Overall Excellence Chapter Award



March Meeting Mania and GMID Celebration

March 30, 2023
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Union Campus
525 South Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN
United States
MPI Indiana Chapter, ILEA Indiana Chapter & Minorities in Hospitality

Today we come together to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) - the international day of advocacy showcasing the undeniable value business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conference and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. 

To honor this day, the Indiana-based chapters of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the International Live Events Association (ILEA), and Minorities in Hospitality (MIH) are joining together to celebrate, educate, and highlight the work of our industry partners, offering a DEI-focused education and a Networking experience for all attendees.

We hope you'll join us and share why #MeetingsMatter!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM     Supplier Expo
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM     Next Level Leadership: Applying an Agile Mindset for Accelerated Results
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM     Networking Reception and Cinderwood Tours

Registration Rates
Preferred/Premier Member - $50
Essential/Non-Member - $65
Student - $25
Supplier Expo Registration - $200

Education Description

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practitioner, Agile Mindset expert and Women in Tech thought-leader, Angel G. Henry, Amazon best-selling author and award winning author of Dents in the Ceiling: Tools Women and Allies Need to Breakthrough will share a “Sate of Address” regarding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advancements that have taken place since May 2020. Angel will offer three key actions attendees can incorporate in their daily work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the meeting industry for Indiana. Upon the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Gain tips for cultivating a diverse network
  2. Begin to select their personal Board of Directors and understand why they’re necessary
  3. Define specific, actional and practice steps toward advancing their personal inclusion journey that will have a positive outcome for all the events they plan or are a part of
This session is approved for 1 CEU through the Events Industry Council.

Angel Henry, Professional Speaker, Author, DEI Advocate
Angel G. Henry creates ceiling breakers, she is the author of Dents in the Ceiling: Tools Women and Allies Need to Breakthrough; it is her knowledge of why women and minorities are missing from the C-Suite that provides awareness for corporate leaders to make change. Angel has 20 years of tech muscle, a sought-after trainer, speaker, adjunct instructor and inclusive workplace advisor.

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The Tru by Hilton Indianapolis Downtown is proud to provide attendees of our event on March 30 with a discounted room rate of $99. You can book online or by calling reservations at 317.472.4800 ext. 2 using code MPIIND.

Venue Details

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Whether you need space for 3 people for an hour or 200 people for a week, Union Campus has you covered.

Free parking is available in the Green lot at 700 Madison Avenue or in the Orange lot at 717 Meridian


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