About Us

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the world’s largest association for the meetings and events industry. MPI offers its members educational meetings, seminars, workshops and online presentations, as well as access to local and national business information, networking opportunities, resources and more to assist with both professional development and business growth. By becoming a member of MPI Pittsburgh, you will be joining the meeting and event industry's vibrant community of professional planners.


Key Facts about MPI Global

  • Founded in 1972
  • Approximately 18,500 members
  • More than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries
  • 45 Chapters in the United States
  • 7 Chapters in Canada
  • 2 Chapters in Latin America
  • 13 Chapters in Europe
  • 2 Chapters in Asia
  • 18 Student Clubs in North America
  • Membership presence in 71 countries
  • More than $22 billion in MPI global member buying power
  • 4,800 planner members exclusive to MPI have about $11.5 billion in buying power