MPI and MPIKC together are “Committed to Educational Leadership”

MPIKC gathers monthly for educational programs and networking events that allow members to evolve their careers to positions of influence while developing new and powerful partnerships. MPIKC is a family of people who choose to work together, to share information, to mentor each other and to create lasting connections. We are a group who has fun together working on business deals, volunteering on committees, and reconnecting at monthly event.

August 16, 2018

Education Event

“Commisions: It’s Complicated. Our changing industry, sourcing expectations, and business medels”

Hilton KCI, Kansas City, MO

3:30PM-4:00PM Registration

3:30PM- 4:00PM Reception & Networking

4:00PM- 5:00PM Education Event

October 18, 2018

Education Event

“Industry Insignts: A Round Table Event”

Bishop-McCann, Kansas City, MO

November 15, 2018

Trivia Night

Argosy Casino, Kansas City, MO

December 12, 2018

Education Event

Crowne Plaza, Kansas City, MO

February 7, 2019

Past President’s Event

Great Wolf Lodge, Kansas City, KS

April 9, 2019

Professional Education Conference

Location TBD

Program Registration

Members: $39 early-bird/$49 regular fee Non-members: $49 early/$59 regular Students: Complimentary early/$15 regular

RegOnline partners with MPIKC to provide online registration services. MPIKC members will receive an event invitation via e-mail. You may register via the link in the e-mail or through the event registration link on this page.

For non-MPIKC programs, please contact the appropriate sponsoring organization for more information or to register. Please report any problems with the registration process, thank you!

Special registration fees apply for some events, check the registration link for specific fees.

Registration is required three (3) business day in advance of the event. Registrations received after this date will be considered regular registration. Payment is required in advance or on-site.

Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. No-shows will be billed any unpaid registration fees. Payment options include personal check, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. See specific event invitation for details; rules may vary by event.

Cancellations must be received three (3) business days in advance of event in order to receive a refund or to not be billed. No refunds will be given for cancellations received within three (3) business days of the event.

2018-19: Past Events Archive

July 11, 2018

Education Event – Crossroads of Meetings and Business Travel – Navigating the Pot Holes

Overland Park Marriott, Overland Park, KS

June 21, 2018

Annual Awards, Auction and Banquet

The Grand Hall, Kansas City, MO

May 10, 2018

Hambingo Fundraising Event

Hamburger Mary’s, Kansas City, MO

April 10, 2018

Professional Education Conference

Hyatt Place, Lenexa, KS

Thank you to our sponsors for this year’s PEC!


March 6, 2018

Membership Appreciation – After 5

Dave and Busters, Kansas City, MO


February 21, 2018

Education Event – Are You Ready? How to Keep Attendees Safe in an Unsafe Climate

Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO


January 30, 2018

Past President’s Education Event – Featuring Michael Dominguez

InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

Event Time – 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Registration – 3:30 p.m.

Program – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Michael Dominguez

Networking and Tours – 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.


December 7, 2017

The Future of the Kansas City Airport – Education Event

Kansas City Airport Marriott

Event Time – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Lunch is Served – 11:30 a.m.

Presentation – noon – 12:50 p.m. Program: The Future of the KCI Airport

November 15, 2017

Trivia Night

Aladdin Hotel, Kansas City, MO

Event Time – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Registration 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Trivia – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Registration includes heavy hot and cold appetizers and 2 drink tickets.


October 26, 2017

Hot Topics Round Tables Event

AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport

Event Time – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Registration 3:00-3:30 pm

Hot Topics Breakouts 3:30-4:30pm

Hors’ D’ Oeuvres, Beer & Wine along with tours of AC Hotel Kansas City Westport 4:30-5pm


September 14, 2017

Dine Around

Kansas City River Market and Crossroads District

Event Time 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


4:30 p.m. – Registration (Outside The Bite – 23 E. 3rd Street K.C., MO)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – The Bite and Taste of Brazil Restaurant & Bar

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Ill Lazzarone

6:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Street Car Ride to Tom’s Town Distillery

7:00 p.m. – Tom’s Town Distillery

June 1, 2017

2016-2017 MPIKC Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

Overland Park Convention Center

We celebrated our chapter’s 35th anniversary, dating us back to 1981, with a fun evening dancing the night away with band Retroactive and honoring the achievements of our members and our chapter.

May 3, 2017

MPIKC Ham-Bingo

Hamburger Mary’s

April 4, 2017

MPIKC Professional Educational Conference

Kansas City Convention Center


March 7, 2017

Membership Appreciation Event

McCormick & Schmick’s

February 23, 2017

Hot Topics – Meeting Planner & Supplier Roundtable Educational Program

Courtyard & Residence Inn by Marriott KC Downtown


January 19, 2017

State of the Industry Breakfast Meeting

Union Station

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