EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

MPI Pittsburgh offers chapter educational programs specifically geared to help advance each attendee's career, not just within the hospitality industry, but also within many different businesses.
Educational programs are typically held the first Wednesday of each month from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM and offer one, but often more, topic expert(s). On occasion, times and dates will be altered so be sure to check the calendar of events regularly. In addition, the educational programs offer excellent networking opprtunities with hospitality industry professionals throughout Pittsburgh, as well as access to first-class venues in the region.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Throughout the year, the chapter offers various special events - some social and some a combination fun and education. MPI Members have the opportunity to showcase their venues, products and services.


Meeting and Event Information

November Education Event-Welcome to the Participation Era of Events

Welcome to the Participation Era of Events
November 01, 2017 | 7:30 AM

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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:

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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.

Tickets

$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

Save Big With MPI Pittsburgh’s Season Pass!

September 30, 2017 12:00 AM to October 30, 2017 12:00 AM

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Attend 4 educational programs and 2 networking events during the 2017-2018 season for the price of $190.

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November Education Event-Welcome to the Participation Era of Events

November 01, 2017
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Hard Rock Cafe Station Square
230 W. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Welcome to the Participation Era of Events

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MPI Pittsburgh Holiday Party

December 06, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bella Sera
414 Morganza Road
Canonsburg, PA 15317
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Join us for our festive soireé and networking opportunities with your industry colleagues and friends as we bring in the holiday season at the lovely Bella Sera!

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January Networking Event - With ILEA

January 10, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dave & Busters - Pittsburgh
180 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120
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Save The Date for an energetic evening of camaraderie and networking with our colleagues from ILEA as we get our game on at Dave & Busters!

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February Education Event - " All Things Conflict" with Michelle Johnson

February 08, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
107 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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ALL THINGS CONFLICT - Learn how to “love” conflict.

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March Networking Event

March 07, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue to Be Announced

Stay Tuned for More Detail - Coming Soon!

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