ASAE, MPI Announce Formal Partnership
The two organizations plan to collaborate on educational offerings
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced a partnership in which the two organizations will collaborate on projects and education programs to benefit association and meeting professional communities. This partnership with MPI will cement both organizations' position as leaders in experience design and will focus on developing and certifying expertise among association meetings professionals in tailoring events to the needs and motivations of attendees.
“Providing opportunities for association professionals to transform society through the power of collaboration is a focus for ASAE," said Susan Robertson, CAE, interim ASAE president and CEO. "The partnership with MPI will allow members from both organizations to take advantage of educational opportunities and relationships with industry partners in the experience design space while reaching a more diverse group of association meeting planners, too."
“MPI is thrilled to share resources and best practices with the ASAE team. ASAE is the leader of the association industry,” said Paul Van Deventer, MPI president and CEO. “This collaboration promotes a larger context for business events industry professionals by combining resources and insights in ways that build on the value that we provide to our members while extending our reach. This partnership exemplifies these efforts.”
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