Hornblower Cruises & Events set sail on July 6, 2016 carrying a boatload of MPISCC passengers for a networking and dinner tour around the Marina del Rey harbor. Members and their guests enjoyed a backdrop of picturesque harbor life, conversation, cocktails, a buffet supper, and a relaxing atmosphere on board Hornblower’s yacht, the Entertainer. The event was co-sponsored by Marina […]
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.
MPISCC held its annual State of the Industry networking and program on April at The Center at Cathedral Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. This year’s SOI was held in conjunction with Global Meetings Industry Day, and was also sponsored by Levy Restaurants and Visit Oakland. Keynote speaker, Dr. Laila Rach, also held a mastermind workshop, Thinking Beyond […]
MPISCC enjoyed rooftop views of an historic stretch of Wilshire Boulevard at its February networking program. Hosted by the newly-renovated Petersen Automotive Museum, participants enjoyed hors d’oeuvres created by Modern Art Catering, beverages by West Coast Beverage Service, and music by The Replicas. Lighting for the evening was enhanced by AGF. The Petersen’s Rooftop Terrace and glass-walled pavilion affords a 180˚ […]
MPISCC hosted its first Weekend Educational Conference — (We)Con — in January. (We)Con is a new platform for MPISCC members to network and receive valuable industry education, CE credits, and personal growth tools to improve their work-life balance. This year the event was hosted at and sponsored by the Crown Plaza Ventura Beach. Attendees began the […]
Wally’s Wines and Spirits in Beverly Hills hosted MPISCC’s Members-Only Holiday Party and Networking on December 3, 2015. Wine, martinis and festive plates of gourmet sandwiches and hors d’oeuvres kept the conversation flowing. In addition to Wally’s, the event was also sponsored by the Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau, the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire and The Beverly Hilton. […]
On November 5, Madame Tussauds Hollywood hosted MPISCC’s A Night Out With The Stars. The Annual fundraiser supports the chapter’s educational and outreach programs, specifically the Los Angeles Mission through a canned food drive. Over 100 industry pros navigated Hollywood Boulevard crowds to enjoy delicious fare, conversation, connection great food, top-shelf beverages, music, and glowing decor, while […]
On June 17th MPISCC gathered for our annual Awards Ceremony and Installation. The Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel hosted the event and showcased their stunning newly transformed ballroom. The networking session was the perfect beginning to an extremely upbeat and fun night. Upon arrival, guests were treated to some delicious comfort food, and Malibu Family Wines […]