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A Note From The President
We had a very successful year this year! Kudos to everyone who helped us move from being the third-largest chapter of MPI to the second-largest chapter – No. 2!! Also, kudos to everyone who worked on and attended MACE!, where we had record attendance! 

Thank you again to my executive committee, board of directors and co-chairs. Being president allows us to work with so many incredible and gifted people. You have allowed me to grow and learn and lead – all which are very valuable lessons. It was a wonderful experience to work with you all and to accomplish many great things. Thank you to our members. It has been an honor to serve as your president this year. 

We will continue to have great success in the year coming forward with Matt Wales leading the charge. I am looking forward to being a member of Matt Wales' board of directors and working on future successes that will positively impact our members, our board and our meetings community. 
Galveston Island CVB
Evening of the Stars was a fun night. Thanks to Arena Stage for hosting us, Geppetto Catering for the fabulous food and drink, and Experience Columbus for your sponsorship. We could not have had such a successful event without you.

Congratulations to our Hall of Fame Stars who won awards last month! They all go above and beyond in their service to our membership, and we appreciate their efforts.

Committee of the Year – MACE! Committee

Planner of the Year – Cheryl Gendron, CMP, National Fenestration Rating Council

Supplier of the Year – Alexis La Broi, CMP, MBA

Rising Star – Alex Plaxen, MTA

Member of the Year – Mitch Menchaca, Chorus America

Marketplace of Excellence – Prestige AV & Creative Services

Distinguished Leader – Shannon Derrick, CMP, Wyndham Hotel Group

President's Award – Will Trokey, CMP, Visit Charlotte
Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
Upcoming Events
Join us on July 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza in Washington, D.C., for the first Extra Innings of the Year!

Get to know the MVPs who make up the PMPI and raise a glass with them.

Please 'like' the PMPI Facebook page for more details.
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Come join PMPI for our Summer Sizzle and join Team PMPI!

Summer Sizzle, PMPI's summer networking event, is a great way to come meet old friends, network with new, and take a look that the different committees you can become a part of with PMPI.

Which team is best for you to suit up? MACE!? PR and Marketing? Membership? Come and find out what PMPI has to offer and how you can get involved.

We'll see you there at The Roof Top at The Embassy Row Hotel!
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Stonewall Jackson Hotel
News and Announcements
The PMPI CMP University Boot Camp is an intensive full-day review of the CMP International Standards that focuses on key areas of concern and test taking-tips. Whether you are taking the course to kick-start your studies or in final preparation before taking the August exam, the camp will set you on the right path.
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Thanks in part to our friends at Caesars Entertainment, the MPI BIG EAST Chapters are hosting an exclusive networking event for our collective members and friends of the BIG EAST.

Join the Greater New York, New England, New Jersey and Potomac Chapters on Sunday, August 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hilton Minneapolis in the Symphony I Ballroom to mix & mingle with the MVPs of the BIG EAST.

This is a complimentary reception to our members. Registration is limited so register today by clicking on the registration button located by clicking on the link below.
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Greater Phoenix CVB
Howard County Tourism and Promotion
Space Needle
Visit Phoenix
AMA Executive Conference Centers


Please visit our website at to learn more and register for all of our events,
as well as information about the resources we have to offer you.