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


  • Program/Event Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Additional Sponsorship Opportunities in Cash Donations or In-Kind
  • Raffle Prize Donations
  • Monthly Mini-Tradeshow

    $1,500.00 for regular monthly educational meetings
    $2,000.00 for special Events
    (June Annual Awards Gala and December Holiday Party)

    Our chapter offers CVBs, National Hotel Sales Offices and other vendors the opportunity to sponsor an Arizona Sunbelt Chapter meeting or event.

    Exposure is exactly what you receive when you sponsor one of our Monthly Meetings or Special Events! Our chapter holds monthly meetings in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

    These meetings provide outstanding educational and networking opportunities for planners and suppliers. Over the course of a year, we have approximately six meetings generally held on the second Thursday of the month, plus special events.

    Purpose and Impact of Partnership: Patterned after similar, successful programs in other chapters, the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter is actively soliciting potential CVB's, National Hotel Sales Offices and other vendors who are interested in receiving exposure to 150 meeting planners and suppliers in the state of Arizona. We are encouraging the local CVB/National Sales Offices to gather support from representatives of their featured venues to share in the cost of the partnership and directly participate in the event. Ultimately, we aim to be able to bring your representatives face to face with planners in an interactive environment where they may see all the benefits of placing business in your locale or properties.

    Benefits: The goal of each partnership is to provide you the maximum amount of exposure possible to later translate into business and sales opportunities. The benefits offered to monthly meeting sponsors include:

    • Sponsor name(s) and/or logo(s) included on all marketing for the event:
      1. Social Media
      2. Registration Website
      3. E-Newsletter
      4. Signage
      5. PowerPoint
    • Opportunity to set up a display with materials from the sponsoring venues(s) or destination(s) in the space reserved for event registration and networking reception. Planners can interact with representatives from these venues or destinations on a one-on-one basis to pick up information.
    • Ten minutes at the lectern dedicated to your organization.
    • Opportunity to decorate tables at the event or place collateral at place settings
    • Exposure on the MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter website
    • Up to four registrations for the sponsored event.

    2017/2018 months are booking quickly! Please contact Tiffany Higgins at 602-999-8197 or to reserve your sponsorship month. We look forward to learning more about how our organizations can partner together!

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    Additional Sponsorship Opportunities in Cash Donations or In-Kind

    Platinum Sponsorship$5,000
    Gold Sponsorship$3,000
    Silver Sponsorship$2,000
    Bronze Sponsorship$1,000
    Copper Sponsorship$500
    Monthly Educational Meetings$1,500
    Special Events (Gala and Holiday Party)$500 - $2,000
    Spring Fundraiser$500 - $5000
    Mini Tradeshow/Monthly Meetings – Members$150
    Mini Tradeshow/Monthly Meetings – Non-Members$250
    Speaker (for Monthly Programs or EduCon)$1,500
    Speaker & Property Gifts (9) Events$700 / In-Kind
    Décor (Special Event)$1,000 / In-Kind
    Décor (Monthly Meeting)$500 / In-Kind
    Photography (Monthly/Special Event)In Kind
    Golf Tournament Goody BagsIn Kind
    Raffle PrizesIn Kind

    **Please note additional customized opportunities are available**

    Contact Tiffany Higgins, VP-Finance for more details at 602-999-8197 or

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    Raffle Prize Donations

    The Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International offers sponsorship opportunities to capitalize on your membership! The Raffle/Sponsorship Committee collects raffle prizes to be used at Monthly Meetings and Special Events throughout the year.

    What does this mean for you and your organization? EXPOSURE! OPPORTUNITY! What does this mean for our chapter? The ability to continue offering first-class educational functions, networking opportunities, and additional benefits. It is the hope of the committee to obtain enough contributions at the beginning of the year to accommodate all event needs. We want to eliminate going to our members over and over again, so please dig deeply on your first contribution!

    All donations will be announced prior to and during the event, and signage will list sponsors for each meeting. In addition, the MPI newsletter dedicates a section listing the generous donations of each sponsor.

    On behalf of MPI, thank you in advance for you generosity. Please click here for a raffle sponsor form. The majority of our donations come from suppliers. As planners, please give serious consideration to anything you may be able to offer. Perhaps your organization is in a position to buy or sponsor something, or maybe you even have some leftover amenities or apparel items. The strong partnership between planners and suppliers is what has made our chapter so successful please complete form and return to Tiffany Higgins.

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    Monthly Mini-Tradeshow

    Display tables are available at each monthly meeting for members and non-member to showcase their products and services to other guests. What great exposure for you and your company at such a minimal cost - $150.00 for members and $250.00 for non-members! One meal is included in the display table fee. For additional participants, there will be an additional charge of $50 per person. This mini-tradeshow takes place 45 minutes prior to each monthly education program.

    Whether paying by credit card or check, you can register very easily on-line or by fax/mail.

    For additional information on this opportunity, contact Tiffany Higgins
    at or at 480-857-4414.

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