Leadership Vision

More than 21,000 members, representing 86 countries, from 71 clubs & chapters


MPI’s Vision

To build a rich global meeting industry community.


MPI’s Mission

To make our members successful by building human connections through:
• Knowledge/Ideas
• Relationships
• Marketplaces

Established in 1984, the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) boasts 350 members in the seven county area surrounding Tampa Bay. From Hernando to Sarasota and Pinellas to Polk, we are ranked in the Top Third of all of MPI’s seventy-nine Chapters for member satisfaction, receiving international recognition and a 2012 RISE Award for our acclaimed Connections Campaign.


We are a MPI Chapter on the move - rich with talented, dedicated and energized Meeting and Event Professionals PASSIONATE about quality education, enhanced networking opportunities and tools to make us more effective in our community, industry and organization.


If that describes you and wish to become an active part of an industry which contributes $122.3 billion in revenue to our Tampa Bay region, we invite YOU to join us.

Now is the time for success. Now is the time to be with other industry leaders. Now is the time to become a part of the Team – TEAM TAMPA BAY!