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October Education Program
Topic:  Playbook for Learning: Engage, Rulebreak, Shake-It-Up!

October 09, 2014
Potawatomi Hotel Casino
Milwaukee, WI

2014 MPI Great Lakes Education Summit
November 16-18, 2014
Radisson at Star Plaza
Merrillville, IN

Great Lakes Education Summit News
November 16-18, 2014
Merrillville, IN

The 1st Annual Great Lakes Education Summit, to be hosted by MPI Chapters of Indiana, Wisconsin & Michigan, boasts outstanding educational programs along with networking opportunities for its attendees. With the involvement and influence of the chapters’ leaders, this annual conference will grow not only into a successful event that offers great educational programs, but one that also offers a fantastic network of industry professionals. 

Click the image below to visit the MPI Wisconsin Facebook page and view an invitation from featured presenter Chip Lutz!

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Annual Report Released

The 2013-2014 MPI Wisconsin Annual report is now available to members. Log-in to your profile and click on Member File Library to access the full report. A recap of the report is available in the November-December 2014 issue of The Agenda.
The report provides information on the goals, financial status and membership statistics of the chapter for the last fiscal year. It also lists the events that were held, board members and award winners for the year. Thank you for your support of the chapter in helping us reach our goals and continuing our legacy of success.
For questions about the report, you can contact Alison Huber, CMP at alison@wisdells.com.

MPI-Wisconsin Announces Chapter Award Winners for 2013-2014!

The Wisconsin Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI-WI) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s awards gala was held on September 11th at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in Oshkosh, WI.

  • Planner of the Year -- Jennifer Mell, CMP - Gant Meetings
  • Supplier of the Year -- Anna Anderson, CMP -- Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton
  • Meeting Industry Advocate -- Carmen Smalley, CMP – Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Hall of Fame Inductee -- Jodi Goldbeck, CMP - Madison Area Technical College
  • Rising Star -- Kristen Salewski, CMP - Rural Mutual Insurance Company
  • Industry Partner of the Year - Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau
  • Team of the Year -- 2013 Awards Gala
  • President’s Award -- Deana Birmingham-Heinisch, Waukesha & Pewaukee CVB
  • Kristin Bjurstrom Krueger, CMP Scholarship --Bethany Babcock
  • The Founder's Grant -- Cheryl Oswald

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The MPI Wisconsin Founders Grant

The Member Grant has a new name! It will now be called the Founders Grant to honor the legacy of our Charter Members of the MPI-Wisconsin Chapter! One of the goals of our founding 5 Charter Members was to create an opportunity for people to come together, network and learn. The goal of the Grant is to support someone within our chapter to access new ideas, new information, further grow their knowledge and network within the industry, and this Grant helps to financially fund this new endeavor!   Click here for more information and application deadlines.

New Electronic Membership Renewal

Starting this month, MPI International will be switching to an electronic membership renewal. Members will receive their membership renewal invoice via email and can download and print their renewal invoice if they need a printed copy. Members are encouraged to log on to MPIWEB.org/me to ensure their contact information is up to date. MPI International estimates by changing to an electronic renewal system that this will decrease MPI's annual paper consumption by 6,627 lbs!

With the change to an electronic membership renewal, membership engagement representatives (MERs) will be able to better connect with members which means you have a stronger voice in MPI and increased listening from MERs to what our members are saying. Expect periodic calls from your MER in 2014!

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