MPINCC & you made history in 2016-2017.

Today, June 30, 2017, marks my final day as President of the history-making, record-setting, off-the-charts-amazing MPI Northern California Chapter, and the final day of this 2016-2017 program year, an epic year to Rise and Shine and Educate, Engage, IGNITE!

‘Tis the highest honour to serve as the 37th President of this United State of MPINCC, […]

Memory of the Heart: MPINCC Gala 2017 Super Stars.

“La reconnaissance est la mémoire du coeur / Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” (Jean Massieu)

Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) Annual Gala & Silent Auction at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco on 06.06.17, was a night to Celebrate. Together. the achievements of the 2016-2017 program year, a year of firsts and […]

Thanks & ever thanks: MPINCC ACE 2017 All Stars.

“I can no answer make, but thanks, and thanks, and evermore thanks.” (William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night)

Heralding heartfelt gratitude for many months and countless hours dedicated and devoted to design and deliver the Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) 29th Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) on 03.09.17, MPINCC President Marilee Sonneman, CMP, DMCP, is […]

Lead the way: MPINCC Leadership Team.

The full 2016-2017 Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) leadership team gathered for Chair/Co-Chair 101 training at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco on 06.23.16. President Marilee Sonneman, CMP, DMCP, President-Elect Lucy Giovando Watts, CMP, CMM, Director of Leadership Development Elisa Sandoval, CMP, HMCC, and Executive Director Lori Kinsey, CMP, delivered education and insight […]

Your practice field.

Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) President 2015-2016 Joey Nevin of AT&T Park (go, Giants!) fielded an all-star team on MPINCC: Your Practice Field. Inspiration highlighted the 2015-2016 program year, with the powerful message of keynote speakers at three Professional Education Programs continuing to resonate long after the applause:

* Dave Dravecky – Major […]

Glitz, glamour and stars.

Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) wrapped the 2014-2015 year with “An Evening of Glitz, Glamour and Stars” Annual Gala and Silent Auction in San Francisco on 06.04.15.

Under the direction of Gala Chair Laura Tyson, Co-Chair Thomas Murphy, Director of Special Events Zorianna Smith, CMP, DMCP, the sold-out event at the beautiful Bently […]

Explore, play, connect.

Sold out for the third straight year, the Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) Annual Gala & Silent Auction put the “F” in “fabulous!” On 06.03.13, industry professionals came together to “Explore, Play, Connect” at the brand-new Exploratorium. This stunning state-of-the-art science museum links science, arts, and human perception through 650 interactive exhibits in […]

Sip, savor, celebrate: Marilee Sonneman honored as Meeting Professional of the Year.

As Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter (MPINCC) prepares to kick off the 2012-2013 year, let’s look back at the festive and fabulous fête which closed 2011-2012.

Industry leaders sipped, savored, and celebrated at the sold-out MPINCC Annual Gala & Silent Auction at The Winery SF on Treasure Island on June 6, 2012. Kudos to […]

Simply the best.

The meeting industry’s all-star array came to celebrate and be celebrated at the sold-out-not-a-seat-left fête for Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter. The MPINCC 2010-2011 Annual Gala & Silent Auction at One Leidesdorff and Julia Morgan Ballroom on 06.08.11 was simply spectacular.

Kudos to Gala Chair Joel Costa, MBA, CMP, Co-Chair Peggy Anderson, CMP, and […]