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December Educational Event and MPI After 5

December 7, 2023
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver
1776 Champa Street
Denver, CO 80202
MPI Rocky Mountain
Phone: 720-733-8000

Join us for the December Educational Program + Holiday MPI After 5 Networking
Thursday, December 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

1776 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80202

2:30pm – 3:00pm – New Member Orientation
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Registration and Networking
3:30pm – 5:00pm – Announcements and Program
5:00pm – 7:00pm – MPI After 5 Holiday Networking

A Fireside Chat with MPI Global Chief Revenue Officer, Rachel Benedick: Career Growth, Leadership, and Industry Trends

Come learn how Rachel used her own personal style, strengths, authenticity, and passion, along with solid leadership strategies, to help grow and navigate her career.  You don’t have to change for anyone! This session, followed by an attendees Q&A session, will remind you that being self-confident and being your unique self is key to being happy in your leadership development no matter what generation you fall under.  

Learner Objectives:

  • How to help grow your career with confidence and your own unique style
  • How to navigate career changes
  • Learn how the different generations are more alike than you think in leadership development and career growth 

Followed by MPI After 5 Mexican Caribbean Style!

The Mexican Caribbean has joined forces with MPI Rocky Mountain Chapter and coming to Denver and they are excited to invite MPI and non-MPI member planners to this exclusive tabletop cocktail reception featuring up to 12 top-notch Mexican Caribbean suppliers. Discover the magic of our destination while networking and making valuable connections. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the best that the Mexican Caribbean has to offer.


Planner attendees have an opportunity to win a Trip for Two to a luxurious resort with inclusive amenities, private round-trip ground transportation, $300 voucher towards airfare along with a Rio Secreto Tour of Caves carved out from underground river.  



Christies Photographic is sponsoring Headshots at this months event again. Fix your hair, put on your tie and get your professional headshot at the Hyatt.



Members Student Members Non-Members Non-Member Students
Package: $60
Education Only: $45
After 5 Only: $20
 Package: $15
Education Only: $0
After 5 Only: $15
 Package: $90
Education Only: $65
After 5 Only: $30
 Package: $20
Education Only: $0
After 5 Only: $20


RACHEL BENEDICK, Chief Revenue Officer, Meeting Professionals International 

Prior to her role at MPI, Rachel had an impressive career at VISIT DENVER, where she served as the Executive Vice President, Sales & Services. Joining VISIT DENVER in 1998, she steadily climbed the ranks, becoming Vice President in 2008 and Executive Vice President in January 2020. She managed the convention department and its 34 team members during her tenure.

Rachel's educational background includes a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology & Counselor Education from the University of Colorado – Denver and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Michigan State University. She humorously notes that she uses her psychology degrees daily in her work.

Outside of her professional life, Rachel enjoys spending time with her Weimaraner, Rezak, staying active, and enjoying fine red wines.



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EIC_143723-17_PP_Logo_Final_150MPI Rocky Mountain Chapter is a CMP Preferred Provider. The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Event Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit. – CMP-IS TBD                                                     

This events attendance roster will be uploaded to the EIC for CE credits tracking (if applicable).If you do not have a EIC account, you can create one

In order for these records to be accepted by EIC, the email used for registration MUST match (case sensitive) the email provided to the EIC for your account.

Venue Details

Plan a company meeting or social event in a 2,500-square-foot venue on the top floor of Hyatt Centric Downtown Denver, located in the center of the business district. Split our large ballroom space into three separate meeting rooms for smaller events or reserve our entire 5,000-square-foot restaurant and terrace for weddings and other gatherings. Our staff is on hand to help set up the space and arrange catering from our farm-to-table, on-site restaurant, Apple Blossom.

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