MPI So Cal Connect

“Event Design Thinking to Event Design Doing: Using the Event Canvas”

Enable your team to design events worth attending!  Event Canvas is a trailblazing approach for designing an event of any size. When applied at event inception, the Event Canvas identifies key stakeholder entry behaviors and how the event journey is developed to achieve desired outcomes. Design events with the end in mind. Design events that matter. Begin to think like an experienced designer and join corporate planner Carrie Shen as she takes you through the components of designing experiences using the Event CanvasMethodology. 


MPI Southern California Annual Fundraiser
Thursday, November 8, 2018
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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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Fifty-six percent of female meeting executives say they’ve been sexually harassed in a professional environment. This and more from MeetingsNet’s new survey on harassment in the meetings industry and the workplace.

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.

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Networking is an important part of events because it fuels connections between potential clients, suppliers and future friends. These useful contacts can become powerful collaborations later, and string relationships can solidify interest in your future events.

Ensuring your event is inclusive goes far beyond addressing mobility, vision and hearing disabilities. Universal design means considering invisible disabilities such as kidney disease, Celiac disease, diabetes and food allergies.

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

Two noteworthy storms hit on opposite sides of the globe during the past few days, and hotel companies are reacting to the properties and guests affected by the storms.

As of early September, when many U.S. travelers were embarking on their Labor Day weekend trips, United Airlines quietly increased its checked-baggage fees to and from North America, the Caribbean and Central America. In each of those markets, for tickets purchased from Aug. 31 and beyond, the first-bag fee has gone up by $5 — a 20 percent increase — to $30.

Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions

The annual Internet Trends report by Mary Meeker, a general partner at Kleiner Perkins, is a highly anticipated and in-depth — 294 pages! — analysis of everything from mobile to commerce to competition among huge tech companies.  At the conference, Meeker ran through a lengthy slideshow to hit on all of the hottest internet-related trends. We’ve distilled it down to five and connected them to the business-events industry.