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About Our Chapter

Founded in 1984, MPI Ottawa is the capital city’s premier organization for meeting and event professionals. With more than 300 active members, the chapter co-hosts The EVENT, an annual multi-day networking and educational forum launched in 2018 in partnership with MPI Toronto and MPI Montréal/Québec.

When you join MPI Ottawa, you become part of an organization dedicated to your personal and career success. You’ll connect with the innovative learning, passionate people and big ideas that will empower you to become an agent of change and reinvent the world.

MPI Ottawa joined the six other Canadian MPI chapters in winning the 2013 RISE Award for Community Achievement in Knowledge and Ideas for the annual planning and hosting of National Meetings Industry Day (NMID).

MPI's Ottawa Chapter

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MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 115
Suppliers: 94
Students: 42
Faculty: 1
Other: 2



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Recent Conventus Articles

News Around Town –September 2019

Katherine Craig | Sep 10, 2019

Updating Your Event Management Tool Kit - Social Tables

Arzoo Zaheer & Darlene Kelly-Stewart | Aug 29, 2019
From time to time we need to update our skills as planners and as suppliers. We are always interested in what’s new but more importantly how we can work smarter and not harder. Every now and then there is a product that fills a niche and is equally easy and helpful for a variety of users. One product that is gaining in popularity and being used more widely by properties and planners alike is Social Tables.





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