MPISCC’s 2017 Awards & Installation Gala was truly historic in that it received the highest attendance of any gala of previous years. Hosted by The Beverly Hilton, guests enjoyed a welcome reception in the stunning new Wilshire Garden, followed by dinner, an entertaining awards and installation with beautiful vocal harmonies by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, […]
Get to know Ron Havens, CMP, CMM. Ron was the recipient of MPISCC’s Lois K. Hauser Award at its annual gala in June 2017. He’s been a member of MPI for almost 2 decades and has served in a variety of roles include committee chairperson. Ron took a few moments to share how he values […]
THANK YOU TO OUR 2015/2016 VOLUNTEERS AND MEMBERS! On May 24, 2015 Meeting Professionals International — Southern California Chapter celebrated its 2015-2106 volunteers at a networking and appreciation event sponsored by AEG Live and The Novo VIP Lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. Hor d’oeuvres and cocktails were provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering.
Join MPISCC Cares as we host a fun carnival-themed dinner for the families at the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Tuesday, May 17th. The Ronald McDonald House provides stability and resources to sick children everywhere, and to their families who need to be near while their loved one receives life-saving medical care. A big thank you […]
Every quarter, MPISCC recognizes outstanding members who have contributed significantly to their teams and committees. Our most recent group of Shining Stars was recognized during the October networking and program at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, CA. They were: Russell Harris (not pictured), Jon Michaels, Veronica Puleo and Clint Upchurch. Akemi Shapiro presented the […]
Growing up, there was a general assumption that learning happens in books and classrooms with teachers. The flow of information streamed from educators down to us on a continual basis. For the most part, education was a one-way process. They talked, we listened. Cut to today. We are adults who work in an industry that […]