MPI Pittsburgh holds one monthly chapter education program each month of the academic year beginning in August and ending in June. In most cases, the program is held on the first Wednesday of the month.

The full schedule of education programs is posted on the MPI Pittsburgh website along with event details, locations and times, session outcomes and presenter biographies. You can pre-register for each event well in advance to take advantage of the early bird rates or by using the benefits of a pre-purchased Season Pass.

We welcome opportunities to host a meeting in your superior venue. Reach out to us by submitting an RFP.

Invigorating content and superior education is what sets MPI Pittsburgh apart from other industry organizations. Are you interested in being a part of our culture? Would you like to present/speak/facilitate one of our events? Submit your RFP here.

Meeting and Event Information

Meetings on your terms in the era of ROI, Tight Budgets & Accountability

September 05, 2012
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Green Tree
101 DoubleTree Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
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Speaker Biography:


Joshua L. Grimes, Esquire

Joshua L. Grimes, Esq., of Grimes Law Offices based in Philadelphia, is a leading attorney in the association, nonprofit, meeting, and hospitality industries.  His clients include associations, meeting planners, corporations, hotels, convention centers and conference facilities.

Mr. Grimes is a specialist in all matters relating to meetings and conventions.  In particular, he advises clients on legal issues relating to contracts, green meetings and CSR, international meetings, and compliance with corporate accountability laws.

Mr. Grimes is a member of the APEX Contracts Panel, and a member of Board of Directors of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys.

Mr. Grimes’ presentation on the meeting contracting process from RFPs thru signed agreements is a popular addition to MPI’s new proprietary content program.  He is also a PCMA Best in Class speaker.  Mr. Grimes has appeared before meeting industry professionals throughout the United States, and in Europe, the Middle East, Canada, and Mexico.  Mr. Grimes is a member of the American Bars of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.


$45.00 Member Registration
$35.00 Earlybird rate before August 30

$60.00 Non-Member Registration

$45.00 Guest of Member Registration
$35.00 Earlybird rate before August 30

$15.00 Student Member Registration

Future Meetings

2018 Global Meetings Industry Day Sponsored by VisitPITTSBURGH

April 12, 2018
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Energy Innovation Center
1435 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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The MPI Pittsburgh Chapter, POWER PCMA Chapter, and ILEA Pittsburgh Chapter are teaming up in celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12, 2018.

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