Meeting Professionals International – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter (MPI AZ) recently recognized its members who went above and beyond to volunteer for the chapter. Winners include: 

“Planner of the Year” 

Julie Wong, CMP | The Event Concierge 

“Supplier of the Year” 

Melanie Volkers, CHSE |The Hermosa Inn & LON’s 

“Sponsor of the Year” 

Flagstaff CVB 

“Rising Star Award” 

Donna Robinson, CMP| Independent Planner 

 “Host Venue of the Year” 

Little America Flagstaff 

“Committee of the Year” 

EduCon | Katie Dreifus, Chair 

“Edward E. Scannell Award” 

David Rosenbaum, CHME | CIVANA Carefree 

“Chapter Achievement Award” 

Rowan Pickering | Event Team, Inc. 

“President’s Achievement Award” 

Becky Bulkley | MPI – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter 

“I am so incredibly proud of all of our award winners. Their hard work, passion, dedication and love for our chapter is the common thread and what makes them the superstars they are. My heartfelt congratulations to all of them,” said 2017-18 MPI AZ President Lee Smith, HMCC. 

The 300-member Meeting Professionals International – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter (MPI AZ) was established in 1979. Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. Founded in 1972, MPI provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including more than 17,000 engaged members and its Plan Your Meetings audience. It has more than 90 chapters and clubs in 19 countries.