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by offering the latest news and information about
upcoming educational programs and other member benefit.
State of the Meetings Industry: What the meeting professional needs to know for a successful 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
MPI New England is excited to welcome Michael Dominguez, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Meeting Professionals International and Senior Vice President, Corporate Hotel Sales for MGM Resorts International to present an overview of the State of the Meeting Industry.
At this educational program, we will have the opportunity to listen to his insight on how to advocate meetings and understand the economic and business value they bring to our organizations. Also, his presentation will help us gain knowledge of the economic and legislative processes that drive our industry.
Participants will further be involved in an interactive discussion that will allow for an in-depth look at the future industry trends and proactive measures that will prepare us for a strong growth.
Please join us for an informative and fun evening, as we kick off the New Year this January, with a dynamic expert on the state of our industry!
Our newest Sponsor Spotlight brings you MPI/NE members and volunteers, Gail Paul and Robert Rebholz, owners of Next Level Promotions LLC. You can contact Gail or Robert at http://www.wesellvisibility.com/ or at Phone: (781) 933-4660.
At Next Level Promotions LLC we look forward to the challenges of sourcing just the “right stuff” for your company, your events, your trade-shows, your whatever. We have access to over 750,000 products from A-Z – apparel to zebras (stuffed) that can be used in so many ways. We also provide custom-printed holiday cards, gourmet food and wine gift baskets. We can create custom gifts for room drops. We are dedicated to helping you enhance the experience of your event. Our job is to make your job easier!
We welcome visits to our showroom – come for lunch and let’s have some fun. No one leaves without a goodie bag.
Remember to support your fellow MPI/NE Members and Buy MPI!
Give The Gift Of Life At Hard Rock Cafe Boston
Hard Rock Cafe and Meeting Planners International Host Blood Drive to Benefit The American Red Cross
Boston, MA, December 10, 2013 – Rock out and give back! On Thursday, January 30, 2013, give the gift of life as Hard Rock Cafe Boston and the New England Chapter of Meeting Planners International team up to host a blood drive to replenish supplies to the immediate Boston area.
Volunteers will be on hand to collect donations safely and professionally for the American Red Cross, as organization that prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
All donors will receive a pound of Dunkin Donuts coffee. To remain eligible, guests who plan on giving blood at the event should not donate after Thursday, December 5, 2013. To make an appointment, please call 1-800- RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
What: Hard Rock Cafe Boston Hosts Blood Drive to Benefit the American Red Cross
When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 1:00 p.m. Event begins
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Boston, 22-24 Clinton Street, Boston, MA, 617-424-7625
To donate blood, you must:
• Be in good health
• Be at least 17 years of age
• Weigh at least 110 pounds
For further donation qualification information, please consult www.redcrossblood.org
For additional information, please visit www.hardrock.com/boston.
MPI New England 2013 Winter Silent Auction is NOW OPEN!
The New England Chapter of Meeting Professionals International is partnering with Bidding for Good, an online auction website that helps us facilitate our Annual Silent Auction. Each year MPI New England hosts a silent auctions to benefit our chapter’s educational fund with a percentage going towards our chapter’s scholarship awards, the Sam Dame Memorial Scholarship and the Kathy Keegan Cummings Scholarship. These scholarships provide opportunities to further develop industry experience at a variety of local and national educational conferences.
The 2013 Winter Auction will be open until 10pm on Friday, December 13th. Already sick of the cold and dreaming of a get-away to Florida or Wailea, Hawii? We can help!
Check out the auction HERE and get your holiday bid on! **
Volunteers Needed for Convening Leaders 2014
January 12-15, 2013
• PCMA Convening Leaders brings together 3,700 plus meeting professionals each January.
• They learn about the latest trends and topics from top industry professionals.
• They earn continuing education credits, and network with valued industry colleagues.
Click here for complete information.