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Hotel Indigo Savannah
Enjoy Modern Charm In Our Historic Savannah, GA Hotel
Perched on the corner of Bay and Jefferson Streets in the heart of Savannah's historic district lies the "Grand Lady of the Bay." This 19th century, sprawling architectural masterpiece once housed famed Georgia merchant Simon Guckenheimer. Today, it stands as Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District, a charming boutique hotel that effortlessly combines modern luxury, contemporary design and respectful nods to its impressive past.
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When: August 23, 2018
5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Where: U.S. National Arboretum
2400 R Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
MPI Potomac is excited for you to explore the nation's Secret Garden with us at our annual Summer Sizzle networking event.

Re-connect and make new friends at the Summer Sizzle & Committee Fair! Share your secrets of great summer adventures, make new connections and plans for the new program year in this gorgeous setting.

Maximize your membership at the Summer Sizzle & Committee Fair! It is no secret that by being engaged with MPI you can increase your skills, network, and truly get the most of your membership. At Summer Sizzle, you can learn how by talking directly with our committees.

 Last year's Summer Sizzle was a carnival of delights!  Check out more photos here!

News & Announcements
MPI Potomac and PCMA Capital Chapter Annual Fall Networking 

When: Thursday, September 26, 2018 at 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Where: Spirit of Washington
The Gangplank Marina
600 Water Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Metro: Waterfront Station (Green Line)
It was a lovely Evening of the Stars at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. See photos of the event!

Congratulations to all those honored:
MPI Global RISE Award for Young Professional
Alex Plaxen
Little Bird Told Media
Planner of the Year
Amy Lippincott, CMP, CGMP, HMCC
Technical Resources International, Inc.
Supplier of the Year
Annalisa Berryhill
Rising Star
Lura Bobbitt
American Iron and Steel Institute
Marketplace of Excellence
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Distinguished Leader
Shelli Vasser Gilliam, CMP
Vasser Gilliam LLC
Chapter Leader
Anthony Molino
Choose Chicago
Committee of the Year
Career Development Committee
President's Award
John D'Adamo
BizBash Washington DC

MPI Potomac has many opportunities for you to showcase your company. Check out our media kit for information about advertising on all our print and digital products. Opportunities are coming up in the next issue of Engage magazine and in the 2018-2019 MPI Potomac Membership Directory & Resource Guide. Contact Sarah Allen at to find out how you can get involved today.


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Career Opportunities
Hello MPI Potomac Members,

Welcome to the 2018-2019 MPI Potomac Chapter year. I am extremely honored and excited to be leading this wonderful chapter along with the dedicated and talented Board of Directors. There is a lot that we plan to accomplish this coming year and I appreciate our chapter volunteers who are committed to helping us achieve these goals.

Look for our next issue of Engage coming in August for a preview of some of the things to come this chapter year.

On behalf of your 2018/2019 Board of Directors, thank you for the trust that you have put in us. We are so delighted to be serving you this year. 
Kaitlin Felix 
Senior Sales Manager
Omni Shoreham Hotel
MPI Academy Webinars
How to Motivate and Engage Event Participants
When: July 24, 2018 at 12 p.m.-1 p.m. ET

EMPLOYMENT LAW SERIES: Immigrant Workers in Hospitality and Service Organizations
When: July 31, 2018 at 12 p.m.-1 p.m. ET

Technology: Fad or New Normal
When: August 7, 2018 at 12 p.m.-12:30 p.m. ET
Do you follow @MPIPotomac on Twitters? It's where you'll find some of the latest news, events and happenings for the chapter. Don't forget to share your own updates using the hashtags #MPIPotomac, #MACE18 and #GMID.
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