October 2017 Print

Board Member Exposé

Debbie Hughes, CMP

VP of Finance


Debbie Hughes hails from the Fenton area and received her BBA from Western Michigan University. Prior to her current position, her background was strictly accounting, up thru the level of controller. It was a little too “in the box” for her so a change was needed. Since 2011, Debbie has worked as an event coordinator for the Michigan District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. It is here that she has found her passion, planning upwards of 30 events per year of various sizes and complexities. Debbie is currently serving on the board as VP of Finance, has served as Director or Regional Conference prior to this. She earned her CMP in 2015 and received the President’s Award of Excellence in 2014 and Member of the Year in 2017 She lives in Fenton with her husband Moe, and has two daughters, both college students at EMU, ,Tiffani and Ashleigh.


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Save The Date

December Signature Series

December 05, 2017

10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Birch Run Expo Center
11600 N Beyer Rd
Birch Run, MI 48415

More details to follow!

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Register Now for GLES!

Save the Date and REGISTER NOW for the 4th Annual Annual Great Lakes Education Summit! 

November 12 - 14, 2017

Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre
Indianapolis, IN

The 4th Annual Great Lakes Education Summit, to be hosted by MPI Chapters of Indiana, Michigan & Wisconsin, boasts outstanding educational programs along with networking opportunities for its attendees. This one of a kind regional event is coordinated and organized by our three dedicated chapters. With the involvement and influence of the chapters' leaders, this annual conference will grow not only into a successful event that offers great educational programs, but one that also offers a fantastic network of industry professionals. This network will be a tremendous value to members of the host chapters along with other attendees throughout the region.



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New Sponsorship and Advertisting Opportunities!

Now is the time to BUY MPI Michigan Chapter! To find out more about strategic partnerships and advertising opportunities, visit http://mpimichapter.org/images/downloads/2017_2018_sponsorship_catalog.pdf

Why buy? With 50 percent planner members in its membership, you are directly hitting your market. MPI Michigan Chapter is a prominent association for professional meeting planners and suppliers.

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Membership Information

Monthly Renewal Drawing for October 2017

Renewal Drawings:  www.mpiweb.org/renew

Are you up for renewal this month? Renew your MPI membership before the end of June and you will be entered into a drawing for one of THREE great prizes. The winner will pick one! Renew today!

  • 6 month extended membership
  • Complimentary CMP Study Kit  (valued at $312)
  • Receive $200 off any MPI Professional Development Certificate Program

Benefits of Membership:


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