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2023 MPI Ohio Elevate Awards Event / 35th Annual Fundraising Auction

June 28, 2023
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Vitria on the Square
14 E. 15th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
MPI Ohio
Phone: 513-563-8674

Member Recognition Event & Annual Fundraising Aucion

Recognizing those who raise the standards of our profession and industry.


Wednesday, June 28, 2023

The MPI Recognition and Appreciation Event is an annual celebration to acknowledge members that have gone above & beyond and express our sincere gratitude to all of our members. Our membership is what makes the  MPI Ohio Chapter such a successful organization. Be sure to register when it opens, you won’t want to miss out!

In conjunction with our Recognition Event, we will be holding the annual auction! Get a jump start on your gift shopping. Fabulous items to bid on that will ensure Ohio Chapter of Meeting Professionals International's continued commitment of bringing outstanding education programs, certification programs and scholarship opportunities. Items could include hotel packages, tickets to music/sports events, restaurants, gift baskets, electronics, wine, jewelry, artwork, service experiences and more. 
We would love some unique items!
If you or someone you know would like to donate an item, please click 2023 Auction Donation Form

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In addition to the MPI Ohio Education and Scholarship Fund, we are pleased to announce our selected charity, Local Matters. We like to support charities that touch all of us on some level, whether personally or in our hearts. This wonderful charity will receive a percentage of the total auction revenue.
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Vitria On The Square
14 E. 15th Ave
Columbus, OH 43201

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Registration & Networking
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Awards Program, Auction & Networking

***Light bites will be provided

Nominees: Complimentary 
Members: $10
Non Members/Essential Level Members: $10

Register by Sunday, June 25, 2023
To receive a refund, you must cancel by Friday, June 23, 2023.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown
50 North Third St
Columbus, OH 43215
Book by June 16th!!

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Christy Selby Lifetime Achievement Award:
Christy Selby, former MPI member and beloved wife of Steven Selby; lost her battle with cancer in late December 2015 and will be immortalized again this year with an honorary award given in her name. Christy was an accomplished certified meeting and event planner at Cardinal Health. A lover of music and watching her family grow, she also enjoyed a good Cabernet from Napa Valley; she was a devotee of Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World; and a superstitious Buckeye fan.
The Christy Selby Lifetime Achievement Award will honor an individual who gives back freely to the MPI Ohio Chapter and in their career within the Meetings & Events industry. This award will be presented at the Annual MPI Recognition and Appreciation Event.      
Click Here to donate to the Christy Selby Scholarship Fund

Please consider helping us by becoming a sponsor for our annual event. Sponsors are needed for linens, emcee, awards & gifts and floral décor. We welcome monetary and in-kind donations. Click Here for more information. 

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