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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: 120
Suppliers: 96
Students: 58
Faculty: 2
Other: 3



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Recent Conventus Articles

New Member Spotlight

Chantale Degagne | May 17, 2019
Name and designations: Marty Johnston Position: Virtual Reality Community Developer Employer: ColonyVR Joined MPI in November 2018 Contact information:,

Awakening the Senses at the EVENT 2019

Jess Poon | May 13, 2019
Hundreds of meeting professionals from across Canada gathered at Hotel Bonaventure in Montréal for the second edition of the EVENT on April 4-6, 2019. A collaboration between MPI Ottawa, MPI Toronto, and MPI Montréal/Québec, the EVENT strives to challenge the typical conference format and showcase ways to disrupt the meetings industry. all while elevating the attendee experience.





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