Founded in 1972, Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest and most vibrant global meeting and event industry association. 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 membership is comprised of approximately 18,500 members belonging to more than 80 chapters and clubs in 22 countries. MPI St Louis Area Chapter was chartered in 1979 with over 265+ members. We are dedicated to professional development through education, relationships and business growth opportunities. This web site has been redesigned to better serve our chapter by offering the latest news and information about upcoming educational programs and member benefits.