Why become a member

More than 98 percent of our members tell us that Meeting Professionals International (MPI) aids in their professional success.

Here are the top 10 ten reasons why:

1. CONNECT TO THE BEST:

MPI’s 20,000-member global community is comprised of powerful decision-makers representing 67 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Through membership, you can make crucial connections to people, ideas, and marketplaces which can take your career and your business to the next level.

2. ESTABLISH YOUR ROOTS:

At the local level you’ll make valuable, lasting connections to your peers through local chapter involvement. It’s an ongoing opportunity for industry professionals to share information, support one another, do business, and raise national awareness for their local professional community.

3. GET 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 site free.

4. GET THE INSIDE SCOOP:

As an MPI member, you’ll receive our award-winning magazine, The Meeting Professional™. Members also receive MPI’s weekly e-mail newsletter, MPI Pulse, featuring reports on the latest chapter, association and industry developments. The bi-weekly MPI Spotlight features MPI content and career resources.

5. KEEP PACE WITH THE INDUSTRY:

Our conferences and events 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.

6. RAISE YOUR PROFILE:

Our professional certification opportunities set the standard for the meetings and events industry and guarantee that you receive the best training in the business.

7. LEAVE THE LEARNING TO US:

MPI’s Professional Development on Demand provides you 24/7/365 online access to over 190 education sessions that can count toward contact hours for your CMP, as well as fulfil your needs as a lifetime learner.

8. SPOTLIGHT YOUR BRAND:

Market your business to a global audience by utilising MPI’s global marketplace, MPIWeb, and The Meeting Professional™ magazine.

9. DO SOME RESEARCH:

MPI provides with leading industry research, comprised of case studies, white papers, and other publications which give you the advance knowledge you need to stay ahead in this fast-paced industry.

10. GET RECOGNIZED:

The MPI RISE Awards – Recognising Industry Success and Excellence honour the best of the best, both inside and outside MPI.