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Select a membership that's right for you.

As a Planner or Supplier, MPI's tiered membership approach gives you the ability to choose your membership experience. From ambitious beginners to seasoned pros, MPI has what you need to help you grow and advance your career.

Make your selection:

PLANNER
Am I a planner?
You are a planner if you are:

Employed by a corporation to plan and/or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.

Employed by an association or not-for-profit organization to plan and/ or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that organization’s meetings. This category also includes private universities.

Employed by a government agency or public university to plan and/ or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that government’s meetings.

The sole proprietor of, or is employed or engaged by, a meeting management company and you spend 51 percent or more of your time planning and buying meeting services as a planner. You provide meeting services including strategic and financial management and/or professional meetings management services to multiple clients.

Essential Planner

Best option if you don't
have a chapter in your area.

$279 USD/yr
$279 CAD / €259 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Essential includes

All of these great features:

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • *No Chapter Affiliation
Most popular

Preferred Planner

Automatically become part of
your local MPI chapter.

$359 USD/yr
$359 CAD / €325 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Preferred includes

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • Local Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events

Premier Planner

VIP access and discounted rates (when
available) to MPI signature events.

$449 USD/yr
$449 CAD / €399 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Premier includes

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • Local Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events
  • VIP Access at MPI Signature Events (when available)
  • MPI Signature Event Virtual Pass
  • Advanced copy of Meetings Outlook
  • Advanced Job Board Notice
  • 10% off registration to MPI Experiential Events, if qualified
  • 10% discount on Academy programs (CMM and CMP excluded)
  • 10% discount on WEC and other MPI Global Events
  • Advanced reservations to annual Coaches Corner at WEC (when available)
  • Advanced reservation for complimentary professional headshots during WEC (when available)
SUPPLIER
Am I a supplier?
You are a supplier if you are:

Providing and/or selling products and services to the meeting industry, such as destination management, hotelier, audio-visual, florist, transportation, production or convention and visitor’s bureau. The classification of membership is not limited to the groups listed.

The sole proprietor of, or is employed or engaged by, a meeting management company and you spend 51 percent or more of your time providing meeting/event services as a supplier. You provide meeting services including strategic and financial management and/or professional meetings management services to multiple clients.

Essential Supplier

Best option if you don't
have a chapter in your area.

$399 USD/yr
$399 CAD / €369 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Essential includes

All of these great features:

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • *No Chapter Affiliation
Most popular

Preferred Supplier

VIP access and discounted rates (when
available) to MPI signature events.

$479 USD/yr
$479 CAD / €450 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Preferred includes

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events

Premier Supplier

Automatically become part
of your local MPI chapter.

$569 USD/yr
$569 CAD / €519 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Premier includes

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events
  • VIP Access at MPI Signature Events
  • MPI Signature Event Virtual Pass (when available)
  • Advanced copy of Meetings Outlook
  • 10% off registration to MPI Experiential Events, if qualified
  • 10% discount on Academy programs (CMM and CMP excluded)
  • 10% discount on WEC and other MPI Global Events
  • Advanced reservations to annual Coaches Corner at WEC (when available)
  • Advanced reservation for complimentary professional headshots during WEC (when available)
STUDENT & FACULTY
Am I student/faculty?
You are a student if you are:

Enrolled in a post-secondary academic program. You must be enrolled in a certificate, undergraduate or graduate program unless the academic institution defines it otherwise. Students enrolled in a certificate program will be eligible for student membership for one year but will not be eligible for the transition dues rate upon completion of their program. Proof of enrollment must be received at MPI before a student can be accepted into membership and upon renewal.

You are faculty if you are:

Employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs related to the meetings, hospitality, events or tourism industries. Your main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution and you must be considered an employee of their institution.

