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Featured News

Have you made your reservations at Sheraton Virginia Beach for the MPI VA Annual Conference?

Sheraton Virginia Beach is offering a $154 group rate. The cut-off date is 7/17/17.
Rooms are first-come first serve so book early! They will sell out!

Click here to book your room today!

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Upcoming Events

MPI Virginia June Event - Board Induction, Educational Program & Social
June 1, 2017 | 3:30pm
Hilton Norfolk at the Main - Norfolk, VA

MPI World Education Congress - WEC 2017
June 19 - 22, 2017
MGM Grand - Las Vegas, NV

MPI Virginia CMP July 2017 Bootcamp
July 17 - 18, 2017
Virginia Tech Richmond Center - Richmond, VA

MPI Virginia Annual Education Conference & Awards Dinner
August 16 - 18, 2017
Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront - Virginia Beach, VA

MPI Virginia CMP November 2017 Bootcamp
November 20 - 21, 2017
Virginia Tech Richmond Center - Richmond, VA

CMP Conclave
November 13 - 15, 2017
MGM National Harbor - National Harbor

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Check out the upcoming webinars in the MPI Academy!

Event Tech: What’s Your Apptitude?
Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00AM Central

Click Here to Register

Proposed 1 Hour Domain G: Meeting or Event Design

Mobile apps enhance the experience of event attendees…if they use it. Let’s discuss the right strategies to ensuring app adoption, reaching high-level of engagement, setting measurable objectives, allocating resources and building effective communication that keep you, your vendors and your event attendees all on the same page.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Consider ways you can optimize your event app—for you attendees, your stakeholders and your organization.
  • Learn best practices in event app use and management.
  • Find new ways you can utilize apps to meet your business objectives.

Meetings Outlook: A Deep Dive into the Latest Business Trends (Q2 2017)
Date: June 13, 2017
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM Central

Click Here to Register

Sponsored by MGM and IMEX Group

1 Hour Domain A: Strategic Planning

Meeting professionals are so over-taxed in the present, they often forget—or don't have the time—to look ahead. Take a moment to preview the future based on MPI's most recent Meetings Outlook research, published quarterly in The Meeting Professional magazine and then discuss the trends that are most affecting you and your peers. Brainstorm ways to start planning for the uncertain future with case studies and best practices from around the globe.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Review the forecast for events in the coming year, including budget, attendance and business conditions.
  • Deep dive into trends that matter and discuss next steps with your peers.
  • Learn how these trends affect you and the future of your meetings.

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