About Our Events 


Events for event planners? You know they're going to be great.


At MPI events, both the knowledge gained and the connections made are lifelong, and the business opportunities are equally invaluable. No matter the size, from the World Education Congress to our regional chapter events, you'll experience the ultimate value that MPI brings to its community.




WEC Vegas

World Education Congress (WEC)

WEC is our premier education and networking conference for meeting and event professionals, featuring cutting-edge topics and business opportunities. Learn more.




EMEC Frankfurt

European Meetings & Events Conference

MPI's EMEC is the conference for meeting and event professionals in Europe. It is a time for meeting and event professionals across Europe to learn, connect, and discover what it takes to create experiences that will push boundaries beyond the expected. Learn more.



IBTM World

IBTM World

IBTM World is the leading global event for the business events industry, designed by event professionals, for event professionals. It allows exhibitors, visitors and buyers to come together and achieve a year’s worth of profitable leads in three days, as well as take advantage of exclusive networking, learning and business opportunities. Learn more.






Smart Monday @ IMEX America

Open to everyone coming to IMEX America, this is your opportunity to immerse yourself in a full day of free education and networking provided by MPI before the IMEX show opens. From the headline keynotes to practical workshops, our expert-led education program is focused on your professional development.

IMEX America is so much more than just a trade show. This four-day event offers brilliant speakers, fresh ideas and continuous inspiration at 180-plus educational and networking events.

Learn more about IMEX America





Rendezvous parties is MPI Foundation's premier networking event for meeting and event professionals. The MPI Foundation partners with organizations throughout the year to hold Rendezvous parties and proceeds benefit the MPI Foundation.

Check out where Rendezvous events are showing up next on the MPI Foundation events page.

An MPI Foundation Event

MPI Foundation




MPI's Experiential Event Series

Go behind the scenes at some of the most famous events in the world. You’ll gain exclusive, hands-on experience from top event professionals, as well as an educational certificate relevant to the event.



European Education Exchange

MPI’s European Education Exchange is a complimentary executive-level education and hosted buyer event that is perfect for those who plan meetings and events in Europe. Exclusively for professionals who qualify, those accepted will receive a free meeting and event certificate course and business-focused networking with sellers throughout Europe in Helsingør, Denmark





Thought Leaders Summit

Thought Leaders Summit
Benefiting the MPI Foundation

The Thought Leaders Summit is an exclusive opportunity to network, learn and workshop vital topics with fellow industry leaders. Find out more about the next Thought Leaders Summit.


The Thought Leaders Summit is an executive level, limited invitation program for elite planners and strategic partners.



ibtm World

IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings and events industry. MPI offers world-class education sessions to encourage personal and professional career growth.

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Let the Foundation Help

The MPI Foundation offers partial and full event scholarships to MPI members. Funds can be applied towards registration fees, airfare and accommodations, depending on the amount and type of scholarship awarded. 


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