The MPI Event Management Awards focus on recognizing the excellence within our chapter. Only MPI Greater Edmonton Chapter members are eligible to nominate themselves or other MPI members. The EMAs Awards Gala will take place on June 20, 2018 at the Sutton Place Hotel (tickets available soon). 

Nominations for 2018 are now open and are due no later than May 11, 2018!

Planner of the Year

The Planner of the Year Award recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to the chapter and the meeting industry and is an exemplary representative of our profession. This individual strives for excellence, and exhibits professionalism, and dedication to further enhance the value of the Meetings & Events Industry. This individual has a history of performing as a role model for other planners as well as his/her achievements in the meeting industry.

Mentor of the Year

The Mentor of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has shown outstanding involvement. They display "Future Vision" through mentoring, coaching, and otherwise sharing of expertise. This award is presented to an active member of the MPI Greater Edmonton Chapter who has made a notable contribution to the success of the industry through active involvement with the chapter and has contributed to the professional growth of his/her peers. They have selflessly displayed their willingness to support, educate, and otherwise further the mentee(s) growth and are someone people can rely on for lending a helping hand.

Supplier of the Year - A/V Services

The Supplier of the Year Award - A/V Services recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to the chapter and the meeting industry and is an exemplary representative of our profession. This individual strives for excellence, exhibits professionalism, and dedication to further enhance the value of MPI members. This individual has a history of performing as a role model for other suppliers as well as his/her colleagues in the meeting industry. They are the pioneers in pushing the industry forward and are instrumental in the introduction of new products and techniques. The supplier also demonstrates flexibility and a "working together/collaboration" attitude.

Supplier of the Year - Design Services

The Supplier of the Year - Design Services Award recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to the chapter and the meeting industry and is an exemplary representative of our profession. This individual strives for excellence, exhibits professionalism, and dedication to further enhance the value of MPI members. This individual has a history of performing as a role model for other suppliers as well as his/her colleagues in the meeting industry. 

They show constant innovation in their designs to tailor to their client and their vision and are able respond quickly to their changing requirements.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes an individual that is new to the chapter (or new to chapter involvement within the past 3 years) has made outstanding contributions to the chapter and the meetings and hospitality industry. This individual shows promise as a future leader in the industry or in the chapter, and through commitment and willingness to devote his/her energy will enhance the value of the chapter and the industry as a whole.

Future Leader Award

The Future Leader Award recognizes an individual of 30 years of age or younger with 5 or less years of professional experience and has made outstanding contributions to the meetings and hospitality industry. This individual shows superlative potential as a future leader in the industry and in the chapter. Their commitment and willingness to devote his/her energy to enhance the value of the chapter and the industry as a whole is commendable.