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Welcome To The MPI “National Meeting Industry Day” April 21, 2004. Preparing Meeting Professionals for the Future. Making History For The Canadian Meetings Industry. Introducing… the MPI Canadian Foundation. Celebrating 20 Years! Preparing Meeting Professionals for the Future

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Welcome To The MPI

“National Meeting

Industry Day”

April 21, 2004

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Celebrating 20 Years!

Preparing Meeting Professionals

for the Future

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The MPI Foundation is a supportive entity of the MPI association. Founded in 1984, the Foundation focuses on visionary education & research to benefit MPI members, as well as to advance the meeting industry. A Board of trustees, comprised of industry leaders, provides guidance to ensure all work supports the MPI Strategic Plan.

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MPI Foundation

STATISTICS

2003–2004: Your Foundation will spend $1,000,000 US

in research & education project grants

2004-2005: $1,000,000 US also budgeted

MPI Chapters collectively give over $30,000US annually

1994-2004: MPI Chapters donate over $250,000 US

25% of Chapters support the Foundation annually

mpi foundation statistics
Canadian chapters who have contributed to the MPI Foundation in the past:

Edmonton

Toronto

Ottawa

Canadian Chapters contributing to this year’s campaign:

Toronto @ $24,000 (ENVISION 2003)

Ottawa @ $ 4,000 (ENVISION 2003)

MPI FoundationSTATISTICS
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Why A Foundation?

Defining the FUTURE of Meetings

RESEARCH

* Making Meetings Work Series

* Chapter Needs Assessment

* Industry Forecasts

* Event Marketing Trends George P. Johnson/MPI Foundation

REAL WORLD EXAMPLES

*MPI MIX (Meeting Industry eXchange)

*Meetings & Conventions: A Planning Guide

*ROI II/Measurements Project

*Certification In Meeting Management: CMM

MEMBER FOCUSED

PROJECTS

*Women’s Leadership

*Multicultural Initiatives

*CIC APEX

*CIC Project Attrition

* Career Pathways

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MPI Foundation

  • ROLE OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
  • Review & approve projects
  • Establish & review policies
  • Direct fund-raising efforts globally
  • Establish, approve & monitor budget
mpi canadian foundation
$500,400.00 CAN already raised!

First project already completed!Meetings &

Conventions: A Planning Guide, 2nd Edition

Tax deductible receipts potentially available

Funds remain in Canada if requested

Potential projects and programs for consideration:

Canadian meeting industry statistics benchmarking

Educational forums focusing on Canadian business needs & laws

Student Scholarships

Joint programs with other foundations (IACVB, IAEM, CSAE, IBTM)

Global Foundation projects/programs and fundraising efforts

MPI Canadian Foundation
mpi canadian foundation involvement with mpi foundation board of trustees
Permanent seat, representing Canada, on the MPI Foundation Board of Trustees.

Provide project/program recommendations from the Canadian Membership and Chapters.

Coordinate fundraising efforts to maximize funds available through the MPI Canadian Foundation.

MPI Canadian FoundationInvolvement With MPI Foundation Board Of Trustees
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MPI Canadian Foundation

Benefits for Members & Chapters

Certification in Meeting Management (CMM)

Chapter Leadership Conference Grants

Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI)/WLI Scholarships

Platinum Series Programs

Multicultural Initiative

Benchmarking for Corporate & Association Meetings

Making Meetings Work Series

CIC Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX)

CIC Attrition Project

Financialmembership subsidy: unemployment/crisis situations (i.e.SARS)

Educational tools: Meetings and Conventions: A Planning Guide

ROI II/Measurement Systems Project

Event MarketingTrends/George P. Johnson & MPI Foundation

Career Pathways Program

mpi canadian foundation next steps
April: NMID Announcements

June: Chapter Steering Committee

Meeting

July: Advisory Board Meeting

August: Program Activities Begin!

MPI Canadian Foundation NEXT STEPS
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THANK YOU…

for your commitment to the

MPI Canadian Foundation

& the successful future of the

Canadian Meeting Industry

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