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MPIOC & MPISD Joint Education Conference (EdCon)

7 November, 2019 - 8 November, 2019
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Viejas Casino & Resort
5000 Willows Road
Alpine, CA
United States
MPI Orange County
Phone: 714-258-1674

Thursday and Friday November 7-8, 2019
 Viejas Casino & Resort

What is the MPI South Coast EdCon?

MPI Orange County and MPI San Diego chapters are once again carrying on the tradition of a joint educational conference and expo! Come together with us for top-quality education, creative insights, and facilitated networking to maximize your time and investment.

Who should attend?

All members of MPI and nonmember guests in the event planning and management industry are invited.

  • Event planners, producers, and designers of all levels are encouraged to participate in the Hosted Buyer program for complimentary or reduced admission.
    Students and members of other industry chapters are warmly welcome

  • Suppliers, including hoteliers, DMC’s, entertainment, décor, audiovisual, technology, and other service providers should plan to participate in the marketplace and/or as an attendee!

What’s In It For Me?

  • Enhanced peer-to-peer networking opportunities

  • Valuable CMP-level take-aways from educational topics at an affordable price – geared for both planners and suppliers!

  • One on One connections with suppliers who can enhance your business

  • Career-building personal and professional growth opportunities

  • Maximum education in a condensed time-efficient format!


Educational Content:
Our educational line-up is still taking shape and will be shared here soon. Be sure and check back for updates!

All topics will be CMP-approved for content.

Why Exhibit / Sponsor?
South Coast MPI Chapters’ — MPI Orange County and MPI San Diego — dual chapter collaboration provides direct quality exposure to more than 500 MPI chapter members, in addition to the recognition among MPI’s global network. MPIOC and MPISD together represent purchasing power greater than $1.1 billion and more than 1000 suppliers and planners in the industry. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get your brand in front of qualified serious buyers, while networking with other suppliers who can provide referrals or other business to support your growth objectives.


Get Involved! Volunteer and share your expertise!

  • MPI successes are driven by active volunteers: We cannot do this without you!

  • We’re seeking people to support in the planning and on-site execution stages.

  • Opportunities are available in all categories: finance, education, sponsorships, registration, communications, graphics, set up, tear down, and all in between.

  • Invest a few hours as an assistant for the day OR chair a team! This is the best way to boost your skill set, network with peers, and make a difference!

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