Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is taking its Experiential Event Series across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time since it launched two years ago.
The 2017 lineup of programs includes a return to South by Southwest (SXSW), plus new programs held in partnership with Royal Caribbean, C2 Montreal, the Indianapolis 500, the Venice International Film Festival and the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival.
Program dates are:
SXSW 2017 – March 14‐18, 2017, Austin, Texas, US. MPI Festival Production Certificate, 20 Clock Hours
Royal Caribbean Experience: Voyage into Experience and Discovery – May 5-11, 2017, departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US. MPI Culinary Event Management and Event Production Certificates, 30 Clock Hours
C2 Montreal* – May 24-26, 2017, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. MPI Event Design Certificate, 20 Clock Hours
Indianapolis 500 – May 26-29, 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana, US. MPI Sports Event Management Certificate, 20 Clock Hours
74th Venice International Film Festival* – September 3-5, 2017, Venice, Italy. MPI Festival Production Certificate with Entertainment Focus, 20 Clock Hours
Hawaii Food and Wine Festival* – Early November 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, US. MPI Culinary Event Management Certificate, 20 Clock Hours
* Note: Event details and registration for these programs will be published online soon.
The MPI Experiential Event Series was created to take program participants behind the scenes of some of the world’s most impressive entertainment, sports, culinary and mega-events. During this immersive learning experience, attendees will be introduced to the people who produce the event, program the content, develop the security and crisis management protocols, set the marketing strategy and design the event experience. Each program is limited to 30 participants.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 24 countries. www.mpiweb.org