June 2018 Print

Board Member Exposé


Julie Crowgey, CMP


Julie Crowgey, CMP, is the event coordinator for the Office of University Outreach and Engagement at Michigan State University. Julie graduated in 2004 from Michigan State University with a degree in Hospitality Business and she earned her designation as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and became a Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau Certified Tourism Ambassador in 2011.

Julie plans and implements events that range in size from five to over 600 attendees. She coordinates and assists efforts to plan and implement University Outreach and Engagement events, such as the MSU Science Festival, the Michigan Science Olympiad Annual State Tournament Awards Ceremony, and the annual World Usability Day (with Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting).

Julie is an active member of Meeting Professionals International Michigan Chapter and has served as the director of monthly meetings, the chair of the Annual Education Conference, and joined the board of directors as the Director of Education, followed by two years as the Vice President of Finance, and the last year as President-Elect. Julie is honored to serve as the MPI Michigan Chapter President for the 2018-2019 year.

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Celebration! 2018



Tuesday, June 12, 2018


5:30 PM – 6:30 PM - Registration

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Dinner & Awards Program


We look forward to seeing you at Celebration! this evening!

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Membership Information

Refer a friend and SAVE!

MPI Membership Pays Off! Refer a friend to MPI and you both save $$$! Friends waive the $50 application fee while YOU save $25 off your next membership renewal.

Monthly Renewal Drawing for June 2018

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

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RISE Award Nomination

We are proud that one of our own Michigan MPI members was nominated and was a finalist for an MPI RISE Award. Congratulations to Debbie Hughes for your nomination! Debbie Hughes hails from the Fenton area and received her BBA from Western Michigan University. 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. 

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Thank you for your participation!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual MPI Member Satisfaction Survey in March. Congratulations to our winners: Dawn Barth, Patti Ingleson, and Becky LaHaie. Each won a fabulous overnight stay experience from Michigan MPI member properties!

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