About Our Chapter

With over 600 members, MPI Northern California is one of the largest MPI chapters in the world. It consistently produces dynamic and original programs geared to the unique needs of the Northern California meetings industry.

When you join MPI Northern California, 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.

MPI Northern California is the recipient of the 2019 MPI RISE Award for Industry Advocate for its response to fire victims in Sonoma and Napa Counties and the 2017 MPI RISE Award for Marketplace Excellence for its Annual Conference and Expo (ACE), which attracts more than 1,200 industry professionals each year.


MPI Northern California Chapter


Each of us has a responsibility, the influence, and the power to take steps to be part of creating our future. Our meetings and events industry has an obligation and a critical opportunity to shape a more equitable world.

- Gary Murakami, GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, MPI Northern California Chapter, Immediate Past President

MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 223
Suppliers: 258
Students: 15
Faculty: 3
Other: 6



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