About Us

    Chapter Mission Statement

    The Philadelphia Area 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), the world’s largest association for the $102.3 billion meeting and event industry, is committed to positioning meetings and events as a key strategic component of an organization's success. The Philadelphia Area Chapter of MPI, established in 1978, empowers its members to increase their strategic value with education, professional development and business growth opportunities.

    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.

    • 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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