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Chapter Mission Statement

The Pittsburgh Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPIPHL) is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of meeting professionals through education, connections and leadership development.

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the world’s largest association for the meetings and events industry. MPI offers its members educational meetings, seminars, workshops and online presentations, as well as access to local and national business information, networking opportunities, resources and more to assist with both professional development and business growth. By becoming a member of MPI Pittsburgh, you will be joining the meeting and event industry's vibrant community of professional planners. 

About MPI Global

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to more than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries. For additional information or to join, visit www.mpiweb.org.

MPI Facts and Figures

  • Founded in 1972
  • Approximately 18,500 members
  • More than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries
  • 45 Chapters in the United States
  • 7 Chapters in Canada
  • 2 Chapters in Latin America
  • 13 Chapters in Europe
  • 2 Chapters in Asia
  • 18 Student Clubs in North America
  • Membership presence in 71 countries
  • More than $22 billion in MPI global member buying power
  • 4,800 planner members exclusive to MPI have about $11.5 billion in buying power


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