Planner of the Year Award

This award recognizes planners who have demonstrated commitment and actively support MPI-Oregon, the meetings industry, and their community.

Qualifications: Must be an active member in good standing (no student or subscriber members) for two years or more, and cannot have received this award in the last two years. Regular attendance (association manager will verify) to MPI-Oregon meetings is a plus, but not required, so as not to penalize members who live a distance from the meeting locations.

Candidate will be evaluated by:

  • Contributions to MPI-Oregon including chapter and committee participation, meeting attendance, and office/positions held overall, from this past year as well as contributions overall from years of membership
  • Professional/career advancement, including candidate's industry work history, certifications, and continuing professional education
  • Services provided to the community and the industry
  • Published written works and/or speaking engagements
  • Professional recognition in the industry and in civic organizations

Click here for nominations form.

Supplier of the Year Award

This award recognizes suppliers who have demonstrated commitment and actively support MPI-Oregon, the meetings industry, and their community.

Qualifications: Must be an active member in good standing (no student or subscriber members) for two years or more, and cannot have received this award in the last two years. Regular attendance (association manager will verify) to MPI-Oregon meetings is a plus, but not required, so as not to penalize members who live a distance from the meeting locations.

Candidate will be evaluated by:

  • Contributions to MPI-Oregon including chapter and committee participation, meeting attendance, and office/positions held overall, from this past year as well as contributions overall from years of membership
  • Professional/career advancement, including candidate's industry work history, certifications, and continuing professional education
  • Services provided to the community and the industry
  • Published written works and/or speaking engagements
  • Professional recognition in the industry and in civic organizations

Click here for nominations form.

Mentor of the Year Award

This award recognizes planners and suppliers who display the unique ability to lead, guide and teach others with enthusiasm. This person is someone who you can turn to for advice and support.

Qualifications: Member in good standing. Student and subscriber members are eligible.

  • Actively involved in MPI-Oregon and the community
  • Makes every effort to mentor people, and is someone whom members can turn to for advice and support
  • Demonstrates and maintains exemplary communication between existing and new members
  • Upholds the standard of the organization
  • Professional recognition in the industry and in civic organizations

Click here for nominations form.

Torchlight Award

This award recognizes new members who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and actively support MPI-Oregon.

Qualifications: Member in good standing for 36 months or more (collectively) and cannot have received this award in the last two years. Student and subscriber members are eligible. Regular attendance (association manager will verify) to MPI-Oregon meetings is a plus, but not required, so as not to penalize members who live a distance from the meeting locations.

  • Actively involved in one or more MPI-Oregon committees
  • Exemplifies a strong commitment to MPI-Oregon by their actions
  • Demonstrates and maintains exemplary communication between existing and new members
  • Upholds the standard of the organization

Click here for nominations form.

Rising Star Award

This award recognizes new members who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and actively support MPI-Oregon.

Qualifications: Member in good standing for less than 36 months and cannot have received this award previously.

Student and subscriber members are eligible. Regular attendance (association manager will verify) to MPI-Oregon meetings is a plus, but not required, so as not to penalize members who live a distance from the meeting locations.

  • Actively involved in one or more MPI-Oregon committees
  • Exemplifies a strong commitment to MPI-Oregon by their actions
  • Demonstrates and maintains exemplary communication between existing and new members
  • Upholds the standard of the organization

Click here for nominations form.