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Who We Are

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the leading global community that is shaping and defining the future of the meeting and event industry. The Ottawa Chapter of MPI is the largest organization of conference planners and suppliers in Canada’s National Capital Region, with more than 300 members in Ottawa and Gatineau.

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Why MPI Ottawa?

Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s most vibrant global community, helps its members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 24,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide.

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Upcoming Events

  • 06/07/2016


    For all those times you meant to touch base with another MPI’er but couldn’t. And the times when you had to cut a conversation short when you were getting to the “good part”. We at the Ottawa Chapter – get it – it is important to connect with one another without time restraints or competing priorities. Come make this experience and MPI your own!

  • 16/07/2016 - 17/07/2016

    CMP Bootcamp

    The new MPI Ottawa CMP Boot Camp is designed to review the information you have already studied in your preparation for your CMP exam. It is not an in-depth class and it is expected that you have read all the study materials available to you prior to the CMP Bootcamp.

  • 25/08/2016

    Golf Day 2016

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    Grab your golf clubs and get ready for some friendly competition at MPI Ottawa’s 17th Annual Golf Day, taking place at the beautiful Fairmont at Fairmont Le Château Montebello.

    Course information

    Designed by Stanley Thompson in 1929, the Fairmont Le Château Montebello golf course winds tightly through graceful forests and features dramatic elevation changes, captivating the imagination of golfers from all over the world. Some of its elevated tees provide spectacular views of the gentle rolling hills of the surrounding Laurentians. Unlike most new course layouts today, each hole seems secluded, providing that lovely intimate experience, as if you and your team mates are the only one’s playing.

    Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2016
    Location: Fairmont Le Château Montebello
    392, Notre-Dame Montebello, Quebec, J0V 1L0
    Transportation: Transportation to and from the course will be provided.
    Pick up will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly theChateau Cartier)
    1170 Aylmer Road, Aylmer QC
    Parking at the back near the golf course Chateau Cartier.
    Schedule: 9:00am – Registration and continental breakfast
    10:30am – Shot Gun Start (lunch to go)
    16:00pm – Reception
    17:30pm – Dinner
    Tax No: 130663511
    Early-Bird (until July 28th) After (July 28th)
    Lunch, Golf, & Dinner
    (per player)
    $145.00 (+HST) $160.00 (+HST)
    Dinner Only $50.00 (+HST) $50.00 (+HST)
    Deadline: August 18, 2016 (there will be NO onsite registration)

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    Organizing Committee

    • Cindy Gascon – Fairmont Le Château Montebello
    • Ryan Latimer – Scotiabank Convention Centre
    • Brian Henry – Quality Entertainment
    • Julie Berubé – Casino du Lac-Leamy
    • Sharon Fryer – Canadian Wind Energy Association
    • Andrew Horsfield – Lord Elgin Hotel
    • Nicole Jeffrey – Canadian Produce Marketing Association
    • Annie Leveillee – Tourisme Outaouais
    • Rebecca Narr – Corporate Stays
    • Liette Philippe – Liette P Meeting Planning Services
    • Greg Plazek – The Westin Bayshore Vancouver
    • Brad Statham – ClubLinks
    • Andrea Wagner – Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations must be received 7 days prior to the event (by August 19, 2016) and sent to the MPI Secretariat at Cancellations will be subject to a 5% cancellation fee, while no-shows will be invoiced.

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