Arizona Sunbelt Chapter - Meeting Professionals International



MPI AZ EDUCATION PROGRAMS

CMP

MPI AZ is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating.

MPI AZ members who are registered with the CIC and have their CMP or CMM accreditation will automatically have their CE clock hours added to their renewal transcript. The member must use the same email address on file with the CIC when registering for any MPI AZ programs. MPI AZ is proud to offer this automated service to our members.

For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.conventionindustry.org.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the Convention Industry Council or the CMP Program. Applicants may receive CE credit for attending any program that meets eligibility requirements of the CMP Program. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the application -selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.



MPI-AZ 2017-2018 Schedule of Education Programs



Thank you for attending our September monthly program: The Power to Persuade - The Magic of Story



  
  


EduCon 2017

October 27-29, 2017
Flagstaff, AZ

EduCon 2017

Thank you for attending our 2017 EduCon Clue in Flagstaff!

  
  
  



November 9, 2017
November Monthly Program
10:15AM - 2:00PM


Brian Stevens
"State of the Industry"
Brian Stevens, MPI Board Chair

In this day and age we can't take anything for granted. This is important in our personal lives but perhaps even more so in our professional lives. Join us at our November luncheon for an inside look at the global meetings game. Find out where our industry is headed as new markets and technologies emerge and old ones disappear. You will also learn how to make the most out of your MPI membership.

From legislation to consumer trends you'll hear it all as Brian shares information from resources such as Smith Travel Research, ConferenceDirect Data, Meetings Mean Business and MPI Meetings Outlook.

Participants will learn:

  • Issues and solutions that may affect your next event.
  • Growing, stagnant, and declining markets.
  • How to understand the financial strength of the industry and MPI.
  • How being part of the global MPI community is strategic for your future.
and Special Bonus Program
Preceding Luncheon Program - 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

"Richer Lives 4 Ready Professionals"

with Frank Molinar

We all have it, but only a few discover it ... This program promises to engage, inspire, and turn upside down the misconceptions of money that surround and keep us from enjoying the wealth within. Money isnít everything Ė but, it touches every aspect of our lives. To relish the things we value most, to excel at the far reaches of our strengths, to be protect our health, to preserve our sanity, and to enjoy our freedoms we must learn to master the skills to managing our monies.

From the unique perspective of a counselor who has delved into the gritty financial details of thousands of lives, Frank Molinar brings a jargon-free, humor-filled, and case study rich exploration of the five disciplines to building rich lives. Filled with practical, actionable steps, Frank will demonstrate:

  1. Three components for sustainable Spending Plans (spreadsheets optional).
  2. The fastest way out of debt Ė itís not what you thought.
  3. Four protocols to create wealth faster than most imagine possible.
  4. Three essential insights of great investors.
  5. The most important principle missing in most wills and trusts.
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

CMP Domain:
Domain D: Financial Management

Event Details:
11:30am to 1:30pm
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226
800-946-4452

Property Sponsor:
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
https://www.wingilariver.com/wild-horse-pass

Program Sponsor:
TBD



January 11,2018
January Monthly Program

Dr. Tyrone Holmes

"Unconscious Bias: A Quiet Performance Killer"
Dr. Tyrone Holmes, Ed.D, CPT

Unconscious bias is a quiet performance killer. It will make you do things you don't want to do, say things you don't mean to say and offend people without understanding how you offended then.

This brief presentation will define unconscious bias and describe a specific type of bias that can negatively affect the meeting planner's speaker selection process by reducing their predictive validity.

Speaker BIO TBD

Learning Objectives:
          1.  Define unconscioud bias and describe the types of unconscious bias that can impact your interactions with others.
          2.  Identify the specific ways unconscious bias can affect your personal and professional relationships, as well as work performance.
          3.  Identify specific steps you can take to reduce your unconscious bias and ways you can diminish the negative impact it has on your lift and performance.

CMP Domain:
Domain G: Meeting or Event Design

Event Details:
11:00am to 1:30pm
Video West, Inc.
1050 N 52nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
480-222-3180

Video West, Inc.
http://www.videowestinc.com/

Program Sponsor:TBD



February 8, 2018
February Monthly Program

Dr. Karen Jacobson

"Talk to Me -- Three Secrets of InterGenerational Communication Revealed"
Dr. Karen Jacobson

In a workforce that now crosses five generations, how do you get everyone on the same page? How do you share goals and engage people across the board?

This diversity of generations creates a challenge with different work ethics, values, and communication preferences. In this presentation, Dr. Karen Jacobson will reveal the communication secrets to W.I.N. over any generation, instill value, and build strong relationships leading to stronger teamwork and higher productivity.

Speaker BIO TBD

Learning Objectives:
          1.  Uncover the communication secrets to W.I.N. over any generation
          2.  Discover how you share goals and engage poeple across the board
          3.  Learn how to instill value and build collaborative teams leading to increased productivity.

CMP Domain:
Domain E: Human Resources Event Details:
11:00am to 1:30pm
Mesa Convention Center
263 N Center Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
480-644-2178

Property Sponsor:
Mesa Convention Center

Mesa Convention Center
http://mesaaz.gov/business/mesa-convention-center

Program Sponsor:
TBD


May 10, 2018
May Monthly Program

Rasheryl McCreary

Topic TBD
Rasheryl McCreary

Event Details:
11:00am to 1:30pm
Chateau Luxe
1175 E Lone Cactus Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85024
623-266-8747

Property Sponsor:
Chateau Luxe

Chateau Luxe
http://www.chateauluxeaz.com/

Program Sponsor:
TBD




MPI Member Value

Webinars, Courses, and Certifications

Be sure to check on the ongoing MPI member webiinar, courses, and certifications programs being offered.
Please see our catalog or log onto academy.mpiweb.org for ongoing trainings.


Professional Development On Demand

On Demand is a service of MPI and a benefit of your membership to obtain continuing education credits through webinars at a time when it is convenient for you! These webinars are free as a part of your membership and upon completing the webinar you can record your participation to track CEU's for your CMP qualification or re-certification. There are hundreds of topics you can select from. Visit www.mpiweb.org/Portal/OnDemand.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Per the Convention Industry Council (CIC) MPI no longer provides documentation for CMP Clock Hours. If you wish to track your CMP clock hours, whether you are a current CMP or planning to apply, you will need to do so on your own following the guidelines listed here. See the heading under "Documenting Your Continuing Education Activities." You can use the information our chapter provides for each program as listed below or on the registration site for each monthly program.