Starting in July – KCMPI will be re-branded as MPIKC. You may have already noticed the changes to our social media sites. Soon our website URL and email addresses will be changing to match.

Why the change after 35 years?  To help MPI Chapters provide a brand experience consistent to MPI Global efforts, new standards were recently identified to help ensure brand integrity.

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…

Monthly Renewal Drawing – July 2016

MPI Members: Renew your MPI membership before July 31 and you will be entered into a drawing for one of THREE great prizes!  The winner will pick one!  Renew today!

  • 1/2 off registration to WEC 2017 in Las Vegas or EMEC 2017
  • 6 month extended membership
  • MPI Store Shopping Spree:  Pick any five itmes in the MPI Store at no cost.  CMP Study Guide excluded from offer.

Who is eligible: Current members of MPI who are up for renewal in any given month.

New Premier Membership Complimentary Upgrade

Special Update

For a limited time, MPI is offering new members the opportunity to receive a complimentary membership upgrade. New members can become a Premier Member for the price of a Preferred Membership or a Preferred Member for the price of an Essential Membership. This special promotion is valid for new members that join MPI between June 12 through July 31, 2016, and may be redeemed by completing the following steps:

(1) fill out the online application at www.mpiweb.org/join;

(2) select the desired membership upgrade level; and

(3) enter the promotional code NewMPI16.

MPIKC Board Member Spotlight – July

This month we are shining the spotlight on Janet O’Hagan – Director Special Events. Janet is currently an Senior Sales Manager for Convention and Entertainment Facilities, City of Kansas City, Mo.Janet OHagan

Education? Graduated from Missouri State

Favorite Travel Spots?  Isla Mujeres in Mexico

Hobbies/Extracurricular Activities?  Walking, hiking and the outdoors.  Active in church and member of a book club that meets at a wine bar.

Favorite Parts of KC? Downtown Kansas City

Favorite Food? Pizza and hamburgers

Something unique about you? Each spring a group of international military students from allied nations begin a twelve-month training program at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at nearby Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  She and her husband will be the Kansas City sponsor for a military officer from Chile and they’ll be showing him and his family all that Kansas City has to offer.

Tell us about your family? Married for 35 years with 2 daughters, a son and a wonderful daughter and son-in-law and a granddaughter.

Something on your bucket list? Travel to Ireland and Italy

Stay tuned for next month’s Board Member spotlight coming in August!

Become a MyMPI Community Champion!

Special update

Become a MyMPI Community Champion! MyMPI allows you to make those connections and network with fellow members from around the world any day, any time. MyMPI is mobile friendly so you can start a conversation on MPI by posting a message on the MPI Member Forum, or utilize the directory to search for members from anywhere. MyMPI is also now your single source for managing your profile and communication preferences. To access your MyMPI profile, click here and sign into your account.


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