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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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Upcoming Events

When: Thursday, Aug. 23 at 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.

Reconnect and make new friends at the Summer Sizzle & Committee Fair! Share your secrets of great summer adventures and 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 out of your membership. At Summer Sizzle you can learn how by talking directly with our committees discussing how to get involved. Our committees include Business Development, Community Outreach & Industry Advocacy, Member Engagement, Member Retention, Career Development, Marketing & PR, Member Recruitment & Student Relations, MACE and Publications.
MPI Potomac and PCMA Capital Chapter Annual Fall Networking 

When: Wednesday, 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)
News & Announcements


Our newly renovated MPI Potomac website includes your favorite features in a refreshing new format that is now connected to the MPI Global website. 

Check it out!

The digital version is available here. Share what you think on our Facebook page!

Write an article for the next one and submit it to the Publications Committee.




Consider obtaining the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential.   

MPI Potomac offers study group courses to help you prepare for the CMP exam. The Fall CMP Study Group will begin Monday, Aug. 20 and end Monday, Oct. 22. It is a 10-week course that will review the body of knowledge covered on the exam. Please note: Due to holidays, certain classes will be held on Tuesdays.
SAVE THE DATE: November e2

When: Thursday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Wink
1143 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037
Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue, Orange, Silver) or Dupont Circle (Red)

Stay tuned for more information!


When: Monday, Sept. 17 at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Cvent HQ
1765 Greensboro Station Place
McLean, VA 22102
Metro: Greensboro (Silver)

Calling all meetings and events leaders interested in getting involved with the chapter and refining your skills: Be a part of MPI Potomac’s Leadership Series!

Many thanks to Cvent and Kerry Lambert for hosting the first session and to Tammy Kockaya, 2016-17 chapter president, for facilitating.

More information in the coming weeks.

Galveston Island CVB
Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Cavalier Virginia Beach
The Hotel at the University of Maryland
Member Survey

Encourage your colleagues to join MPI and become involved in MPI Potomac. When a new member joins MPI and uses the MyFriendMPI promocode, they will receive $50 off their membership, and you will receive a $25 credit that may be applied toward your next renewal.

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Virginia Beach CVB
You deserve a new perspective on meetings
Virginia Beach is more than a top meeting destination with unbeatable service. It’s a real game-changer in how you see a great meeting experience. Offering an abundance of modern amenities, unique venues, and timeless coastal appeal, Virginia Beach will give you a new perspective on meetings excellence– all just a short drive or train ride away.
Plan your Virginia Beach meeting today!
Detroit Metro CVB
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MPI Academy Webinars
Meetings Outlook: A Deep Dive into the Latest Business Trends
When: Tuesday, Aug. 14 at noon - 1 p.m. ET

How to Keep Up with Change in the Meeting Industry
When: Tuesday, Sept. 11 at noon - 12:30 p.m. ET
Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County
Hyatt Convention Alliance