MPISCC April 2016 Networking and Program

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 the Everyday, prior to the luncheon.

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Levy Restaurants catered the luncheon and provided a prize for the raffle drawing.

 

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Some of our MPISCC Past Presidents

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Neil Johnson, CMP
MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Eric Eide, representing the office of Los Angeles Mayor Gil Garcetti, presented a Certificate of Recognition to MPISCC for being a vital influence in the meetings industry and our impact on jobs, business travel and hotel occupancy in the City of Los Angeles. Chapter President, Mariles Krok, CMP, accepted the Certificate on behalf of the Chapter.
MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Shining Star recipients

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016

MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Dr. Laila Rach shared the perceptions and realities of the meetings industry.
MPISCC State of the Industry/GMID April 2016
Dr. Rach shared how the chaos and disruption of world market economies and technology are impacting and will impact the meetings industry going forward.