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by offering the latest news and information about
upcoming educational programs and other member benefit.
Holiday on the Hill
Monday, December 9, 2013
Tis the season to celebrate so grab a colleague or a client and prepare to experience Holiday on the Hill in the heart of Boston. On Monday December 9th, MPI New England will be hosting its annual holiday party at Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill. Toast your friends and celebrate the Region, in an event inspired by all things New England! Celebrate a year in which our community became stronger, by showcasing some of the finest food and beverages New England can offer. Not to be missed!
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Networking Event - reception style for length of evening
Click here to register online.
Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
Cost of Event:
MPI Member: $50.00
Unemployed Member: $25.00
Pre-Registration is strongly recommended as capacity is limited; sell out event!
MPI Member: $65.00
Unemployed Member: $25.00
Parking Information: Parking is $5 after 5PM
Co – Chair Names & Contact Information:
Name: Laura Vogel
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!
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.
CSR initiative – American Red
Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund - Always There for US
by Mark Goodman - MPI/NE Vice President of Special Projects
The opportunity to select and implement the CSR program for MPI/NE for the coming year is a major part of the job of Vice President of Special Projects. As I thought about what would be something that could be relevant, participatory, and fun, and also could be meaningful to almost every one of our members, only one answer came to mind: the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Read more here...