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Expand Your Brand with MPI!

Advertising opportunities with MPI/NE give your company, property, or service exposure to our influential membership, through our website, magazine, directory, and membership communications materials.  Expand your brand presence to powerfully align yourself with the most significant industry audience you can reach.  Contact Jennifer Allard, MPI/NE Advertising Sales Manager, and start driving revenue today!


Sponsor Spotlight

VDA Productions brings visions and brands to life for Corporate Meetings, Tradeshows, Themed Events, Exhibits, Themed Retail Envirnoments, and Corporate Facilities.  The company has produced events on a national and global scale, and employs a full-time team of experienced professionals including executive staff, creative designers, account executives, producers, and production managers, carpenters, welders, sculptors, painters, lightening directors and audio engineers.  VDA provides clientele wtih virtually turnkey event management solutions integrating all logistical, production, fulfillment, and management aspects, with the majority of production needs being met fully in house.


Join your MPI friends and colleagues who already call VDA first… We invite you to Discover Exceptional Creativity.



 The 4th Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit

February 10-12, 2016 – Philadelphia Marriott Downtown –

Each year, the Summit convenes Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device, and Health Care Meeting Planners for peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and networking.  Who will be there?  View the current sample attendee list (PDF).


MPI New England Meeting Planner Members: Take $200 off your registration*

Use Promo Code MPI2NE when reserving your seat.  For an immediate reservation, call +1 781-939-2400 or reserve online.

*Promo code is valid only for Meeting Planners as defined on the event website.  May not be combined with any other offer


If you are an MPI MEMBER PLANNER interested in receiving a complimentary registration, please contact Vanessa Thompson (617.314.6843) at MPI New England.  The complimentary registration is first come, first serve. 


MPI New England is the 8th largest chapter globally and brings approximately 450 planner and supplier members to the MPI global community. Our chapter membership includes some of the most influential meeting event partners in the New England area.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. The organization  provides innovated and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry.  MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to 80 chapters and clubs in over 22 countries worldwide.   For more information or to join, visit

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  • Monthly Renewal Drawing for January 2016

    Renew your MPI membership in January to be entered into a drawing for one of two great prizes. The winner will pick either a Complimentary CMP Study Kit or 1 year extended MPI membership.

  • MPI Membership Survey

    The MPI Global Membership Survey will be sent to all members on Monday, February 1st! Check your Inbox! The membership survey is a great way to share your feedback on your member experience. We want to hear from YOU! Plus, by responding, you will be entered into a drawing to win a One Night Stay with Breakfast for 2 at the fabulous Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod!


Why join the membership committee?

The focus of the membership committee is two-fold; member care and recruitment. Our volunteers focus on connecting with our current members to ensure they are maximizing their membership dollars and achieving an ROTI; return on time invested. In addition to these outreach and retention efforts our volunteers are actively encouraging local meeting and event industry professionals and partners to join MPI New England so as to increase the professional, education and business opportunities available to all of our members. The membership committee is in charge of disseminating incentive information from global, recognizing and rewarding active members for their contributions and creating meaningful touch points for all members, new and veteran alike, through their life cycle with  the chapter. Being involved on a committee is the best way to get to know fellow members and the first step in maximizing the value of your membership. We are here to find you the right place to utilize your time and talents so you can begin to reap the benefits of your involvement. For membership questions and additional information please contact our VP of Membership, Elizabeth Panciera, Director of Member Care, Nancy Lorusso, or Director of Recruitment, Denise Banach.


Why join the Education Committee?
Our committee is responsible for planning 6 monthly educational programs  year. We partner with the best venues, and the most exciting speakers who are entertaining but who will deliver strong educational content that will interest our planner and supplier members alike. If you have an interest in producing meetings with a WOW educational factor we want you on our committee.


Why join the Marcom (Marketing & Communications) committee?
The Marcom committee is responsible for communicating to our membership.  We manage the chapter website, produce Meetings, our quarterly e-magazine,  and our Annual Membership Directory, all of which provide information about upcoming events, interviews and profiles of our members, and the latest developments in the meetings industry.  In addition, we help keep the community connected by managing the chapter's public relations efforts and social media channels - Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.  All of these are integral communication tools for our membership - and our advertisers and sponsors, whose products and services we help showcase.  By getting involved with the Marcom committee, you will get unparalleled access to the movers and shakers in our industry.  Contact Janet Lincoln, VP of Marcom.


Why join the Special Events Committee?
Being involved in a committee is a great way to get to know other MPI members and get more out of your membership. On the Special Events Committee, we get to plan great networking events such as the Holiday Party, Annual Meeting, and Summer Industry Outing.  We also drive MPI/NE's CSR efforts.  Contact Kristen Franco, Director of Special Events.


Why join the Institutes Committee?
The Institutes committee is responsible for planning and executing the largest MPI New England event of the year! With 1.5 days of thought provoking breakouts, an evening networking event to remember, and a CSR component, this event is the one not to miss! We recruit speakers who are industry leaders on topics that are most current in the meetings industry today, leading to an invaluable educational experience.  This is your chance to be a part of a fantastic project which opens up the opportunity to build connections in the industry you wouldn’t have otherwise.  For more information please contact, Michele Maguire, VP of Institutes