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News Around Town – October 2020


By: Disa-marie Cameron | Oct 31, 2020

Member Announcements

Congratulations to all of our Nominees for MPI Ottawa Prix Prestige Awards Gala!


Stephanie Lynch, CMP


Louise Gervais, CMP,CMM


Lydia Blanchard


Jennifer Beatty


Karen Wiersma


Katherine Craig, CMP


Carolyn Leslie, CMP


Diane Fowles, CMP


Tina Nicodemo, CED

Rising Star

Jeanna Andre-Murdie

Rising Star

Jenny Dao

Student of the Year

Shivani Pandya

Volunteer of the Year

Katherine Craig, CMP

Volunteer of the Year

Rebecca Trafford

Volunteer of the Year

Carolyn Leslie, CMP

Volunteer of the Year

Rebecca Narr

Volunteer of the Year

Courtney Jones, CMP

Volunteer of the Year

Gabrielle Whittaker

Volunteer of the Year

Anne Lamarche, CMP


Join us this month to celebrate excellence virtually!


2020-2021 CMP Study Guide and Online CMP Study Group

CMP Candidate Study Programming

CMP Bootcamp Fall 2020 Twitter - 1 

Are you studying for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) exam?  MPI Ottawa can help!

More information and reading resources can be found here:

  1. Get the CMP Self-Directed Study Guide
  2. Register for the Online CMP Study Group (includes access to the Self-Directed Study Guide)

Industry News and Updates

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For the first time in recent Canadian History, Three MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL (MPI) CHAPTERS have partnered together to offer their membership community something bigger and better.  Bringing together three unique meeting communities will give event participants the chance to expand network circles while strengthening existing ones.

New Dates have been announced for April 15 - 17, 2021 in Toronto, ON
Registration will open in the Fall.  Be the first to know when registration opens

MeetSAFE Guidelines


Meetings and events support more than ten million jobs worldwide. To help get the live event industry, event planners, and our teams back to work and begin the road to recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic, meeting safely will undoubtedly be a priority.

The large technology service providers have been at the forefront in safe meeting practices related to the services provided by our industry leading brands. As shelter-in-place restrictions ease, physical distancing and enhanced cleaning procedures will remain an essential part of making people comfortable with meeting.

Risk and health are two key considerations for businesses and associations. An anticipated phase one recovery for our industry likely represents smaller meeting sizes following evolving government guidelines. With fewer people meeting and a cleaning routine in place, the risk to attendees will be reduced.

Download the MeetSAFE Playbook:

WEC Scholarship applications - Thank you to those who applied!


Scholarships continue to available to members for various experiences.

For more details and to apply for a scholarship visit: 

Upcoming Industry Events

October 29, 2020

Prix Awards Gala

MPI Ottawa Prix Prestige Awards Gala Digital Event, Members: $20.00, Non-Members: $25.00, Students: $15.00.

November 3 - 6, 2020

MPI WEC Grapevine Virtual Experience, $299 USD.

November 17 - 18, 2020


TIAC Tourism Congress 2020 Virtual Event, with complimentary registration for all tourism stakeholders from coast to coast to coast.

November 25, 2020

MPI Ottawa Festive Dinner Virtual Event. More details to come.

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Article edited by Darlene Kelly-Stewart, Stonehouse Sales & Marketing Services

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Disa-marie Cameron
Account Manager at FMAV


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