About MPI Global


About MPI

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.

About the MPI Foundation

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.

MPI Key Facts

 Founded in 1972

More than 17,000 engaged MPI members representing 71 countries

More than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries

45 Chapters in the United States

7 Chapters in Canada

2 Chapters in Latin America

13 Chapters in Europe

2 Chapters in Asia

23 Student Clubs in North America

More than $26 billion in global buying power

4,800 planner members exclusive to MPI have about $11.5 billion in buying power






For 25 years, the MPI Foundation (http://www.mpiweb.org/MPIfoundation) has been investing in the people and programs that shape meetings and business events into a $100 billion industry.  It is a philosophy of investment, founded on the belief that meetings are critical to the success of business, that guides the MPI Foundation’s efforts in strengthening and preserving our industry for years to come.

The MPI Foundation fuels the growth and advancement of MPI Members by providing them professional developement and career growth opportunities.  Click here to learn more.