Presentation on theme: "New Member Orientation Let Meeting Professionals International Make a Positive Difference In You Timothy Gunn Manager of Member Engagement."— Presentation transcript:
New Member Orientation Let Meeting Professionals International Make a Positive Difference In You Timothy Gunn Manager of Member Engagement
Getting to Know MPI Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to more than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries worldwide. Our membership collectively has more than $23 billion in global buying power.
MPI Vision and Mission Mission To provide MPI members, chapters and the global meeting and event community with innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities, business exchanges, and to act as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry
Accessing Member Benefits All members have a personal MPI Membership ID Username: email address on file PW: member ID
Member Directory Grow your client base or connect with peers through MPI's Directory. You’ll have unlimited use and can search for members, send messages, and see who else is connected. http://www.mpiweb.org/Membership/Directory
Member Community Network and Learn from Others: Community Discussion boards Connect with Members Event listings Document library Find people in your network
Member Community Your Profile: Import from LinkedIn Manage Connections Email Preferences Update Contract Info Print duplicate receipts
Chapter Membership At the chapter level you have the opportunity to: Network with local colleagues and potential clients Continuing education through regionally based events You can also participate in the leadership of your local chapter
Chapter Benefits Educational events (1/2 day, full day, multi-day) Special Events Community Events Additional benefits Localized newsletters, printed directories, member magazines, etc Special offers from colleagues Industry Certification study groups New Member Orientation by Chapter Leaders
MPI Supplier Marketplace Comprehensive guide to finding everything you would need to plan a meeting or event around the world!
MPI’s Family of Publications Award-winning magazine The Meeting Professional™ The Meeting Professional MPIpulse weekly e-newsletter MPIspotlight bi-weekly e-newsletter
Great resource to finding speakers worldwide Members get MPI Verified speakers who are fellow members, subject matter experts, and provide MPI Members discounts when a speaking engagement is booked through the Speaker Resource website.
Certification programs (IE: CMM, HMCC, CMP) Certificate programs (IE: EDC, SMPC… ) Professional growth (IE: Meeting Essentials) Many of our certificate programs can help you accumulate clock hours Continuing Education
CMM Designation Program Joint program with Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) & MPI First and only collaborative designation for meeting and travel professionals. Learn critical business skills like risk mitigation, business analytics and compliance, strategic negotiation and more. More details at www.mpiweb.org/CMMwww.mpiweb.org/CMM
For those who need to a broader understanding of healthcare topics. Focus on areas such as; compliance management skills, terminology, process reporting, Transfer of Values, compliance regulations Designed for the working adult and can be completed in 4-hour session. Will provide you with HMCC credentials.
CMP Resources MPI is a proud supporter of the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional Program. Study Groups MPI Webinars Professional Development on Demand Online transcript Discount on CMP Study Kit
MPI Members can enjoy an unlimited number each year. Each webinar can be a minimum of one clock hour. You can manually add the clock hour(s) to your member transcript.
Meetings Move Us Forward™ MPI is providing you with these resources that tell the tale of what you do and why you do it. Start telling your story today! Articles Ad campaign Documentary :60 Commercial http://www.mpiweb.org/forward
Meetings Outlook sm “Meetings Outlook” – a quarterly report on industry trendsMeetings Outlook
MPI Foundation Grants for chapter Professional development scholarships for members Pan industry research http://www.mpiweb.org/Foundation/Home