December 19, 2018
Jingle & Mingle Holiday Event
Central Texas Meetings & Events Industry Holiday Party
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November 1, 2018
TEC18 - Texas Education Conference
The Texas Education Conference is MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter’s signature event through which it delivers exceptional education, business and networking opportunities for meeting and event professionals.
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Why Partner With MPI Texas Hill Country

MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter is Your Target Audience

We understand that your marketing dollars need to count and it is important to hit your target audience. Partnering with MPI THCC allows your company to reach industry decision-makers. By investing with us, your brand will extend to prequalified buyers who are searching for your products specifically for their business.

We know how important ROI is to your marketing budget and we know your target audience. Let us help you make that connection.

 

Members Buy MPI

The meeting, conventions, exhibitions, and incentive travel industry generates $263 billion in direct spending.
 
MPI members buy from MPI advertisers and suppliers because they know that their fellow chapter members understand the value of their organizations.
 

Our members believe in working with companies they know and can trust. Let us help you familiarize the membership with your products and services though a direct connection and relationship that will continue in years to follow.

 

Tremendous Buying Power

The majority of MPI THCC members have an annual meeting budget ranging from $250,000 to $10 million. Our chapter members collectively plan more than 685 meetings a year. Those meetings are conducted throughout the world with the Southwest serving as the primary region.
 
  • The majority of MPI THCC planner members:
  • Have an annual meeting budget ranging from $250,000 - $10M
  • Collectively, plan more than 680 meetings per year and hold meetings all throughout the United States with the Southwest as the primary region, followed closely by the Southeast and Northeast regions.

 

Our Global Market & Buying Power

50% of planner members control annual meeting budgets between $250,000 - $10,000,000
 
Types of meetings planned:

Annual Convention – 21%

  • Educational/Training – 23%
  • Management – 18%
  • Sales/Tradeshow – 15%
  • Special Events – 13%
  • VIP Client Events/Incentives – 10%
Our supplier membership base is comprised of leading hoteliers, event venues, special event companies, major Texas theme parks, destination management companies, production and AV/Technology companies, transportation providers, restaurants, event entertainment and décor providers, and industry specialty companies.
 

The nature of the meetings planned by the planners of this chapter displays the diversity our industry has to offer, with the main types being Annual Conventions, Educational Events, Special Events and Training Sessions.

 

By The Numbers

  • 190 planner members in the MPI TX Hill Country Chapter
  • The collective annual budget managed by MPI THCC planners: $1 Million
  • 1/4 - the number of members responsible for executing events for 1,000 or more attendees
  • 96 or 1/3 of our members are Certified Meeting Professionals.
  • 83% of meetings are placed at locations other than city properties; they are held at suburban, airport, resort or convention centers

The amount of effort you will receive from the MPI THCC Partner Development team to ensure your ROI: 100%

 

We are the Education Resource of the Central TX Meetings Community

  • 16% Corporate
  • 19% Association | Non-Profit
  • 60% Independent | Consultant | Multi-Management Companies
  • 5% Vertical Markets such as University, Government and Medical

 

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