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Minnesota Associations and Organizations

meetingpages is a proud member of the local chapters of ILEA, MPI, Associations North and SGMP. Other industry organizations include:

AMC Institute

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Association for Talent Development - Lake Superior Chapter

Association for Talent Development - Greater Twin Cities Chapter

Association for Talent Development - North Dakota Chaper

Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI)

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Associations North

Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA)

Club Management Association of America (CMAA)

Destinations International

Event Management Courses and Certifications Online

Events Industry Council

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Association (EACA)

Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP)

Global Business Travel Association | North Central Chapter (GBTANCC)

Hospitality Minnesota

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI Minnesota)

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

International Association of Conference Centers (IACC)

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

International Live Events Association - Minnesota Chapter

Meeting Professionals International - Minnesota Chapter

Minnesota Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (MACVB)

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce (MCC)

Minnesota Employment and Economic Development (MEED)

National Association for Catering and Events - Twin Cities Chapter

National Speakers Association (NSA)

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)

Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI)

Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Society of Government Meeting Professionals Northern Lights Chapter

Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE)


Certified Special Events Planner (CSEP) The CSEP designation is awarded by the International Live Events Association (ILEA) and its Certification Committee.

Events Industry Council’s: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Individuals who are currently employed in meeting management have the opportunity to pursue continuing education, increase their industry involvement, and gain industry-wide recognition by achieving the CMP designation.

Events Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) The Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) is an initiative of the Events Industry Council that promotes development and implementation of industry-wide accepted practices to create and enhance efficiency throughout the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.