibition model is changing.  Delegates are demanding participation, engagement & a lot more fun. We will examine ways to make this a reality and have an exponential effect on event ROI. The festival experience can help B2B event organisers create excitement around their business festivals.

Christmas Connect & Scholarship Award– December 4th  Location:  London

Drinks, dazzling conversation and the announcement of the Vanessa Cotton Scholarship award.


Economic Insights Half Day Summit – January date TBD –  Location:  London

A look at what lies in the future of events- trends to prepare for and how to get ahead in this industry.

MPI European Meetings & Events Conference – Location: The Hague, Netherlands. Feb 9-12th.

MPI Insights Manchester –  Early March date TBD – 4-7pm

MPI Connects – an opportunity for employers and students/those interested in getting into the industry to meet and talk about employment opportunities.

When: April 4th on Global Meetings Industry Day:

Location:  London & Leeds.

MPI Insights – Education & Networking over Dinner.  Early May – Location London

MPI World Education Congress – June 15-18th 2019. Location:  Toronto, Canada

Courses & Educational Programmes:

We are working on creating professional education courses that will enable you to earn points towards your professional development and earn your Certified Meeting Planner credentials.

Venue Sales Certificate Programme – for hotels and venues who want to WIN more leads and grow revenue results.

Delivery is online starting November 2018.

For more details or to put your name on the “interested list” for any of these events, email