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Join MPI

As the largest and most influential professional association for the meetings and events industry, MPI is your connection to more than 22,000 meeting planners and industry suppliers worldwide. Your membership entitles you to access the wealth of education, research and networking resources MPI has to offer and provides you with discounts on conferences and publications. It also gives you the opportunity to network with colleagues through local and online communities.

Memberships We Offer:


Corporate Meeting Professional

A person who is primarily employed by a corporation to plan and/or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.

NEW: $375 CAD    |   RENEW: $325 CAD


Association/Non Profit Meeting Professional

A person who is primarily employed by an association or not-for-profit organization to plan and/or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that organization’s meetings. This category also includes private universities.

NEW: $375 CAD    |   RENEW: $325 CAD


Government Meeting Professional

Government Meeting Professional A person who is employed by a government agency or public university to plan and/or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that government’s meetings. Individuals serving as faculty in a university should join as an Academic Professional.

NEW: $375 CAD    |   RENEW: $325 CAD


Supplier Meeting Professional

A person who provides and/or sells products and services to the meetings industry, such as destination management, hotelier, audio-visual, florist, transportation, production or convention and visitor's bureau. This classification of membership is not limited to the groups listed. Important information on supplier dues adjustment.

NEW: $500 CAD    |   RENEW: $450 CAD


Meeting Management Professional

A person who is a sole proprietor of, or is employed or engaged by, a meeting management company. They provide meeting services including strategic and financial management and/or professional meetings management services to multiple clients. A person who spends 51% or more of their time planning and buying meeting services is a planner; persons spending 51% or more of their time providing meeting/event services is a supplier.

NEW Planners: $375 CAD    |   RENEW Planners: $325 CAD
NEW Suppliers: $500 CAD    |   RENEW Suppliers: $450 CAD


Students

Student memberships are available to individuals enrolled in a post-secondary academic program. The student must be enrolled in a certificate, undergraduate or graduate program unless the academic institution defines it otherwise. Students enrolled in a certificate program will be eligible for student membership for one year but will not be eligible for the transition dues rate upon completion of their program. Proof of enrollment must be received at MPI before a student can be accepted into membership and upon renewal in order to retain their student membership. Learn More

NEW: $40 CAD


Faculty

A faculty member is available to those employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs related to the meetings, hospitality, events or tourism industries. The individual’s main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution and they must be considered an employee of their institution.

  • Applicant’s primary employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution;
  • Applicant must be considered an employee within their institution;
  • Applicant must submit proof of academic employment with this application AND MUST provide proof on an annual basis to retain their faculty membership. (Proof of academic employment should be on employer’s letterhead and include validation of employment, courses and signature of departmental head)
  • Guest lecturers are NOT eligible for faculty membership.

NEW: $195 CAD