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About Our Chapter

Founded in 1984, MPI Ottawa is the capital city’s premier organization for meeting and event professionals. With more than 300 active members, the chapter co-hosts The EVENT, an annual multi-day networking and educational forum launched in 2018 in partnership with MPI Toronto and MPI Montréal/Québec.

When you join MPI Ottawa, 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 Ottawa joined the six other Canadian MPI chapters in winning the 2013 RISE Award for Community Achievement in Knowledge and Ideas for the annual planning and hosting of National Meetings Industry Day (NMID).

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"I feel so privileged to have the opportunity to be part of such a great group of passionate professionals that represent our industry, and I’m very much looking forward to the year ahead!"

- Allison Collins, MPI Ottawa Chapter, President


MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 111
Suppliers: 91
Students: 38
Faculty: 1
Other: 2



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Recent Conventus Articles

Daily Appreciation Makes the Difference

Melanie Hudson | Nov 19, 2019
Do you know the difference between getting recognized at work and being appreciated? This was one of the strategies Malloch shared at the MPI Ottawa Chapter workshop held on November 5 at the Brookstreet Hotel. Organized by Desmond Lomas, CMP, Disa-marie Cameron, Nancy Bradshaw, CMP and Denisa Horak, this event attracted 44 registrants for a half-day of outstanding professional development.

The Importance of Having a Job you Love—and a few tips on how to find one

Gabrielle Whittaker | Nov 12, 2019
Build a life you don’t need to escape from; don’t just live for the weekends. Find something that makes you happy; take pride in what you do. Love what you do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.

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