MPITO in the Know
June 14, 2023
Tourism Vaughan
Industry Education
For the past several months, Romina Kwong of Eco-Friendly Events has been working with Scott McAllister, GDM, VEMM of Seneca College to create and develop the curriculum for a Microcredential: Foundations of Sustainability in Event Management.
Change is an inevitable and constant force in our lives which is often met with resistance and apprehension. It's time to shift our perspective and view change as a gift rather than a curse. In this insightful article by Joanna Lean, read about practical strategies and empowering mindsets that can help you embrace change, adapt to new circumstances, and unlock hidden opportunities. Discover the transformative power of embracing change and welcoming a new outlook on life's ever-evolving journey.
Ottawa Tourism
News You Can Use
Get familiar with two of the many online educational resources MPI offers members, below!
Exceptional Meetings Happen Here
Vintage Hotels®
When you choose Vintage Hotels’ hospitality in the heart of Niagara Wine Country you also choose flexible meeting spaces, delicious chef-curated menus, unique team-building activities, modern amenities and an outstanding team that will wow your guests making your event, conference or meeting a truly memorable one!
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City Cruises Toronto
AANHPI Heritage Month  
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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated annually in May and is a month-long celebration that recognizes the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islanders.

Here are three ways you can continually celebrate this month and support API Event professionals year-round. 

The Just Networking Committee is so excited for Co-Chair Sasha Saladziak as she has entered into a Part-Time Professor role with George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts!
The incoming Board of Directors for the MPI Toronto Chapter met early this month at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa to work together on strategies for the coming term.
MPI Toronto Chapter welcomes the following new members who have joined since April 15, 2023
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
When you suggested I write a letter for your panel, something that spoke to my expertise in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, I was filled with both excitement, and honestly, some apprehension. "Don’t hold back," you said, and that thrilled me. Yet, at the same time, it also made me nervous – for myself, and for you. You see, even the most reasonable folks sometimes turn into different creatures when faced with cultural change. Throughhout my life I have seen people get defensive, angry, and downright mean when faced with the prospect of sharing power. I get the sense that you are prepared for that though, and this seems like a friendly audience, so let’s get into it.
Here are 10 easy ways you can take action to make progress in accessibility and disability inclusion. It's OK not to do it all. The key is progress over perfection. Make progress every day. It's possible you'll go backward. It happens. Dust off and try again.
Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place
Beanfield Centre & Enercare Centre®
From intimate meetings to large conventions, Exhibition Place is in the business of building exceptional experiences.

Our award-winning venue, Beanfield Centre, combines history with sustainability and state-of-the-art technology. Contact us today to find out how you can partner with our team of experts to bring your vision to life.

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Partner News
The Toronto Chapter is planning a few more in-person events in the coming months and seeking sponsorships and donations to support these initiatives.
Entertainment, an Activation, a Fun Activity, a New Product Demo, or a donation for a silent auction.
Please contact or Chair of Strategic Partnership, Erinn Young.
Past Events
A terrific time was had by all who attended the Sizzling Summer Kick-Off event on June 1!
We are still flapping our feathers and speaking easy. We want to congratulate all the nominees and recipients one more time.