Together, Meeting Professionals International and the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals are committed to growing a strong and inclusive meeting and event community.







Joint Membership Pricing

  • Planner:   $504
  • Supplier:  $744
  • Faculty:    $424
  • Student:   $165

* Fees include MPI Preferred Membership level.







The NCBMP and MPI partnership is an exceptional example of two organizations binding together their education, networking and event resources for the advancement of our professional community. New and existing members can join both associations and save up to 20% on the combined membership.

Dual membership with NCBMP and MPI affords the recipient access to the entire breadth of offerings from each organization. Below are just a few of the many benefits that provide personal and professional growth:

MPI Benefits

  • Connected to an expansive network of 12,000 meeting and event professionals globally
  • Free or reduced cost to on demand and in-person education sessions, webinars and certification courses through the MPI Academy
  • Discount registration to MPI Signature events such as WEC, and exclusive registration for MPI Experiential Series events
  • Advanced search features in the MPI Member Directory, available exclusively MPI members
  • Explore specific education, resource and unique forms of support through MPI Communities
  • Connect with specific groups or the entire MPI global community using MYMPI Online Form
  • Connect with peers and expand your education and networking through local Chapter affiliation
  • Explore career specific to the meeting and event industry through MPI’s Career Resource Center
  • And many more…


NCBMP Benefits

  • NCBMP’s annual educational conference that assists in the educational advancement of association executives, meeting planners and other industry professionals
  • Perspectives, NCBMP's quarterly newsletter, is a vehicle used to communicate the latest industry trends to the membership
  • Access to the member database and can successfully market their destination and services to other members throughout the year within our website
  • Serve as workshop presenters during NCBMP conferences and to write articles for publications within our newsletter
  • Unique networking opportunities that yield mutually beneficial relationships
  • Credits towards Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) application and/or continuing education requirements
  • Annual scholarships to meetings and hospitality students who are currently enrolled in hospitality schools around the country
  • And many more…