MPI Education

  1. MPI Education

    Learn with Our Strategic Partner

    IMEX America is proud to partner with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) to present education sessions targeted at both mid and senior level meeting and event planners from all sectors of the industry. As the Strategic Partner and Premier Education Provider for IMEX America, MPI offers and supports a range of concurrent educational sessions, daily general sessions and show floor education for attendees throughout the four days of IMEX America, starting with the flagship Smart Monday powered by MPI. 

    Smart Monday, powered by MPI

    As IMEX America’s sole strategic partner and premier education provider, MPI is proud to bring you Smart Monday powered by MPI; a day of free education prior to the trade show, on October 9, 2017. Smart Monday offers a range of concurrent educational sessions on hot topics including strategic meetings management, leadership, sustainability and technology for the meetings industry. Most sessions can earn you clock hours toward certification or recertification of your CMP.  Kick start your IMEX America experience with a full day of education.

    MPI education at IMEX America is free of charge and open to all buyers and suppliers attending the show. Registration for the event is not obligatory but highly recommended. You can register your interest in attending Smart Monday when you complete your online registration for IMEX America. You will then receive a mail to ask which sessions you have an interest in attending to help us plan room capacities.

    MPI Presents General Session Keynotes

    Start every morning of IMEX America (including Monday) with a discovery in the Sands Showroom.  

    MPI presents bold, innovative daily keynote speakers from both inside and outside the meeting and event industry exposing you to a wide range of business experts whose presentations  will deliver inspiring ideas and serious business solutions.   Be sure to start your day with an illuminating keynote each morning prior to the trade show opening. General Sessions attendance is free of charge to all IMEX America attendees. 

    About MPI—Meeting Professionals International

    Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide. For additional information or to join, visit