Honorable Mention Chapter Award

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Honorable Mention Chapter Award



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


MPI Chicago Area Chapter Website – Your Resource for All Things MPI-CAC

One of the most valuable resources available to you as a member is the MPI Chicago Area Chapter website.

Below are some tools and features available via the new MPI Chicago Area Chapter website:

Getting the Most Out of Your Membership

One of the greatest benefits in store for you is leadership development.  MPI Chicago Area Chapter is nearly 100% volunteer driven and the chapter’s progress is limited only by the commitment of its members. 

Get involved with a committee to Grow Your Career & Build Your Business:

  • Hone your leadership skills
  • Gain vital professional development
  • Broaden your network and industry knowledge

Your role on a committee is determined by you.  Please review the committee descriptions and choose one or two that interest you.  Then complete the Join a Committee Form and a member of the Leadership Development team will be in touch with you.


Your Business Connections Source

One of the most popular benefits of your MPI Chicago Area Chapter membership is the Membership Directory; a listing of all members and their contact information.

The Membership Directory is available to MPI Chicago Area Chapter members in 2 forms:

  • Online 24/7/365
  • Printed Annually Every October

The printed Membership Directory is automatically mailed to all active MPI Chicago Area Chapter members in October each year. Should you wish to receive the current Membership Directory, please send a request to info@mpicac.org while keeping in mind that the complete and most up-to-date Membership Directory is available to you via our chapter website any time under the Community tab.


Connect and Learn with MPI Chicago Area Chapter’s Events

MPI-CAC provides abundant opportunities to increase both your industry knowledge and contacts with world-class educational programs and engaging networking events held in some of the area’s most unique venues.  View the MPI-CAC Chapter Events Page for upcoming events, and check back often to see what new events are added.  As you attend events, look out for Membership Committee representatives who are there to help make introductions. We encourage you to attend one of our New Member Mixers to meet other new members of the Chapter. New members will receive a special invitation to attend a Mixer within the first two months of joining.  

Get Your Organization Noticed
MPI Chicago Area Chapter has a multitude of opportunities to promote your product or service to the membership. 

As a member, you have access to timely news and information through:

  • The Chapter website
  • Conversations+Connections, the chapter's biweekly member eNewsletter
  • C+C, MPI-CAC's bi-annual magazine
  • The Meeting Professional, MPI's monthly magazine

The MPI International Headquarters will begin to include you in an email newsletter distribution updating you on international industry research, events and conferences. To learn more about support available to you from MPI Global, visit the Membership section.


On behalf of our many Chicago Area Chapter members, welcome!

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