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President’s Message: Jennifer Ruthig's Message for August

“Help, I need Somebody Help, not just anybody Help, you know, I need someone Help” Lyrics: John Lennon & Paul McCartney I like finding the irony in life at times.  Take this morning for example, as I was driving into work trying to think about how do I start this... Read more »
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Up Close Profile – Supplier: Shelly Harrington

Tell us about your business and your current job. At Dave Cowley Incentives we work creatively with our clients to find incentive and promotional items for meetings, events and incentive programs that are on trend, useful and on budget. We’ve been in the promotion business... Read more »
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Up Close Profile - Planner: Jan Oakland 

  1.Why did you join MPI? In winter 2011 I was having a business lunch/relationship building with Melissa Leal, who at the time was in sales with the Sofitel, and she asked if I had considered joining MPI. I answered her back with “what is MPI” and the rest is history!!!... Read more »
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August Monthly Meeting

WHO: Come and get fired up by our speaker Heather Hansen O’Neill WHEN: August 14th 11:00am – 1:30pm WHAT: Find your Fire! Learn what is holding you back, how to use your specific skills and talents, how to remain positive and focused and how to relieve stress and... Read more »
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July Anniversaries

  1 year Josh Schmieg Paul Hinderager CMP Emily Severson Kim Holste Karin Peterson Ashley Crunstedt Bobby Pockette 2 years Danielle Ottman Dirk Vanderbent Heidi Lottes   3 years Tamara Chubb Nikki  Fisher... Read more »
by Denise Woods, CMP, Associated General Contractors of Minnesota
CMP questions

Quiz Yourself – This Month’s CMP Questions

1. Your meeting has a serious financial revenue shortfall.  You have therefore informed the catering manager of the hotel that the luncheon menu, with a steak entree, must not exceed $20.  He agrees to provide a menu at that price.  Which of the following should be your... Read more »
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Special Announcements

Join MPI MN this Summer! A phenomenal 2017-2018 year is in store – and our kick off continues at our event this month on August 16th at Pinstripes in Edina.  Mark your calendar for 11:00am and register to attend! REMEMBER TO SAVE THE DATES for these upcoming monthly... Read more »
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Remember to Follow Us on Linked In

We are posting event updates and committee information as well as other relevant MPI MN business information on LinkedIn.  Stay in the know!  Share and follow us on LinkedIn  - if you’re not already! Read more »
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MPI MN Career Center

Employers and Job Seekers—have you utilized the MPI MN Career Center? Posting a job is free for members of MPI and $100 for nonmembers.  Get your open positions posted to quickly gain attention of some of the most talented individuals in our industry.  Are you currently... Read more »
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MPI MN Chapter - A Force within the Industry

We are 444 members strong and growing.  Yes, you heard correctly 444 members!  The Minnesota chapter is this robust from members referring their colleagues, associates, and other they meet along the way.  The chapter has a retention rate of 77.94%.  Why?  Because we have... Read more »


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