September 2016

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.

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MPI/NE is the 9th 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.

MPI/NE offers the opportunity to participate in an industry-specific community that fosters the exchange of ideas while providing premier education in an energetic environment enabling personal and career growth.

Meeting Professionals International, the meeting industry’s largest and most vibrant global community, is committed to delivering success for its nearly 17,000 worldwide members by providing innovative knowledge and learning experiences, connecting people and ideas, and creating rich marketplace opportunities. Founded in 1972, the Dallas-based organization delivers global human connections through its 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries. For more information or to join, visit

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  • August Newsletter is Online

    The latest chapter news and features is available now.
    > August Event Summary
    > Fall Institute Preview
    > MPI TRIVIA Contest
    > FEATURE—Farmer's Markets & Food Service
    > Kudos, Moves and Changes

  • UPDATE — August Event Photos and Story Post

    Read an Instant Replay and see all of the event photos.

  • Scholarships & Grants for Members — MPI Foundation

    The MPI Foundation offers grants and scholarship opportunities for members. Take a look at what's available to you.

  • July Summer Outing Photos Available

    The July event was on the Charles River at Community Rowing. Those who came early received rowing lessons. It was PERFECT weather and the people, food and entertainment made it a great success.

  • Choose the membership that’s right for you.

    MPI has recently rolled out a new approach to your annual membership. 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.

    If you are already a member, you are currently classified as a Preferred Member. During your membership renewal you can choose the level that offers you the best membership experience.