Faculty

$199 USD/yr
$199 CAD / €199 EUR

More info

Faculty includes

All of these great features:

  • MyMPI Online Community
  • Professional Development on Demand
  • Ability to Track Clock Hours
  • Member Connect Advisor
  • MPIPulse weekly newsletter
  • MPI NewsBrief e-newsletter
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Free Education Webinars
  • Access to Post Event Materials
  • Access to Recorded Event Sessions
  • Advance Job Board
  • Full Access to MPI Foundation Scholarships
  • Global Supplier Marketplace
  • Rise Award Consideration
  • Culture Active Tool
  • Member Certificate
  • Chapter Affiliation & Discounts at Chapter Events
  • CMP Application Assistance
  • Chapter Volunteering

Student

$$40 USD/yr
$40 CAD / €40 EUR

More info

Student includes

All of these great features:

  • MyMPI Online Community
  • Professional Development on Demand
  • Ability to Track Clock Hours
  • Member Connect Advisor
  • MPIPulse weekly newsletter
  • MPI NewsBrief e-newsletter
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Free Education Webinars
  • Access to Post Event Materials
  • Access to Recorded Event Sessions
  • Advance Job Board
  • Full Access to MPI Foundation Scholarships
  • Member Rate for MPI Bookstore
  • Global Supplier Marketplace
  • Rise Award Consideration
  • Culture Active Tool
  • Member Certificate
  • Chapter Affiliation & Discounts at Chapter Events
  • CMP Application Assistance
  • Chapter Volunteering
Do you plan pharmaceutical, biotech, medical, life sciences or healthcare meetings? If so, we offer a special
community just for you. Learn about the MPI-MD community.

 

 

Connect with the connectors, people just like you,
and reap the rewards of MPI membership.


Home

A Career Home

MPI is the world’s go-to organization for meeting and event professionals, delivering value at every stage of their careers.

Industry Advocacy

Industry Advocacy

MPI is the voice of professionals around the world, advocating for the industry and its significant economic impact.

 

 

Return on Investment

Return on Investment

Dollar for dollar, no professional investment delivers more value than an MPI membership.

Actionable Education

Actionable Education

More than clock hours and credits, MPI delivers advancement and action, jobs and profits, corporate improvement and positive change.


What Our Members Say


 

 

"Being involved with MPI has opened the door to a wealth of knowledge and ideas by connecting me to industry visionaries."

STEFANIE SIMMONS | MPI DFW CHAPTER

"MPI helped me to grow as a professional and get recognized. It gave me and my business much more than I could have ever expected."

WOJCIECH LISZKA | MPI POLAND CLUB

"I have really gotten a solid education through MPI. Through chapter events and MPI webinar content, we’re able to regularly network with other planners and suppliers to share and learn."

EMILY DEYOUNG, CMP | MPI POTOMAC CHAPTER

Connect with the Best in the Industry

From corporate planners to global suppliers, MPI members cover every part of the meetings and events industry.  

 

 

Disney


Freeman
IMEX Group
American Airlines

 

 

Mexico


Medtronic
HPN Global


HelmsBriscoe

 

 

Vanguard


PSAV
Caesars Entertainment


cvent

 

 

Select a membership that's right for you.

As a Planner or Supplier, MPI's tiered membership approach gives you the ability to choose your membership experience. From ambitious beginners to seasoned pros, MPI has what you need to help you grow and advance your career.

Make your selection:

PLANNER
Am I a planner?
You are a planner if you are:

Employed by a corporation to plan and/or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.

Employed by an association or not-for-profit organization to plan and/ or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that organization’s meetings. This category also includes private universities.

Employed by a government agency or public university to plan and/ or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that government’s meetings.

The sole proprietor of, or is employed or engaged by, a meeting management company and you spend 51 percent or more of your time planning and buying meeting services as a planner. You provide meeting services including strategic and financial management and/or professional meetings management services to multiple clients.

Essential Planner

Best option if you don't
have a chapter in your area.

$279 USD/yr
$279 CAD / €259 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Essential includes

All of these great features:

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • *No Chapter Affiliation
Most popular

Preferred Planner

Automatically become part of
your local MPI chapter.

$359 USD/yr
$359 CAD / €325 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Preferred includes

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • Local Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events

Premier Planner

VIP access and discounted rates (when
available) to MPI signature events.

