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New Membership Incentives and Scholarships

Thinking about joining MPI KBC and looking for some assistance? All current financial support for new memberships is listed below:

MPI Members are eligible to receive scholarships and grants for professional development, conference attendance, or academic advancement. Join at and use code MPISMAUG to save 10% before August 30th.

Tradeshows/Annual Events - Contact Member Services for more information at 972-702-3053

Rebate/Payment Options (Annually)


o    Applies to student members who have recently graduated with a degree from an accredited college/university

o    Renew first year at $/€75.00, second year at $/€150.00, third year at $/€250.00, before renewing at $/€325.00 (Planner) or $/€450.00 (Supplier) in fourth year (rates are the same for SIT 1-3 regardless of supplier vs planner)


Faculty Membership

o    $/€195.00 for a full year (new membership and renewal)

o    Proof of employment required


Unemployment Assistance Program (Renewals only)

o    Extend membership for six months from end date at no cost (Separate form required)

o    If unemployed after six months, can renew for additional six months at $/€99.00

o    $/€99.00 extension can be used twice

o    Proof of unemployment required


Membership Transfer

o    Both parties (current member and transfer member) must sign Transfer Policy

o    New member must submit new member application, transfer release form and $/€100.00 transfer fee

o    Transfer of membership can only be used one time per member and cannot be transferred to current MPI member


Complimentary Limited Membership (Must be approved by Member Services)

o    Used when company is unable to contact former employee to transfer a membership

o    Complimentary three month membership


o    Quarterly installment payment options are available, contact your Member Services Representative at 972-702-3053 for more information.

Referral Program (Credits do not apply towards student and faculty membership renewals)

o    $/€25 credit for each new member referred that joins MPI

o    New member must list referring member on application

o    HQ (US/Canada/Europe) tracks and processes referrals

Omni Rewards

o    Meeting planners can receive $/€500 towards a meetings/travel industry organization when booking a meeting at any Omni Hotel

o    $/€500 can be used for MPI, NBTA, ASAE, PCMA or RCMA conference, annual dues or as a foundation donation for participating organizations

o    Vouchers redeemed by contacting your MPI Member Services Representative at 972-702-3053

Starwood Points

o    Starwood Hotels and Resorts offer MPI gift certificates through its Starpoints. Preferred planners are automatically enrolled as preferred guests and earn one Starpoint per every $/€3 spent at Starwood Property. Members can rede  em points for a $/€100 MPI gift certificate, valid for conference registration, membership dues or book purchases.

o    Starpoints redeemed by contacting your MPI Member Services Representative at 972-702-3053