Thought Leaders Summit

August 27 - 29, 2023




Applications have closed for this event



Shape the Future of

Meetings and Events.


The MPI Foundation convenes the meeting and event industry's top leaders for it's annual Thought Leaders Summit to discuss, ideate and problem-solve critical challenges such as safety, diversity and design.

This is your opportunity to help establish new programs, develop new opportunities and shape the future of your industry. And you'll benefit from insights from some of the most brilliant minds in the business while collaborating with fellow leaders to create tangible solutions that will help take your profession to new heights.


TLS 2023 Buffalo, NY


Featured Topic:

Revolution AI: Transforming Meetings with the Power of Artificial Intelligence

Step into the future of meetings and events with the incredible possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). Discover how AI is revolutionizing every aspect of event planning, design, and execution. With the right tools and technologies, AI can streamline event management, making tasks like choosing destinations and venues, organizing logistics, and engaging attendees easier than ever before. Don't miss the chance to join industry experts in an exhilarating conversation about AI and collaborate on creating a roadmap for incorporating this game-changing technology throughout the entire events lifecycle. Get ready to be blown away by the boundless potential of AI in the events industry.

VIP Experience:

VIP experience throughout the summit.

Including subsidized airfare for qualified planners, airport transfers, accommodations, private receptions, and hotel amenities. 

Exclusive excursions experience the city's rich history and culture, as well as its thriving arts and entertainment scene.

Reserved networking experience with the most strategic leaders in the industry.