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Why Join MPI Ottawa?

By joining MPI Ottawa you will gain access to:


Local Networking Opportunities

We offer more than 6 networking opportunities a year and a wide range of choices.   Join us for an informal MPI DIY or for our annual Awards Gala.  It’s a great chance to catch up with your industry colleagues and maybe do some new business.



Local Educational Opportunities

We offer innovative education geared towards planners and suppliers alike. We are a CMP Preferred Provider and offer low cost, social, learning opportunities to help keep up with your clock hours.  No time to spare for an in-person session? That’s OK! Take one of the many free webinars that are offered.



Local, Canadian and International Community

The MPI community is a great resource.  As a member of MPI you have access to a membership directory of over 17,000 planners and suppliers.  You will also receive a hard copy membership directory of both MPI Canada members and MPI Ottawa members.  No more wondering who to call when you need to get something done!


Local Volunteer Opportunities

Long-time members say the best way to benefit from membership in MPI is to join a committee. Joining an MPI Committee helps members (new and old) to foster knowledge, build rapport with other committee members and to gain a solid network of colleagues in the industry.


Meeting Professionals International

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries!


Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

No doubt you have discovered the many professional benefits of MPI Ottawa. When you’re ready to approach your employer, click below to download specialized planner/supplier letters that will explain the benefits that both you and your employer will gain through your MPI Ottawa membership.


Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is a global community of meeting and event professionals that connects you to the worldwide support, industry knowledge and business opportunities you need to be successful. Start here to begin exploring the MPI experience and how it can make a positive difference for you.

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