Annual PEC Postponed Until Fall
Date TBD at A Later Time
See Note from Our President


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MPI Kansas City

Founded in 1981, MPI Kansas City has nearly 140 members representing planners from the corporate, association, government, religious and non-profit sectors, as well as independent planners and suppliers. A majority of members have been in the industry for more than 15 years and represent organizations within a 150-mile radius of Kansas City.

When you join MPI Kansas City, you become part of an organization dedicated to your personal and career success. You’ll connect with the innovative learning, passionate people and big ideas that will empower you to become an agent of change and reinvent the world.

 

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Congratulations for our newest board members installed on May 15th. These board members assume their position on the first of July. Board members are as follows.
Position Name and Company Term 
 
President Kyle Sadewhite, Viist KC July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
President Elect  John Kirby, PSAV July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Immediate Past President  Danica Tolen, Hilton President July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Vice President Membership  Andrea O’Hara, San Diego Tourism Authority July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Vice President Education Amy Worden, OP Convention Center July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Vice President Communications Dana Parker, Kansas State University July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Vice President Finance Shannon Higgins, National Association of Farm Broadcasters July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020

 

Position Name and Company Term 
 
Director of Membership  Katie Schillare, Midland Theater July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Director of Education  Kendra Brayfield, eXplore Lawrence July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Director of PEC Keyli Kamin, KC Live! at the Kansas City Power & Light District July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Director Sponsorship Sales  Whitney Butler, Onyx July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Director Special Events  Audra Kamin, Aramark July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
Director of Leadership Sammie LaForce, Caesars Entertainment July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020

"The Kansas City Chapter of MPI is a community of individuals from all segments of the travel and meetings industry. We work together and play together building close relationships with both professional and personal benefits to our members. MPI Kansas City meets throughout the year with a variety of events and topics to equip our members for continued success."

Danica Tolen, MPI Kansas City Chapter President

 


MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 89
Suppliers: 49
Students: 3
Faculty: 2
Other: 2

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