Arizona Sunbelt Chapter - Meeting Professionals International   MPI Volunteer Engagement Chapter Merit Award

Welcome to Meeting Professionals International Arizona Sunbelt Chapter

MPI -- founded in 1972 -- believes that meeting and event planners serve a critical role in the success of business, and is committed to giving its members the very best in professional development, business opportunities and a vibrant industry community.

MPI celebrated 43 years as a strong and diverse community of meeting and business event professionals. As the industry has grown and gained prominence, MPI has been at the forefront of providing content, research and business connections enhancing the performance of its members. MPI celebrates its community of planners, suppliers, students, faculty and various professionals whose leadership, camaraderie and connections are the backbone of the organization.

To be the first choice for professional career development and a prominent voice for the global meeting and event community.

To provide MPI members, chapters and the global meeting and event community with innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and to act as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry.

The 300+ Arizona Sunbelt Chapter was established in 1979. MPI empowers its members to increase their strategic value with education, professional development and business growth opportunities.

The Arizona Sunbelt Chapter promotes excellence in the meeting industry through education, certification, advocacy and business alliances via our members.

The chapter offers members a variety of educational, networking and community outreach opportunities throughout the year. We normally hold our meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month, with the exception of special events held annually such as the EduCon, MPI/HSMAI Golf Tournament, Awards Gala and Spring Fundraiser.