MPI So Cal Connect

Finish your summer in style by joining us on the iconic Santa Monica Pier to mix and mingle with your MPISCC peers! Network the night away, take a ride on the Midway, and play some games courtesy of Pacific Park. When you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy some delicious fare and summer-inspired beverages provided by Bristol Farms Catering.

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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If you're planning to take the CMP exam in November (or anytime in the next year) you don't want to miss this study group. The collaborative format with an intimate group of industry professionals was developed with busy schedules in mind. The study group offers insight on key topics that will be covered on the exam, and ends with a mock exam and review session.

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The descriptors you think best define your experience may be the ones impeding your chances of getting hired. Take a look at this list of key words to avoid on your résumé, and focus on being inventive!

Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions

We would like to introduce you to our new chapter business administrator – russell harris Event Group. RHEG will be managing the day-to-day operations of the chapter and be your first call for questions regarding and related to your MPISCC membership. They will also be managing registration for all events and educational luncheons – so please stop by registration and say “hello!”

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Business meets views: High Roller Las Vegas
Caesars Entertainment Corporate-Citywide Attractions
From team-building to client parties to convention receptions, host a business experience your guests will never forget when you schedule your next corporate event on the world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller Las Vegas. Private cabins, banquet space and wheel buyouts are all available.
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Industry News

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An attendee's experience begins the moment they leave home, and travel to your meeting can often set the tone for the rest of the week. Here's a look at how upcoming changes in airline seats may impact that experience - for better or worse.

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Here’s a high-level look at what’s going on in tourism today.
• California wildfires continue to dampen tourism
• What millennials want in their guestrooms
• Hotel rooftops immersed in overall experience
• LA city leaders want closer eye on $1b taxpayer assistance
• Barcelona locals unhappy with over-tourism

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Blockchain offers the exciting opportunity to manage electronic cash without a central administrator. Based on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, it uses a distributed database, so no central entity, government or bank manages the transaction. Instead, it is handled by thousands of volunteer-run computers (nodes).