MPI Potomac FYI
Upcoming Events

When: September 27, 2017, 6 p.m.
Where: Spirit of Washington, Washington, D.C.
(Metro: Waterfront-SEU)
Galveston Island CVB
MGM National Harbor
When: October 5, 2017, 11-1:30 p.m.
Where: The Darcy, Washington, D.C.
(Metro: DuPont Circle)

Join MPI Potomac for our first Education Experience of the chapter year at The Darcy Hotel on October 4th from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participate in a panel discussion with four of the top female industry leaders in Washington, and hear their expert insights surrounding the challenges and opportunities that impact women in the workplace today. Participants receive one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for attendance.
Register today!

When: November 1, 2017, 4-7:30 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD
(Metro: Bethesda)

Just in time to close your year, MPI Potomac is bringing you the legal expertise you need to know now. How does recent legislation impact your current contractual obligations, and how will it continue to affect your groups in the future? Hear what two of our industry’s most sought-after attorneys have to say as they debate the issues and share their perspective on resolutions you should know before you sign your next agreement. This is a can’t miss conversation! Participants receive one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for attendance.
Register today!

The Kimpton George
Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
News & Announcements

When: February 27, 2018
Where: Omni Shoreham, Washington, D.C.
(Metro: Woodley Park-Zoo)
The American Experience Foundation (AEF) has had a busy summer. Here are some of the ways AEF has recently supported local hospitality students.
  • 70 DCPS Career Ready interns and their hospitality industry host employers networked at our first Career Ready Internship Luncheon on July 20, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Washington.
  • 26 hospitality students volunteered to be part of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of IPW.
  • Our Backyard Bound field trip on June 12th hosted 23 students from Kelly Miller Middle School (Ward 7, Washington, DC).
  • Our Rite of Passage field trip on July 10-12 hosted 30 students and five staff members from the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region in North Carolina.
  • Our July 4th Celebration welcomed more than 350 people and raised more than $70,000 to support AEF programs.

The American Experience Foundation (AEF) enriches the lives of low-income students through inspirational travel experiences and educational opportunities to cultivate the next generation of hospitality industry professionals. AEF is the 501(c)(3) charity affiliated with Destination DC.

AEF will continue to work with partners to offer opportunities for MPI Potomac members to get involved in the fall.

Washington Marriott Marquis
Visit Jacksonville

Monterey County CVB
Hyatt Convention Alliance