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Expressing Gratitude for the Success of ACE 2023: Annual Conference and Experience


By: MPI Northern California Chapter | May 26, 2023

To all of our team, supporters, and attendees,

I hope this message finds you all in high spirits and filled with the utmost satisfaction and pride. As we bring the curtains down on ACE 2023: Annual Conference and Experience, I am overwhelmed with a profound sense of gratitude and admiration for each and every one of you. Your dedication, tireless efforts, and commitment to excellence have made this event an incredible success story.

First and foremost, I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to our exceptional volunteers. A very special shout out to our ACE 2023 committee. Your selfless contribution of time, energy, and expertise has been the driving force behind the success of ACE 2023. Your passion for our mission and your relentless pursuit of perfection have left an indelible mark on the event, capturing the true essence of the "Spirit of MPI."

Anne Marie Mourhess and Meagan Cook, your visionary leadership and commitment to this event have been nothing short of extraordinary. Your ability to navigate challenges with grace, while ensuring a seamless production and execution of our largest event of the year, has been awe-inspiring. Your combined efforts have paved the way for an unparalleled experience, setting a new benchmark for MPI’s ACE in the industry.

To our esteemed board of directors, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for your unwavering support. Your guidance, wisdom, and unwavering belief in our mission have been a source of inspiration throughout this journey. Your collective dedication has propelled us forward, allowing us to overcome challenges and achieve unprecedented success. Without your backing, this remarkable event would not have been possible.

No words can adequately express our deep appreciation to our incredible sponsors. Your generous support and belief in our mission have been the cornerstone of ACE 2023. Your investment in our event has enabled us to deliver an unparalleled experience to our attendees, showcasing the true spirit of collaboration and innovation. It simply could not be done without each of you and your teams’ support. I cannot even begin to put words to how much we appreciated the hospitality that we realized city wide in Oakland, California! THANK YOU.

Last but certainly not least, we extend our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful membership and attendees. Your enthusiastic participation, engagement, and real support have made ACE 2023 an unforgettable experience. It is your presence and active involvement that bring the true "Spirit of MPI" to life, creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and shared success.

In conclusion, the successful execution of ACE 2023 stands as a testament to the remarkable dedication, passion, and collective effort of each and every individual involved. Your commitment to excellence, your tireless work behind the scenes, and your steady belief in our mission have set a new standard in our industry. It has been an absolute pleasure to witness the Spirit of MPI radiating through every aspect of this event. The embracing of community, inclusion, and “together-ness” was seen through and through.

Once again, thank you all for your tremendous dedication, time, and effort. Your contributions have made ACE 2023 an unparalleled success, and I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to work alongside such an exceptional team.

With sincere appreciation and warmest regards,

Patrick McMichael, CSEP
President MPINCC 2022-2023


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