Upcoming Events

Jan 30

State of the Industry

Educational Luncheon

Mar 1

Weekend Education Conference (WeCon)

Registration Now Open

Jun 21

Board Installation & Awards Gala

More information - coming soon!


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Welcome to MPISCC

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries. For additional information or to join, visit www.mpiweb.org.

The Southern California Chapter of Meeting Professionals International brings approximately 600 + members to the MPI global community. Our chapter membership includes some of the most influential meeting planners and meeting and event suppliers in the Greater Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs and Las Vegas areas.

The Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation fuels the growth and advancement of MPI members by providing professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships. The not-for-profit organization also propels the meeting and event industry forward by funding important and quality research initiatives. For more information, visit www.mpiweb.org/foundation.


Summary of our MPISCC 2017 Award Nominees and Winners

President’s Award
Libby Zarrahy, CMP

Past Presidents’ Award
The Collins College of Hospitality Management

Shining Star Award
Elizabeth Brazil, CMP
Sarah Diem
Melissa Goodman, CMP – Winner
Jane Mato, CMP
David Stone, CMP
Judith Swingler, CMP
Michelle Thornton, CMP
Erick Weiss
Amy Zelinsky, CMP

Lois K. Hauser Award
Ron Havens, CMP, CMM

Member of the Year Award
Ron Havens, CMP, CMM
Kitty Silbereich
Holly Smith
Michelle Thornton, CMP – Winner 

Emerging Leader of the Year Award
Kirhan Cheng 
Rafael Mendoza – Winner

Chapter Leader of the Year Award
Joe Martin – Winner
Amani Roberts
Kristin Twombly, CMP

Gary J. Rosenberg Scholarship
Amani Roberts