MPI So Cal Connect
Wednesday, August 14
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
Join us for D.i.Y. Innovation with Sekou Andrews, schoolteacher, actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, as we explore how to truly be disruptive.
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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Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
Are you looking to connect with your peers on a deeper level? Do you want to grow your business through your MPISCC network? Joining a committee is the best way to expand your contacts and build relationships.
Did you know that some volunteer positions only take ONE HOUR a month? MPISCC has a variety of opportunities: join an events team such as GMID (Global Meetings Industry Day) or Installation; connect with members on the member care team; support our sponsors on the sponsor fulfillments team; and so many more! We have a teamworking opportunity for everyone!

The Southern California chapter nominating committee has selected the following individuals whom we believe to have the skills, dedication and integrity to provide outstanding leadership to our chapter for the 2019 - 2020 term.

A huge congratulations goes out to each one, and we thank them in advance for all their support, dedication and enthusiasm to continue the legacy of our award-winning chapter in the upcoming year.

2019 - 2020 MPI Southern California Chapter Board of Directors

The following individuals will serve from July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.
Position   Name and Company
President   Joe Martin, BDI Events
President Elect  Kristin Twombly, Capital Group Companies
Immediate Past President Bryan Quinan, Milken Institute
Vice President, Membership   Megan Roach, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau
Vice President,  Education  Amani Roberts, The Amani Experience 
Vice President, Communications  Mai Lim, Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa
Vice President, Finance    Amy Zelinsky, A to Z Meetings & Events
Vice President, Leadership Dev.    Libby Zarrahy, Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Intl. Airport
Director, Member Recruitment Debra Mategrano, PSAV
Director, Member Care Lorraine Noyola, Luxor Hotel & Casino
Director, Monthly Programs  Miranda Shaft, Perkins Coie LLP
Director, Professional Development Tammy Dickerson, The Baker Group
Director, Strategic Sponsorship  Becca Carrisoza, Viejas Casino & Resort
Director, Special Events Natalie Fulton, Warner Bros. Studios
Director, PR & Media       Anastasia Johnson, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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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Levity Entertainment Group
New York Food Company