Chapter Information

Meeting Professionals International Orange County Chapter (MPIOC) serves members in Orange County and greater Southern California, including the Inland Empire as well as Nevada, with approximately 250 chapter-level members and affiliates. Recognized by MPI as a leading U.S. chapter, our reach spans the USA from coast to coast.

Our member ratio consists of almost an even split between planners (corporate, association, independent and 3rd party) and suppliers across multiple disciplines.

MPI Orange County’s purpose is to serve the needs of our membership by

  1. Offering high-quality educational content
  2. Providing leadership opportunities
  3. Supporting the growth of business relationships
  4. Encouraging industry partnerships and
  5. Demonstrating the importance of, and our commitment to excellence in, the meeting industry.

MPIOC plans a variety of educational, networking, and social programs throughout the year open to all members and others. The chapter occasionally collaborates with other meeting and event associations such as Site Southern California Chapter, PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter, HSMAI Orange County, International Live Events Association (ILEA), as well as other regional MPI chapters. We are proud to have planners from many corporations and associations in our chapter such as Allergan, Arbonne, Edwards Lifesciences, Experian, HelmsBriscoe, Hyundai, IEEE Computer Society, In-N-Out Burger, Ingram Micro, JNR, Meeting Sites Resource, Thales Raytheon, Toshiba, and Wells Fargo (to name a few).