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Thanksgiving Incentive: November Membership Renewal thanksgiving-member-incentive

Are you up for renewal this month? Renew your MPI membership before the end of November and you will be entered into a drawing for one of THREE great prizes. The winner will pick one! Renew today!

  •  ½ off registration to WEC 2017 or EMEC 2017
  • MPI Store shopping Spree: Pick any five items in the MPI Store at no cost. CMP Study Guide excluded from offer.
  • Complimentary CMP Study Kit (valued at $312)

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Learning is a lifelong process, especially when it comes to delivering exceptional meetings and events. With rapidly changing technology, evolving business standards and a renewed focus on strategy, professional development is more important than ever. MPI is here to help.

The MPI Academy offers an array of professional development opportunities that align with the Meeting and Business Competency Standards (MBECS) and are suited to fit the diverse needs of our industry.

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MPIKC Board Member Spotlight – October

This month we are shining the spotlight on Diana Midyett – Director Strategic Alliance. Diana is currently owner/principal of Diana Midyett Meeting and Event Planning, LLC.

About Diana in 140 characters:

Very active in HSMA and MPI when she worked at the Corpus Christi CVB. She kept raising her hand to say “let me plan that!” After moving to St. Joseph she was the DOS at the St. Joseph CVB until deciding to open a restaurant and catering company. The opportunity came to be a meeting & trade show planner for Teva and Bayer Animal Health which launched her into her own business as an independent planner.

Favorite Travel Spots? Santa Fe, New Mexico. All mountain ranges. Sitting in my chair reading a good book about other cultures.

Hobbies/Extracurricular Activities? Hiking, kayaking, reading, gardening

Favorite Parts of KC? Plaza

Favorite Food? Mexican

Something unique about you? I went to a different school almost every year growing up. It made me understand that there are so many different ways to live a life at an early age.

Tell us about your family? I have two granddaughters that are adorable.

Something on your bucket list? Travel to South America and Canada.

Stay tuned for next month’s Board Member spotlight coming in mid-November!


Meeting Professionals International – Kansas City Chapter Celebrates 35 Years!

It is with great excitement that we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Meeting Professionals International Kansas City Chapter! With this new fiscal year we bring to you a new name (MPIKC), a new logo, a new membership model through MPI Global, and an enhanced and revitalized look!  Read more…


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