Membership news

August Anniversaries

1 year Sheila Harris Claire Herzog Nicole Rodriguez-Schultz, CTSM Chelsey Swanson, CMP Jill Thatcher Michelle Emberley Jillian Alspach Anna Andert Jessica Holcomb Janna Caven   2 years Krista Dreves Laura Wrobel Jon Young Bret Walejko Dawn Westermann   3 years Teresa... Read more »
Membership news

Scholarship = Success

Our featured MPI MN scholarship recipient this month is Jan Oakland, CMP, Meetings & Events Planner for Toro Company. “I attended my first WEC here in MN in 2014 and went away from that weekend so invigorated and had accumulated over 18 education hours. I was stoked... Read more »
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The Holiday Auction needs your donated items!

Attention MPI MN!  The Holiday Celebration & Silent Auction will be taking place at the NEW InterContinental Minneapolis St. Paul Airport on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.  The Strategic Alliances Committee and Holiday Auction Team is asking for your help with auction... Read more »
CMP questions

Quiz Yourself – This Month’s CMP Questions

The following questions for September refer to Domain I - Marketing.  1. Your designer has sent you the first draft of the promotional brochure for your association's annual meeting. In reviewing the copy, which of the following is the most important:A.    emphasis on the... Read more »
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Are you preparing for your CMP exam?

Check out this webinar that will help you get even more prepared it covers what candidates can expect from the computer-based CMP exam. While the exam is rigorous and comprehensive, many candidates tell us that having an understanding of the testing process and a plan for... Read more »
Association news


Tell us about your business and your current job. MNW Tourism is a convention and visitor’s bureau that represents the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove. We provide support to our communities, hotels and venues to enhance Minneapolis Northwest’s... Read more »
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Why did you join MPI?  I joined MPI to get more involved in the local events community.  I’ve moved around the United States as an event coordinator but don’t have any local connections where I live today!   How long have you been in the meetings/hospitality industry? I’ve... Read more »
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Membership 101

Are you new to MPI? Are you a current member looking to get more out of your membership? This informal presentation will highlight the benefits of membership in MPI Minnesota. You will learn about current events and opportunities and you will have the opportunity to ask... Read more »
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Mentor Cafe: an Open Space to Share

The Mentor Cafe had a strong start to the 2018-19 year with their first session at the August Monthly Meeting. Karith Foster led an intimate group in an exploration of the obstacles and highlights of mentorship. Members shared the best mentor advice they've received in a... Read more »
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Don't miss our Stepember 19th Meeting!

A Holistic View – Making Meetings a Center Point Don’t just be a cost center, be a value add center. We’re all “cost centers” supporting our companies and organizations. This keynote looks at ways to have your company see your role / department as critical and... Read more »


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