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Why join MPI?

As the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide, a global community of 17,000+ meeting and event professionals, and over 500 here in Chicago, MPI CAC is one of the largest chapters within MPI globally. When you join MPI Chicago Area Chapter (MPI CAC), you become part of an organization dedicated to your personal and career success. You’ll connect with connectors – people like you, and share in innovative learning and big ideas that will empower you to become an agent of change – reaping the rewards of a MPI membership.

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During difficult economic times, it is more crucial than ever to remain connected with the world’s largest and leading meeting resource. Membership in Meeting Professionals International is one of the best returns on investment you can make in your personal and professional development. Our commitment to making our membership successful by building human connections to knowledge/ideas, relationship and marketplace is exemplified through Member Care benefits.

New Members

Welcome to MPI Chicago Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI CAC)! On behalf of your fellow MPI CAC members and our Board of Directors, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the Chicago Chapter!

The new member information page provides you the resources you need to get the most out of your membership.

Membership Grants

The Chicago Area Chapter of MPI offers membership grants throughout the year. If awarded, MPI Chicago Area Chapter will pay for the membership dues for the recipient for 1 year.

Affiliate Membership

If you are already a member of MPI and are interested in further igniting your connections with relevant people, knowledge and opportunity by tapping into the resources of one of the organization's largest chapters, a MPI Chicago Area Chapter Affiliate Membership is for you.

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