Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID)

March 30, 2023 at Topgolf El Segundo

(WE)Con 2023

May 10-12, 2023 at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Top Performing Chapter Award



Beverly Laing Student Scholarship


MPISCC recognizes that it is important for the future of the organization to mentor, train and recruit younger members currently studying toward an ultimate goal of a career in the meetings industry.

The scholarship recipient will be awarded a one-year student membership to MPISCC and complimentary registration to all MPISCC regular monthly educational programs and events for one year (not to exceed $500). Must be used within 12 months of being awarded.



Criteria and Eligibility Requirements:

  • New or current MPISCC student member at an MPI International qualified $40 student membership rate. “Students in Transition” memberships are not eligible.
  • Currently enrolled in a college/university, trade school or certificate program with focus on meeting and event planning or hospitality management based on student qualifications of MPI International.
  • Complete and submit scholarship application, a professional resume and at least one letter of recommendation.
  • Submit with application a 500-word statement about why the scholarship would benefit them as well as explain their future plans for employment in the meetings and events or hospitality management field.
  • Must be used within 12 months of receiving the scholarship. Must attend a minimum of three MPISCC programs or events in one year.
  • Actively participate in an MPISCC committee of their choice for the duration of the year.



Past winners:

2020-2021 Motonari Matsuda
2019-2020 Emmy Munn
2019-2020 Mayra Encinas
2019-2020 Ekin Lam

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