Planner profile: Arlene Schilke, CMP

Present: Timewise Event Management Inc. Expertise: Meeting and Convention Management Specialty:  Social Media, Leadership, Trends Tell us about yourself. #girlboss, #eventprof, #entrepreneur, #workingmom #snapchatter #foodie — Needless to say, I love social media almost as much as I love face-to-face … Continue reading

MPI announces new advanced-level education offerings and plans to develop more security and risk management programs

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has introduced several new education offerings from the MPI Academy as part of its new Executive Education Series, including the Women in Leadership Program and a designation program for the highly-regarded MPI Experiential Event Series. In … Continue reading

Great events start with great engagement – even on a volunteer committee

The typical experience of a volunteer committee unfolds as predictably as if scripted. A table is filled with enthusiastic committee members. A gung-ho committee chair. Possibly cupcakes. Then just as predictably, members drop off one by one. Other priorities, apathy … Continue reading

MPI implements organization realignment to further sustainable growth

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) recently began implementing an organization realignment to better position the association for long-term, strategic growth, which involved the creation of new leadership positions, realignment of management responsibilities, and the restructuring staff roles and teams. “We have … Continue reading