MPI is the world largest meeting industry organisation with almost 23,000 members and is committed to make its members successful.
MPI is the only organisation that guarantees a ratio of 50/50 between meeting suppliers and meeting planners, which means that around 11,000 members are professional meeting planners and potential buyers of destinations and services. As an MPI member you will be able to connect to this great community of meeting professionals through the different channels that MPI can offer: from community on the web to social and networking events and professional education conferences.
Through MPI membership you will be able to access unique business and networking opportunities as well as high level professional development session delivered by some of the best professionals speakers and faculty in the meetings industry.
Joining SAACI-MPI means that you have opportunities for mailing lists to almost every country in the world where MPI exists; you can apply to speak at MPI conferences; you can advertise in the international MPI magazine and on the international MPI website; you can call a local MPI member in-country and ask for help on any matter; your own personal webpage on the MPI website; you can enter the new markets of Eastern Europe, Asia and the Gulf with MPI members of each.
Regarding the price, the membership fee for the Southern Africa Chapter is 250 US Dollars and includes:
Continued Professional Development, Social Collateral, and International Opportunities - Join MPI
To build a rich, global meeting and events industry community is the vision of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). Our mission is to help our members be their best by building human connections to knowledge, ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. For 23,000 meeting and event professionals in over 65 countries, MPI is the inspired, global community that multiplies their potential by accelerating personal growth.Visit the MPI website
In particular when you are on the Home page, click on 'Join MPI' on the top and it will take you to a page where you can find all practical information and benefits that our organisation offers to their members. Also, still from the home page click on 'Events'. This will take you to a page where you can have an overview of all upcoming events worldwide.