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Emerging Professionals

The Emerging Meeting professional is a multifaceted title – one that is comprised of many different industry members. From traditionally aged college students to adult learners or even career-pivoters, the Emerging Meeting Professional community is a home for all industry members with 0-3 years of experience. As part of this multi-faceted community, you can experience numerous ways to connect, engage, and evolve your membership and professional industry experience.


Become an MPI member, with special pricing for college students available. Find which membership option works for you. 

Find a local chapter and tap into other MPI members and event professionals in your own back yard.  


Take advantage of live weekly education as well as 500+ hours of on-demand content within the MPI Academy

Learn more about career opportunities and how MPI can connect you with potential employers, help review your resume and even plan your career path.

The MPI Foundation assists those that share the same commitment and passion to professional excellence through scholarships for membership assistance, learn more about current opportunities.


The Emerging Meeting Professional (or EMP) designation differentiates and elevates emerging professionals who want to set themselves apart when seeking employment. Individuals with the EMP designation signify that they possess mindsets indicative of the realities and competencies that make a meeting professional successful – learn more about how to become an EMP.

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