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EduCon 2021

May 20, 2021
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Marriott St. Louis Grand
800 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO
MPI St. Louis
Phone: 314-416-2234

Register today for MPI St. Louis Area Chapter's full-day educational conference for the meetings and events industry! EduCon 2021 is packed with informative, relevant and dynamic content.

EduCon 2021 will offer a wide variety of speakers and topics. These topics and the opportunity to network will provide an inspiring day, because when people meet, they change the world.

Education Sessions include:

  • DE&I: Awareness to Mitigate Stereotypes & Biases (Keynote)**
  • EFRP Best Practices
  • Virtual Events & AV
  • Overcoming Rejection
  • Food Allergies 101: Everything You Need to Know About Food Allergies, Food Intolerances/Sensitivities & Celiac Disease
  • Etiquette & Inclusion for Your Professional Career Development
  • Sales Success Principals
  • Meeting Planning Lean Six Sigma Style: Six Sigma 101**
  • Next Level Leadership
  • Inclusivity Starts with YOU: Because EVERYONE Deserves a Safe Seat at the Table**
  • Technology in the Meetings & Events Industry
  • Etiquette & Inclusion for Client Management
  • Budgeting From All Angles**
**Denotes the sessions that will be offered to virtual conference registrants.

View the full schedule and session descriptions.

Plus, this year we're combining the annual Awards Party with EduCon!
You won't want to miss it! Not able to attend EduCon, but don't want to miss the Awards Party? Click here to register just for the Awards.

Bob Green EduCon Scholarship
"When We Meet, We Change the World" is the MPI Vision Statement. In honor of Bob Green, the founder of the MPI St. Louis Area Chapter, we are fortunate to be able to offer scholarships from the generous support of the 50/50 drawings at our monthly meetings, as well as donations from our members. The scholarship is awarded to assist active members and/or student members with the cost of attending EduCon. Recipients will be asked to pay the monthly meeting cost of $40 and the scholarship will fund the remaining balance of the EduCon registration fee. Student recipients will be fully funded. Click here for more information and to apply.

EIC_PP_Logo_Final_2019EduCon 2021 has been submitted to the Events Industry Council (EIC) for CMP Preferred Provided review and has been approved for 4.0 credit hours. MPI St. Louis Area Chapter has been approved by the Events Industry Council as a Preferred Provider of the above-listed continuing education course, which qualifies for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC's endorsement or assessment of education quality.

marriott grandExperience contemporary comfort in the historic Midwest at Marriott St. Louis Grand. With a coveted location in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, the hotel occupies the former building of the Statler Hotel, an icon of the St. Louis skyline since the 1900s. Enjoy our location near St. Louis highlights like Union Train Station, Ballpark Village, the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium. Cap a full day of work or sightseeing with an exhilarating workout in our stacked fitness center. Greet the day with breakfast at our 8th Street Pantry or full-service Starbucks. Thrill your palate with contemporary American cuisine and cocktails at our hotel restaurant, Zenia Bar & Grille. Our hotel is proud to offer 55,000 square feet of versatile event space, including historic ballrooms, for your next corporate event or wedding. Discover a modern oasis of luxury and comfort in stylish hotel rooms and suites, featuring plush bedding, high-speed Wi-Fi and scenic downtown views. Fall in love with Missouri at Marriott St. Louis Grand.


$165 Members or Non-Members
$44 Student Members
$88 Student Non-Members

$75 Members or Non-Members
$44 Student Members

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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