MPI Member Categories

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Are you a Planner, Supplier, Student or Faculty? Check our Checklist!

Planner
☐ Employed by a Corporation to plan and / or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.
☐ Employed by a Government Institution to plan and / or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.
☐ Employed by an Association or Not-for-Profit to plan and / or oversee the strategic and financial management and/or logistics of that corporation’s meetings.


Supplier
☐ Provides and / or sells products and services to the meetings industry, such as destination management, hotelier, audio-visual, florist, transportation, production or convention and visitor's bureau. This classification of membership is not limited to the groups listed.

Student
☐ You are enrolled in a post-secondary academic program.
☐ You are enrolled in a certificate, undergraduate or graduate program unless the academic institution defines it otherwise.

*Students enrolled in a certificate program will be eligible for student membership for one year but will not be eligible for the transition dues rate upon completion of their program. Proof of enrollment must be received at MPI before a student can be accepted into membership and upon renewal in order to retain their student membership.

Faculty
☐ Employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs related to the meetings, hospitality, events or tourism industries.
☐ Your main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution
☐ You are considered an employee of their institution

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About MPI
MPI has grown from 159 members in 1972 to 23,000 members in 64 countries today. Its membership spans the globe from North and South America, Mexico, Europe to Asia. Seventy-one Fortune 100 companies are represented in the MPI membership. There are currently 60 chapters, and an additional four chapters in formation. MPI’s current membership ratio is 46 percent planners and 54 percent suppliers. The BC Chapter serves the province of British Columbia and has about 300 members.