MPI So Cal Connect

Be sure to check out all the exciting meetings and events we have planned over the next several months. Click the link below to see the full list.

Mix Business with California beach leisure.
Annenberg Community Beach House
From team-building exercises to executive presentations, meetings to retreats, the site allows your group to mix business with California beach leisure and historic Hollywood glamour. The Annenberg Community Beach House is also available for filming, and still photography shoots.
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Build your brand awareness with Southern California’s leading meeting planners and suppliers. Advertising with MPISCC allows your company to reach top industry decision-makers. Your message will reach qualified buyers looking for your products for their business.

Click here to see website advertising options and order today! To download the media kit, click here.

Our members “Buy MPI!” The meeting, conventions, exhibitions and incentive travel industry generates $263 billion in direct spending annually, and our members buy from advertisers and MPI suppliers because they understand the value of what the organization represents.


Are you a supplier who'd like to gain more planning experience? Do you want to learn more about social media best practices? Do you have a passion for writing but don't have a job that requires that special talent? Joining an MPISCC committee offers you the opportunity to learn a new skill set in a safe environment or tap into a passion you'd like to explore more.

Volunteer opportunities range from producing one of the chapter's signature events, to posting on social media, to supporting our community outreach programs, and so much more. The time commitment varies based on the role and can be as little as one hour each month!

Click here to learn more and get involved!

Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions

MPISCC is thrilled to be recognized as StarChapter's Chapter of the Month honoree for July. Our continued success is a reason to celebrate! Read on to hear MPISCC 2017-2018 President Joe Marcy discuss how the chapter is currently working to increase membership and engagement. (Source: StarChapter)


Sustainability in the meetings industry has been a hot-button topic for years. Now, it's time to take it to the next level. Join us August 16, 2018, for an educational luncheon featuring Julia Spangler, and you’ll learn the six-step process for planning events with a waste-reduction mindset. Don't miss out!


Managing audio visual — and reviewing it annually — is a necessary part of a meeting planner's responsibilitiy. Use this guide to make the task easier by streamlining the experience and soliciting bids you actually understand. (Source: MPI)

Industry News

According to a new report from the U.S. Travel Association, domestic business travel expansion is set to outpace leisure travel for the first time this year. (Source: Smart Meetings)

Between long flights, late nights and jam-packed schedules, conferences can cause a bit of sleep deprivation. To address this issue, a number of hospitality brands are taking action to ensure guests get the rest they need. Here are a few solutions that could benefit your next event.  (Source: Smart Meetings)