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Upcoming Events

Join us for the Third Annual Après Ski Holiday Party

When: Thursday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where: MGM National Harbor

101 MGM National Avenue
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745

 Register here!


News & Announcements

Collaboration & Engagement with Margaret Miller, CMP, and Everett T. Shupe II, MBA, CAE, CMP

This session is the second in a four-part series on leadership and is open to all co-chairs, committee members and MPI Potomac members interested in learning more about chapter leadership opportunities and refining your skills.

Learning objectives include:


  • Improving collaboration, active engagement strategies and other transferable skills that benefit participants in their current positions as well as in the future
  • Provide a top line overview of the importance of participating in MPI Potomac leadership opportunities


MPI Potomac Leadership Series

When: Thursday, Dec. 6

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Virtual session via Zoom. See link below.

Many thanks to Margaret Miller, CMP, and Everett T. Shupe II, MBA, CAE, CMP, for facilitating.


Space is limited! Register now!



Galveston Island CVB
Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Cavalier Virginia Beach
The Hotel at the University of Maryland
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
MPI Academy Webinars
Tipping Sacred Cows: Overcoming Tradition and Inertia to Create Great Meetings

When: Thursday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Westin City Center
1400 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Metro: Farragut North (Red), Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center (Green, Yellow)

Increase Your Impact:  Any Time, Anywhere, with Any Audience

When: Thursday, Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Where: Kimpton Hotel Monaco 
700 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red), Metro Center (Red, Blue, Silver, Orange)


Interested in enhancing your career in Meetings & Events? Consider achieving the certified meeting professional (CMP) credential.

MPI Potomac will offer its CMP Winter Bootcamp in a weekend format to review the body of knowledge covered on the exam. 

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, and Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (both days)

Where: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Virginia

More information/register




What was the most interesting panel? Have important news to share with our chapter? Share your experience on our Facebook page, tweet @MPIPotomac or write an article!

MPI Potomac is a community dedicated to your personal development and professional success! This section is dedicated to offering encouragement and recognition to members of our community:
---Shout out to Linda Minor for starting her new position as director, meetings and events at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education!

---Shout out to Erin Icenhour for her promotion to national sales manager at Visit Charlotte!

---Shout out to those who recently completed the fall 2018 CMP course! Good luck on your CMP exam!

Have a shout-out to a fellow chapter member? Submit your shout-out here!

As we kick off the month of giving thanks, MPI Potomac wants to give thanks to each and every one of our members! This month we will be giving away three $25 gift cards! To enter the giveaway, be sure to use #MPIthankful on your social media posts about the chapter this month. The more you post, the more chances you have to win!

MGM National Harbor
Hyatt Convention Alliance