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Have you checked out the Marketplace? 

Did you know that the Minnesota Chapter has a Marketplace on our website?  It’s a great resource to find vendors that are fellow MPI Members.  While on the website, make sure you have your Marketplace profile completed!  It’s a great way to promote your business to fellow... Read more »
Membership news

June New and Renewing Members

New Members:Aimee Berg, Medtronic Cindy Thompson, Mid-States Susanne Becker, Best Meetings Inc Laura Dobbs Lindsay Jacobs, SMAAASH Kris Meek, The Westin Edina Galleria & Sheraton Bloomington Hotel Mari Mills, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Mary Moberg, Monarch Events MSP... Read more »
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Get your meetings moving

Everyone knows introducing exercise into meetings encourages greater engagement and creativity. Look at your attendees’ wrists and you’ll see a high percentage wearing activity trackers. But how do we get them moving? Determine how much time your meeting has for exercise.... Read more »
Steph Pfeilsticker, CMP, CMM, Hybrid Events Authority, LLC
Association news

President’s Message: Steph's Message for June

A Video from our President:   June Video from President from MPI MN on Vimeo. Read more »
Association news, Other news

Connect Your Company with Local MPI Members!  

Have you ever considered becoming a sponsor of the MPI Minnesota Chapter?  We strive to find sponsorship opportunities that work for you, while exposing your company to the largest association for meeting professionals. Sponsor dollars support the chapter’s educational... 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 »
Feature article

The Meeting Planner's Glossary

The Meeting Planner’s Glossary Contributed by Jill Blihovde, Showcore – by Annie Tittiger, April 19, 2017 This industry runs on jargon, and since meeting planning requires everyone to work at a rapid click, it’s best to get acquainted with it yourself. Acronyms They’re a... Read more »
Membership news

CMM Congratulations are in Order

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), recently presented the distinguished Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) to 36 meeting and travel professionals from the... Read more »
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Join MPI MN this summer

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 19th to join your fellow MPI peers for an evening of fun and networking!  We will be checking out the Food Building in Northeast Minneapolis-home to The Draft Horse Minneapolis, Red Table Meat Company and Baker’s Field Flour and Bread... Read more »
by Denise Woods, CMP, Associated General Contractors of Minnesota
CMP questions

Quiz Yourself – This Month’s CMP Questions

When a New York snowstorm interferes with travel to your Arizona meeting, you should:   a.Carry on as though nothing happened--“the show must go on” b.Modify your arrangements to accommodate a smaller registration even though you will lose money c.Cancel the meeting d.... Read more »


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