Organizations for meeting professionals
Meeting Professionals International, Potomac chapter
MPI Potomac includes meeting and event industry professionals in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Association manager: Melissa Benowitz, (301) 948-4600 or [email protected]
Meeting Professionals International, Virginia chapter
MPI Virginia members include planners, hotel representatives and other meeting professionals in Charlottesville, Eastern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Richmond and Roanoke.
Chapter administrator: LaShawn Maloy, (757) 550-2292 or [email protected]
2019-20 chapter president: Brittany Alger, (757) 771-4844 or [email protected]
Society of Government Meeting Professionals, National Capital chapter
SGMP members are meeting professionals who plan events for federal, state and local government agencies and entities, although members don’t have to be full-time government employees. The National Capital chapter covers the greater Washington, D.C., area, including Northern Virginia.
2019-20 chapter president: Melissa Woodruff, [email protected]
Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Old Dominion chapter
The Old Dominion chapter of SGMP covers government meeting planners in the commonwealth of Virginia.
Chapter president: Velma Ballard, [email protected]
Communications: Chris Bunting, [email protected]