Save The Date

September 18th, 2018- President's Welcome Reception October 30th, 2018- Leadership and Time Management November 2018- Event Canvas December 12th, 2018- Holiday Networking Event January 24th, 2019- Mental Health February, 2019-Effective Communication March 14th, 2019- Tech Trends April 4th, 2019- Global Meetings Industry Day May 15th, 2019- Successful Proposals June, 2019- MPI Atlantic Chapter Awards Gala [...]

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Event Industry Celebrated at Regional Chapter’s Annual Awards Gala

MEDIA RELEASE: Event Industry Celebrated at Regional Chapter’s Annual Awards Gala June 14, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It was a night of celebration for winners of Meeting Planners International Atlantic Chapter Industry Awards Gala, held in Halifax on Tuesday evening at Mount St. Vincent University. The annual gala feted winners Julia McDevitt in the category [...]

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Awards Gala Finalists Announced

"And The Finalists Are" MPI Atlantic Canada Chapter 5th Annual Industry Awards Gala. Rosaria Centre Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS. Tuesday June 13, 2017 5:30pm

By | May 18th, 2017|Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Awards Gala Finalists Announced

Global Meeting Industry Day 2017

GMID 2017 - A day celebrated and connected coast-to-coast On April 6th, 2017, we celebrated face-to-face meetings and events and showcased their influence on people, businesses, communities, and economies. From coast-to-coast, we saw inspiring keynotes, informative panel discussions, and thought-provoking interviews from thought-leaders and change makers.  Thank you to the thousands of event professionals who participated [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Events, GMID, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Global Meeting Industry Day 2017

February Event: Social Media for the Meeting Professional

February 22, 2017 Our re-scheduled February event held true to the original Valentine's Day theme, with heart shaped decor, and giving some LOVE to they key Social Media platforms.   Sadie Toulany from the Halifax Convention Centre shared her expertise on Social Media, with a focus on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.   For those who [...]

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Mid-Year Board Retreat

Our board was busy doing their first mid-year retreat on January 14. A lot was accomplished during the day-long session and we will definitely add it to our agenda for years to come. We will be bringing you an exciting roster of programming for the first six months of 2017. Top L to R: [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Education, Events, Membership, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mid-Year Board Retreat

January’s Event [Industry Round Table] was a Huge Success.

Close to 50 Industry professionals came out for the first education session in the New Year. The Industry Round Table on Contracts, RFPs and Proposals was moderated by the always colorful Alana Hirtle. The Panel was made up of Halifax's industry all stars, Roberta Dexter (Plan Ahead Events), Hélène Moberg (Destinations Halifax) and Glenn Bowie [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Education, Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on January’s Event [Industry Round Table] was a Huge Success.

MPI Holiday Reception

Our Holiday Reception, December 8, 2016 was a huge sucess! Over 70 meeting professionals met at the beautiful Prince George Hotel on Thursday night to get in the Holiday Season.  Our gracious host The Prince George provided us with goodies and seasonal cocktails. Caldera Distilling spoiled us with some local whisky cockatil samples. MPI Atlantic were [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MPI Holiday Reception

The Email Diet: How your Inbox is Killing your Productivity

November 10th, 2016.   Today at the Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building at Dalhousie University, the MPI Atlantic Chapter met to learn all about the Email Diet. Andrew Tyne, CMP who works with the Halifax Convention Centre provide the guests tips on how to increase your productivity — outside of your inbox. He touched on [...]

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President of MPI – Paul VanDeventer talks about Industry Trends

We were very pleased to have with us the President of MPI – Paul VanDeventer on October 6th in Halifax. He spoke to our group about trends in the meetings and conventions industry and has a lot of interesting statics to share.  

By | November 3rd, 2016|Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on President of MPI – Paul VanDeventer talks about Industry Trends