History

Meeting Professionals International, the meeting industry’s largest and most vibrant global community, is committed to delivering success for its nearly 18,500 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 70 chapters and clubs in 86 countries.  MPI currently hosts the annual World Education Congress in the month of July.

The New England chapter of MPI was started in 1979 and was the 16th chapter to be chartered within the organization. Over 30 years later the chapter membership has grown to over 500 meeting professionals. MPI New England hosts an annual 1.5 day Educational Institute, monthly educational meetings, networking opportunities, volunteer recognition programs, and special events.