July 2017 Meeting

July 27, 2017 4:00 PM to July 28, 2017 12:00 PM
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Graylyn International Conference Center
1900 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Join us at the beautiful Graylyn International Conference Center!

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MPI-CC Member Receives High Honor

Ginny Fountain, CMP, CMM received the 2017 RISE Award for Member of the Year at MPI’s World Education Congress (WEC) in Las Vegas. The Member of the Year Award is given to an exceptional MPI member who through volunteer efforts has made outstanding grassroots contributions and demonstrated unparalleled commitment to the advancement of a chapter. Ginny Fountain has been a member of the Carolinas Chapter since November 2000 and has twice served as its president. This is the second time a Carolinas Chapter member has received recognition at this level. The first was Nancy Holder in 1986 who was recognized as MPI’s Planner of the Year. Way to go Ginny! We are very proud of you!   

CMP Preferred provider

MPI-CC is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.conventionindustry.org.

This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the Convention Industry Council or the CMP Program. Applicants may receive CE credit for attending any program that meets eligibility requirements of the CMP Program. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications –selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.


Make crucial connections to people, ideas and marketplaces which can take your career to the next level through our online community and engaging with your local chapter. Summertime Savings! Enjoy the summer months with your fellow meeting and event professionals at your local chapter gatherings. Join MPI at www.mpiweb.org/join and use code MPISMJULY before July 31st to receive 10% off your new membership.

Scholarships for Members

The MPI Foundation has generous donors who can help your future members pay for their MPI membership.  Be sure to share this page in your member newsletters or non-member recruitment campaigns http://www.mpiweb.org/foundation/GrantsandScholarships 

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July 2017