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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. 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.

Congratulations to our 2017 Award Nominees & 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