Charity Spotlight

We are proud to announce the local charities that MPI Ottawa will be supporting over the next 2 years!

The New CMP

Considering getting a CMP designation? Read more to learn about it from a supplier and planner perspective

MPI Conventus

Check out all the latest local news and articles in the MPI Ottawa Conventus


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.

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.

Calgary Banner 728x90.jpg
We love the word No 728x90.jpg
MPI Ottawa banner.jpg
Banner M+IT - Outaouais Tourism 728x90 Hiver.gif

Upcoming Events

  • 04/04/2018

    MPI Ottawa Speed Mentoring/Networking Event

    Are you a current MPI Ottawa student member or young professional? Are you considering joining as a student member? If you answered yes to either question then this event is for you! The Student Sub-Committee, part of the Member Care Committee, is hosting a mentor speed-networking event where students will have the chance to sit down and chat with our current MPI Ottawa members, round-table style.

    Our student members and young professionals play a key role in our membership and we want to give you an opportunity to sit down and ask our current members questions about the industry, how they got involved in MPI and the industry, the benefits of being an MPI Ottawa member, or any other questions you may have.

    Mark the date in your calendars! This is an event you will not want to miss!

    Event Date and Location:

    April 4, 2018
    5:30 PM at Steak and Sushi @ 87 Clarence Street Ottawa

    Event Schedule
    5:30 – 6:30 pm Registration and Networking
    6:30 – 6:50 pm Round 1
    6:50 – 7:05 pm Travel Time
    7:05 – 7:25 pm Round 2
    7:25 – 7:40 pm Travel Time
    7:40 – 8:00 pm Round 3
    8:00 – 9:00 pm Networking


    Attendee Pricing
    MPI Members (young professionals) $25.00
    Student Member $20.00
    Student Non- Members $20.00


  • 12/04/2018

    Global Meetings Industry Day

    Join MPI Ottawa in recognition of Global Meetings Industry Day! We are going to have an amazing program on event security with a special focus on the impact of cyber-crime, credit card fraud, room pirates and physical security. What can you do to protect your organization, your attendees and yourself?  The first step is to find out about the threats you might be completely unaware of.

    Read More

Crowne Plaza Gatineau-Ottawa 300x250 px MPI

Shaping and defining the future of
the meeting and event industry

Join MPI

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is a global community of meeting and event professionals that connects you to the worldwide support, industry knowledge and business opportunities you need to be successful.

Learn More