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Galveston Island CVB
By Doug Sandler, Nice Guys Finish First
We live in a "I want it now" society, so I figure the best way to start my story is at the end, with the moral. So here it is: Go big or go home.
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Check out the July/August 2015 digital edition of PMPI Engage, in which we take a look at what makes a great leader. Also, meet our 2015-2016 PMPI Board of Directors, who share leadership lessons that have stuck with them through the years. Plus, don't miss full coverage of Evening of the Stars and our destination spotlight on Detroit.
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Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
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News and Announcements
Immediate Past President Matthew Wales, CMP, and the PMPI chapter were honored with the RISE Award for Achievement in Marketplace Excellence for the MACE! Flipped Marketplace at MPI's WEC in San Francisco earlier this month. Read more from PMPI members who attended WEC about the experience in the upcoming September/October issue of PMPI Engage, and save the date for MACE! 2016: January 26-27 at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C.!
MPI has posted links to sessions from MPI's 2015 World Education Congress in San Francisco. They're only available online until November 2, so don't miss your chance to learn from inspiring speakers about trends and timely topics for meeting professionals. Then save the date for the 2016 WEC: June 11-14 in Atlantic City, N.J.
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During Summer Sizzle, PMPI’s Community Outreach Committee will be on hand to collect new and gently used books – all books are welcome, but children’s books (ages 3 to 18) are preferred. The books will be donated to Hope and a Home, a local nonprofit in the District of Columbia with a unique approach to helping low-income urban families gain economic stability. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Shavonne Harding at
By K.C. Hopson, EventRebels
Trying to figure out how to make the most out of your MPI membership? Well, there is no better way to max out your value from MPI than joining a committee.
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