Learning Opportunities for MPI Members

Photo by Alvalyn Lundgren for MPISCC   MPISCC, along with its parent organization, Meeting Professionals International (MPI), is strategically focused on education. The chapter provides a number of opportunities throughout the year for professional and business training and development in order to elevate careers and generate exceptional meeting experiences.  Planners and supplier members alike benefit from increased knowledge […]

Discover the Disney Approach to Engagement on May 9

Registration is underway for MPISCC’s May education program hosted by the Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Dee Byrnes of the Disney Institute will share insights for developing strong collaborative cultures within organizations with the MPISCC community. Their approach, which is centered on 3 foundations — Leadership, Service and Engagement — […]

Photo Gallery: MPISCC’s 2017 State of the Industry Luncheon

Photos by Alvalyn Lundgren | Alvalyn Creative The state of the meetings industry was the topic of MPISCC’s January education program. Hosted by the Los Angeles Convention Center, the luncheon featured a-taste-of-Los-Angeles-style menu, with service stations featuring a variety of locally-inspired fare served up by the chefs. Steve Pufpaf, Vice President of Sales and Marketing […]

Earn CEs in 2017 at Meeting Planning Basics and Beyond

Meeting Planning Basics and Beyond, a three-part educational program sponsored by Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and Meeting Professionals International, Southern California Chapter, is returning in 2017! This is a great opportunity to earn your CE hours! This unique program provides an in-depth overview of not only our industry, but also includes learning objectives beyond meeting planning […]

When Your Career Path Includes An Advanced Degree: 10 Tips for Success

Education means something different to each of us. We educate ourselves through a variety of channels. Some educational options include college. But attending educational conferences, participating in webinars, working with a mentor, reading, professional networking, and volunteering are other ways to learn skills and gain knowledge. If you want to be truly challenged, pursue an advanced degree. […]

MPISCC October 2016 Networking & Program

The Cartography of Negotiation was the educational topic for MPISCC’s October 2016 Networking and Program hosted by the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City. The education session was resented by Scott Wayne, lead negotiator with The Frontier Project and former British diplomat.     The Replicas Music provided jazz stylings during the networking session. And our own social media expert, […]