Events for event planners?
You know they're going to be great.

At MPI events, both the knowledge gained and the connections made are lifelong, and the business opportunities are equally invaluable. No matter the size, from the World Education Congress to our regional chapter events, you'll experience the ultimate value that MPI brings to its community.

Upcoming Events

Experiential Events
Apr 25-27 2018 | Arlington, TX
Apr 24 2018 | Chicago, IL
Jun 19 2018 | Austin, TX
Aug 16 2018 | *Dates may change
Oct 12 2018 | *Dates may change
Jun 2-5 2018 | Indianapolis, IN
Jul 19 2018 | Denver, CO
Sep 14 2018 | *Dates may change





World Education Congress (WEC)

WEC is our premier education and networking conference for meeting and event professionals, featuring cutting-edge topics and business opportunities. Learn more.




WINiT Summit 2018

WINiT Summit 

WINiT Summit 2018 brings together key leaders, thinkers and change agents to share successes, setbacks and compelling insight about the evolution of career advancement for women in the travel, meeting, event and exhibition industries. Register to attend WINiT Summit.



Meeting Planners Education Seminar

IACC and MPI have teamed up to deliver a Food & Beverage inspired educational event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, created for meeting planners on April 17, 2018. Starting with IACC’s Global chefs Copper Skillet challenge, delegates will then engage in debate and discussion with at a plenary with a difference, educational workshops and earn CEU credits. Learn more and get your tickets.



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IMEX Frankfurt

Dive into the heart of the global meetings industry over four action-packed days in Frankfurt. Meet exhibitors from across the world, gain insight and inspiration from industry experts and innovators, and join your peers at countless networking events. Learn more about MPI's Hosted Buyer program.

We welcome meeting and event professionals from a wide range of disciplines, sectors and all levels of seniority. Whether you’re a meeting planner, head of an event agency, an association executive, a business owner, an incentive travel buyer or an in-house event expert, IMEX has something for you.  Learn more about IMEX Frankfurt



Thought Leaders Summit
Benefiting the MPI Foundation

The Thought Leaders Summit is an exclusive opportunity to network, learn and workshop vital topics with fellow industry leaders. Find out more about the next Thought Leaders Summit.


The Thought Leaders Summit is an executive level, limited invitation program for elite planners and strategic partners.



PYM (Plan Your Meetings) 

PYM LIVE events are the fastest to network and learn from your peers, play with new event technology and establish important business relationships in your own backyard.

Find a PYM event in your neck of the woods on PYM's website

PYM is for professionals who plan meetings and events, but aren't "meeting planners." 

Learn about PYM




Smart Monday @ IMEX America

Open to everyone coming to IMEX America, this is your opportunity to immerse yourself in a full day of free education and networking provided by MPI before the IMEX show opens. From the headline keynotes to practical workshops, our expert-led education program is focused on your professional development. See what's happening at the next Smart Monday.

IMEX America is so much more than just a trade show. This four-day event offers brilliant speakers, fresh ideas and continuous inspiration at 180-plus educational and networking events.

Learn more about IMEX America




Rendezvous parties is MPI Foundation's premier networking event for meeting and event professionals. The MPI Foundation partners with organizations throughout the year to hold Rendezvous parties and proceeds benefit the MPI Foundation.

Check out where Rendezvous events are showing up next on the MPI Foundation events page.

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MPI Foundation



MPI's Experiential Event Series

Go behind the scenes at some of the most famous events in the world. You’ll gain exclusive, hands-on experience from top event professionals, as well as an educational certificate relevant to the event. Find out when and where the next experience will be.

Experiential Event Series offers education that's targeted to the elite meeting and event planners. The series provides 20 hours of continuing education credit (CEs).



On a budget?

The MPI Foundation offers partial and full event scholarships to MPI members. Funds can be applied towards registration fees, airfare and accommodations, depending on the amount and type of scholarship awarded.