Wellbeing Resources

Supporting the wellbeing of our meeting and event planner community.


  • Focus on mental health. It’s OK to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Talking to people you trust can help. Contact your friends, family and your planner.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle. This includes eating a healthy diet, getting adequate sleep, exercising and maintaining social contacts with loved ones by email and phone.
  • Avoid tobacco, alcohol or other drugs to deal with your emotions. If you feel overwhelmed, talk to a health worker or counselor. Have a plan, know where to go and how to seek help for physical and mental health needs, if required.
  • Get the facts. Gather information that will help you accurately determine your risk so that you can take reasonable precautions, but avoid panicking. Find credible sources of information you can trust such as WHO, CDC, and your local or state public health agencies.
  • Reduce worry and stress by lessening the time you and your family spend watching or listening to media coverage that you perceive as upsetting.
  • Draw on skills you have used in the past that helped you to manage previous adversities and use those skills to help you manage your emotions during this challenging time.
  • Keep to regular routines and schedules as much as possible, or help create new and healthy ones in new environments.
  • Work with your children. Children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated. Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention.
  • Jun 3: World Bicycle Day
  • Jun 21: International Day of Yoga
  • July 30 International Day of Friendship

If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others

Central/ South America



North America


  • Emergency Services: Call 911


  • Emergency Services: Call 911
  • Mental Health Mobile Crisis Telephone Line 902-429-8167

Europe (European Emergency Number: 112)





  • German-speaking: 0800 -111 0 222, English speaking: 030-44 01 06 07







UK and RoI

  • Emergency Services: 999


Los recursos que aparecen a continuación están diseñados para ayudar a los hispanoamericanos que necesitan servicios de salud mental. 

Adjusting to our changing work environment has been stressful during COVID-19. Daily routines are disrupted, work-family-leisure boundaries are blurred, and it's even harder to stick to healthy habits. Many people find they are spending their time supporting others at the expense of taking care of themselves.

Join Dr. Kim as she walks through how we can put ourselves and our health first in order to
create a more resilient and revitalized life after lockdown.

A highly interactive session that guarantees to get participants out of their chairs and moving with yoga, desk exercises, and mindfulness practice. Participants will leave the session with self-care tips and resources that they can easily integrate into conferences, workdays, and everyday lives.

By prioritizing attendees’ wellness and mental health, many meeting professionals are finding that events can be critical to a person's overarching wellbeing. Forward-facing professionals are looking beyond a commoditized approach to wellness and gravitating to an integrative approach, where wellness and mental health are baked into every aspect of a gathering. Discover how wellness should play a critcial role in the design of meaningful experiences for participants, and how events could offer a key to overarching wellbeing for individuals.


Women represent somewhere between 70%-80% of the total meetings and events industry workforce, but remain a minority in executive leadership. Join the MPI Womens community and get specialized education help fulfill your career potential.

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