July 12, 2018
July Education Program
"The Disaster Experience" is a mock disaster simulation designed to provide meeting and event managers with the experience of dealing with unexpected crisis and disruption.
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August 7, 2018
Family Night at the Somerset Patriots
Somerset Patriots vs Long Island Ducks The game starts at 7:05pm. Arrive earlier for the buffet dinner! Bring your family, and come join us for a night at the ballparkā€¦in the Ballpark BBQ!
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Member Spotlight


Donna Vitale-Schwartz

Donna Vitale-Schwartz

Caesars Entertainment
National Sales Manager




How did you get your start in the industry? 
Born and raised in the restaurant business.

How many years have you been in the industry?  
Over 30….

What is your favorite thing about our industry?  
Building relationships with colleague and clients that last beyond the contract.

What is the best career advice you’ve received?   
That things always work out.

If you were not in this industry, what would you be doing right now?  
Baking cookies and making chocolates!

Where did you grow up?
The Jersey Shore of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

What is your favorite city to travel to and why?
Italy…the history and architecture.

What is your all-time favorite movie?

How long have you been a member of MPI?
At least 20 years…

What do you love about MPI NJ?
Networking with colleagues and meeting new people from all industries and backgrounds.



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