November 14, 2019
“State of the Industry”
with Amanda Armstrong, CMP - Immediate Past Chair, MPI International Board of Directors
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October 17, 2019
Speed and Open Networking
Four Points Sheraton Phoenix South Mountain
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Scholarship Information



2019 Bobette J. Gorden Scholarship

The $2,000 scholarship to attend WEC in Toronto was awarded to Heather Luvisi of Lucky Strike Entertainment.  

This scholarship, named for its generous donor, is intended to assist an MPI AZ member with attendance to MPI’s World Education Congress (WEC).  It was designed to encourage and cultivate chapter leadership.

The 2020 scholarship application will be available in the spring.  Good luck!

 MPI Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The MPI Foundation is passionately committed to a vision of prosperity for the global meetings and events community. It is a vision we are powering through leadership initiatives, research, grants and scholarships to ensure the success of our members today and the sustained growth of our industry into the future. As the industry leader, MPI Foundation raises the most funds which are immediately reinvested back into the community.

MPI Foundation's scholarship program was created for meeting professionals who seek education inside or outside traditional academic institutions. It may empower an individual to reach a career milestone or revitalize a program that affects thousands. Visit this website for a list of Foundation Scholarships available for MPI members.

Congratulations to Sukki Jahnke, CMP for receiving two MPI Foundation scholarships - one in 2018 to assist with her CMP certification and one in 2019 to attend WEC.  Read Sukki's story and learn more about the MPI Foundation here.


The MPI Foundation is a non-profit organization that fuels the advancement of MPI members by providing them professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships.

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