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See how the MPI Foundation fuels growth and advancement of MPI members in Europe

See how the MPI Foundation fuels growth and advancement of MPI members in Europe

In 2014 the MPI Foundation has spent 27000€ in Europe on giving Grants and Scholarships !

The MPI Foundation fuels the growth and advancement of MPI members by providing them professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships. The MPI Foundation also propels the meeting and event industry forward by funding innovative research and pan-industry initiatives that support the strategic plan of MPI.

Watch the message of Carole McKellar, Chair of MPI Foundation European Council and Executive Director Europe for HelmsBriscoe, during the openning general session at EMEC 15 in Krakow and discover why it is important to donate to the MPI Foundation: 

The MPI Foundation Rendez Vous Party at EMEC15:

The MPI Foundation Rendez Vous Party took place on Monday 2nd February and was a great success. It has helped to collect funds for scholarships and grants for your MPI European Chapters.

Scholarships now available for MPI members:

Wynn Las Vegas and Encore New Membership Scholarship
Sponsored by Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Two new membership scholarships available per month for Association and Corporate meeting planners.

Jim Fausel Scholarship – CMP
Supported by friends of Jim Fausel. One scholarship available to any current MPI member to support their efforts in pursuing the CMP designation.

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Scholarship Program – CMM
Three scholarships available to support member efforts in pursuing the CMM designation.

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Scholarship Program – CMM
Three scholarships available to support member efforts in pursuing the CMM designation.

MGM Scholarship Program – CMM
Six scholarships available to support member efforts in pursuing the CMM designation.

Larry Lee Memorial Scholarship Program for Sudents
Supported by Encore Productions, Freeman and friends of Larry Lee. Open to all MPI Student members. Four full scholarships provided each year for attendance at IMEX America, IMEX Frankfurt, WEC 2015 and EMEC.

American Paper Converting Inc. WEC Scholarship for Students
Open to any current MPI student member. One scholarship available to WEC 2015 in San Francisco for up to $1,500 USD.

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Future MPI Foundation events:

The 5k run in March MPI Foundation Chairman, Gus Vonderheide, is asking every MPI Chapter to host, or participate in a non-cause related 5K run or walk on a Saturday in March 2015. Participate with our European Chapters in Paris, London or Warsaw, to promote the importance of professional development, healthy lifestyles, strong chapters, and a robust meetings industry, more informations on the Chapter websites.Funds raised by the challenge will go towards the MPI Foundation Education Endowment: 25% of all funds raised by chapter members will go back to each chapter to produce educational programming within their chapters locally; 75% of the funds raised will go towards the next fiscal year’s MPI Foundation chapter grant program.

The Not so Silent auction at IMEX where you can donate your price and then bid at IMEX Frankfurt - May 19-21, 2015 on MPI Booth or online.

In 2014 the MPI Foundation has spent 27000 € in Europe on giving grants to chapters for their educational programs, scholarships to individuals to help them with their professional development and on pan industry initiatives.

The MPI in Europe Team

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