June 28, 2019
Annual Awards Gala & 40th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, June 28th at 5:30pm at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
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Education Programs


MPI AZ Education Programs


CMP_pref_providerMPI AZ is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating.

MPI AZ members who are registered with the CIC and have their CMP or CMM accreditation will automatically have their CE clock hours added to their renewal transcript. The member must use the same email address on file with the CIC when registering for any MPI AZ programs. MPI AZ is proud to offer this automated service to our members.

For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.conventionindustry.org.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the Convention Industry Council or the CMP Program. Applicants may receive CE credit for attending any program that meets eligibility requirements of the CMP Program. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the application -selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs. 

If you would like to pursue your CMP designation, Click here for more information and to register for CMP University.  Classes begin in February!

MPI-AZ 2018-2019 Schedule of Education Programs

Save the Date!

July Monthly Education Program

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

11:30am -1:30pm


Past Events

Thank you for attending!

"Meeting Planning IS Project Management"

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Presented by:  Belinda Goodrich

Phoenix Convention Center


February 14, 2019

"MPI Feud"  Presented by:  Deborah Gardner

Main Event Tempe
8545 S Emerald Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85284


November 8, 2018 • 11:00am – 1:30pm
"Effective Feedback"
Presented by: Tyler Enslin

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
1140 E Baseline Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85283

July 12, 2018

Event Crisis: Prevention & Responding Best Practices

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa




EduCon 2018:
"Back to the Basics of Event Planning - Building Blocks for the Future"

August 24-26, 2018
CIVANA Carefree


September 13, 2018 • 8:00am - 11:00am

"Flawless and Creative Site Tours"

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008



MPI Member Value

Webinars, Courses, and Certifications

Be sure to check on the ongoing MPI member webiinar, courses, and certifications programs being offered.

Please see our catalog or log onto academy.mpiweb.org for ongoing trainings.


Professional Development On Demand

On Demand is a service of MPI and a benefit of your membership to obtain continuing education credits through webinars at a time when it is convenient for you! These webinars are free as a part of your membership and upon completing the webinar you can record your participation to track CEU's for your CMP qualification or re-certification. There are hundreds of topics you can select from. Visit www.mpiweb.org/Portal/OnDemand.

PLEASE NOTE: Per the Convention Industry Council (CIC) MPI no longer provides documentation for CMP Clock Hours. If you wish to track your CMP clock hours, whether you are a current CMP or planning to apply, you will need to do so on your own following the guidelines listed here. See the heading under "Documenting Your Continuing Education Activities." You can use the information our chapter provides for each program as listed below or on the registration site for each monthly program.




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