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Scholarships & Awards

MPISCC is very proud to offer our members three outstanding Scholarship and Award opportunities, named in honor of three of our most dedicated members.  


Please follow the links below to learn more about these opportunities and applications for each.   



Beverly Laing Student Scholarship Fund

Purpose: To mentor students studying to work in the meetings industry and to support students in their journey to become a meeting professional.



Gary J. Rosenberg Scholarship

MPISCC has a long and rich history of educational excellence.  The Gary J. Rosenberg Scholarship is one way that MPISCC promotes education and opportunity to its members. 



Lois K. Hauser Award

The Lois K. Hauser Service Award is presented annually during the MPISCC Installation Gala to a member of the chapter who has exhibited extraordinary commitment, dedication and service to the chapter in a volunteer role.





Chapter Awards and Criteria

Shining Star of the Year Chapter volunteers who are nominated throughout the year. Board members are not eligible for this award. Nominate Here!


Emerging Leader of the Year - Awarded to a new member (with less than two years membership) who has made a significant contribution to the chapter during their short time as a member. Board members are not eligible for this award. Nominate Here!


Member of the Year - Awarded to a member (with more than two years membership) who has made significant contributions to the chapter, is active in the industry as a whole, and shows commitment to professional development. Board members are not eligible for this award. 

Nominate Here!


Chapter Leader of the Year Awarded to a member of MPISCC who has influenced the chapter based on their ability to motivate others, stimulate volunteer action, provide a sense of direction and serves as a catalyst to produce exceptional results. Board members are eligible for this award. 

Nominate Here!


Past Presidents’ Award Selected by the Council of Past Presidents for outstanding contributions to the Southern California meetings industry


President’s Award - Selected by the current President for outstanding contributions to the Chapter




Each year, MPI honors its best and brightest chapters and volunteers through the Recognizing Industry Success & Excellence (RISE) Awards.

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