Meeting Professionals International named Premier Education Provider of the 2013 World Congress Global Medical Meetings Summit

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The World Congress Global Medical Meetings Summit

World Congress and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) are proud to announce a two year agreement to co-develop several sessions at the World Congress Global Medical Meetings Summit taking place on February 28- March 1, in Philadelphia PA. The collaboration on this event will enable Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings professionals to hear from the worlds leading experts in a forum designed to maximize interactive learning.

Cindy D'Aoust, the Chief Operating Officer of Meeting Professionals International will be moderating a Key note panel discussion which will include panelists Simon Dufaur. Commercial & Operations Director at GCO, Karen Vander Ploeg, Director, Travel, Meetings & Conventions for Daiichi Sankyo and Alice Woychik, Executive Director for Shared Business Solutions for Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation.

MPI will also be organizing two educational sessions: The Case for Measurement — Gaining Stakeholder Commitment and Measuring the Business Value of Your Meetings as well as a MPI Educational Presentation — The Future of Meetings – Flash Forward 2030. Each opportunity has been carefully crafted to ensure key learning outcomes are met.

“We are thrilled to have MPI join us as a partner for the 2013 and 2014 Summits. Cindy and her team have an impressive dedication to the meetings industry. They will bring a strategic vision and drive towards excellence to the Summit,” said Courtney Richman, Senior Vice President, World Congress. Cindy D'Aoust, Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO of Meeting Professionals International added, “I am excited about this innovative partnership with World Congress. It allows both our organizations to share our unique knowledge, training, professional development and marketplace opportunities which can only help us to increase our industry relevance and deliver enhanced value to our community”.

There are still a number of attendance and sponsorship opportunities available for The World Congress Global Executive Summit on Medical Meetings, which will be held 02/28 – 03/01, 2013 at the Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia, PA for more information visit

About World Congress
World Congress, the leading global provider of finance, health care, pharmaceutical, marketing, and legal conferences, forges communities by convening senior executives to connect, collaborate and engage. We produce the premier industry forums that generate content that matters while fostering connections between attendees that provide the lasting benefits.

About MPI:
Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s largest and most vibrant global community helps our members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 21,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide. For additional information, visit

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