Overall Excellence Chapter Award



MPI's Southern California Chapter

The fourth largest MPI chapter in the world, MPI Southern California serves more than 450 members. The chapter hosts a number of educational and networking events throughout the year, including its Global Meetings Industry Day event, and strives to make a positive impact in the community through involvement with local charities.

When you join MPI Southern California, 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 Southern California is the recipient of the 2018 RISE Award for Innovative Educational Programming for its (WE)Con Weekend Educational Conference, and received a RISE Award again in 2019 for Marketplace Excellence at the World Education Congress (WEC) in Toronto Canada.

You Belong Diversity Scholarship Program


  • To create an inclusive membership that more accurately reflects our diverse Southern California community.
  • To recognizes event industry professionals/students who seek to advance the cause of diversity through continuing education.

Donate Directly to MPISCC

MPI-SCC is a 501(c)(3). Your contribution to the general fund allows the chapter to continue its exceptional programming. 

Please consider a donation to our general fund.

Each year MPI-SCC gives away $2,500 in scholarships to our members, but with the challenges our members have faced recently, we have decided to award over $6,500 in scholarships this year.

Please consider a donation to our scholarship fund.

Our members believe in working with companies they know and can trust. MPI members buy from MPI advertisers and MPI suppliers because they understand the value of what the organization represents.

Thank you for supporting MPI-SCC Supplier Members!

We Buy MPI


Why MPI Southern California?


In 2019, MPI-SCC took home the International RISE award for Marketplace Excellence at the World Education Congress (WEC) in Toronto Canada. This award recognizes a chapter for providing an exceptional business exchange and demonstrating innovation and creativity in its development, planning, and delivery.  We were given the award for our innovative advertising portal that was created to make it easy to advertise with us! It was such an honor to be recognized on the global stage for the second year in a row at WEC!



MPI Chapter Membership Population

Planners: 188
Suppliers: 231
Students: 25
Faculty: 3
Other: 15

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