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About MPI-KY Bluegrass Chapter

MPI KY Bluegrass Chapter (MPI KBC) is much more than "just another membership," MPI KBC is your #1 resource for growing you and your profession! With nearly 130 members, MPI KBC is committed to the furtherance of recognition of the meeting planning industry as a true profession.

Here is a snapshot of the organization:

  • Join MPI (the international organization) and you will be connected to the chapter of your choice.
  • In addition to receiving all of the benefits of the international organization (monthly magazine, annual conference, online resources), you will also have access to a wealth of resources at the local level.
  • MPI KBC provides vital, vibrant education in every aspect of the meetings industry, with a mixture of speakers and panels at monthly meetings, and at least two "Synergy"/roundtable events.
  • MPI KBC produces a monthly e-newsletter that is distributed to all members.
  • MPI KBC produces a luncheon meetings on the third Thursday of the month. The cost is $30 (early bird)/$35 for members and $50 for non-members. 
  • Throughout the year, the chapter hosts evening networking receptions. 
  • MPI KBC, in conjunction with the Ohio chapter, produces the MPI MidAmerica Conference in the spring of each year. 
  • The chapter produces Bravo! every June, which is a celebration of chapter's successes over the past 12 months. 



MPI Key Facts

  • Founded in 1972 
  • More than 17,000 engaged MPI members representing 71 countries 
  • More than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries 

          - 45 Chapters in the United States
          - 7 Chapters in Canada  
          - 2 Chapters in Latin America
          - 13 Chapters in Europe
          - 2 Chapters in Asia
          - 23 Student Clubs in North America

  • More than $26 billion in global buying power 
  • 4,800 planner members exclusive to MPI have about $11.5 billion in buying power

About MPI
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and the Plan Your Meetings non-traditional meeting planner audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries. For additional information or to join, visit  

About the MPI Foundation
The Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation fuels the growth and advancement of MPI members by providing professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships. The not-for-profit organization also propels the meeting and event industry forward by funding important and quality research initiatives. For more information, visit