$449 USD/yr
$449 CAD / €399 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Premier includes

  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • MPI Industry Research
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Access to Global Marketplace
  • Local Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events
  • VIP Access at MPI Signature Events (when available)
  • MPI Signature Event Virtual Pass
  • Advanced copy of Meetings Outlook
  • Advanced Job Board Notice
  • 10% off registration to MPI Experiential Events, if qualified
  • 10% discount on Academy programs (CMM and CMP excluded)
  • 10% discount on WEC and other MPI Global Events
  • Advanced reservations to annual Coaches Corner at WEC (when available)
  • Advanced reservation for complimentary professional headshots during WEC (when available)
SUPPLIER
Am I a supplier?
You are a supplier if you are:

Providing and/or selling products and services to the meeting industry, such as destination management, hotelier, audio-visual, florist, transportation, production or convention and visitor’s bureau. The classification of membership is not limited to the groups listed.

The sole proprietor of, or is employed or engaged by, a meeting management company and you spend 51 percent or more of your time providing meeting/event services as a supplier. You provide meeting services including strategic and financial management and/or professional meetings management services to multiple clients.

Essential Supplier

Best option if you don't
have a chapter in your area.

$399 USD/yr
$399 CAD / €369 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Essential includes

All of these great features:

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • *No Chapter Affiliation
Most popular

Preferred Supplier

VIP access and discounted rates (when
available) to MPI signature events.

$479 USD/yr
$479 CAD / €450 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Preferred includes

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events

Premier Supplier

Automatically become part
of your local MPI chapter.

$569 USD/yr
$569 CAD / €519 EUR
(New memberships require an additional $50 application fee)

More info

Premier includes

  • Member Directory Listing and Access
  • Global Supplier Marketplace Listing
  • MPI Weekly Newsletters
  • 24/7 On Demand Professional Development
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional®
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Full Access to the MyMPI Online Community
  • Chapter Affiliation
  • Discount at Chapter Events
  • VIP Access at MPI Signature Events
  • MPI Signature Event Virtual Pass (when available)
  • Advanced copy of Meetings Outlook
  • 10% off registration to MPI Experiential Events, if qualified
  • 10% discount on Academy programs (CMM and CMP excluded)
  • 10% discount on WEC and other MPI Global Events
  • Advanced reservations to annual Coaches Corner at WEC (when available)
  • Advanced reservation for complimentary professional headshots during WEC (when available)
STUDENT & FACULTY
Am I student/faculty?
You are a student if you are:

Enrolled in a post-secondary academic program. You must be enrolled in a certificate, undergraduate or graduate program unless the academic institution defines it otherwise. Students enrolled in a certificate program will be eligible for student membership for one year but will not be eligible for the transition dues rate upon completion of their program. Proof of enrollment must be received at MPI before a student can be accepted into membership and upon renewal.

You are faculty if you are:

Employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs related to the meetings, hospitality, events or tourism industries. Your main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution and you must be considered an employee of their institution.

Faculty

$199 USD/yr
$199 CAD / €199 EUR

More info

Faculty includes

All of these great features:

  • MyMPI Online Community
  • Professional Development on Demand
  • Ability to Track Clock Hours
  • Member Connect Advisor
  • MPIPulse weekly newsletter
  • MPI NewsBrief e-newsletter
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Free Education Webinars
  • Access to Post Event Materials
  • Access to Recorded Event Sessions
  • Advance Job Board
  • Full Access to MPI Foundation Scholarships
  • Global Supplier Marketplace
  • Rise Award Consideration
  • Culture Active Tool
  • Member Certificate
  • Chapter Affiliation & Discounts at Chapter Events
  • CMP Application Assistance
  • Chapter Volunteering

Student

$$40 USD/yr
$40 CAD / €40 EUR

More info

Student includes

All of these great features:

  • MyMPI Online Community
  • Professional Development on Demand
  • Ability to Track Clock Hours
  • Member Connect Advisor
  • MPIPulse weekly newsletter
  • MPI NewsBrief e-newsletter
  • MPI Industry Research
  • The Meeting Professional
  • Member Rate for MPI Global Events
  • Free Education Webinars
  • Access to Post Event Materials
  • Access to Recorded Event Sessions
  • Advance Job Board
  • Full Access to MPI Foundation Scholarships
  • Member Rate for MPI Bookstore
  • Global Supplier Marketplace
  • Rise Award Consideration
  • Culture Active Tool
  • Member Certificate
  • Chapter Affiliation & Discounts at Chapter Events
  • CMP Application Assistance
  • Chapter Volunteering

 

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