June 2018 – 41st Annual Awards of Excellence Gala

June 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


We invite you to join us on June 28, 2018, at Venue Forty50, where we will recognize the members who have made an impact on your chapter. Watch for more information coming soon!


  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm – Presidents Reception (by invitation only)
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Reception and silent auction, green screen, photos and fun!
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm – Annual awards gala




Sponsors – THANK YOU!
VENUE – www.venueforty50.com
FOOD – www.venueforty50.com
AV – www.psav.com
DESSERT – www.dandelioncheesecakes.com
BEVERAGE- www.hdliquidcatering.com
MC – Master of Ceremonies Steven Foster – www.foster-fathom.com
LIGHTING – www.spacelightingoftexas.com
MUSIC – www.jordankahnmusiccompany.com
GENERAL SPONSOR – pyrotex.com
LINEN – www.amlinenrental.com
FURNITURE – www.beautifuleventrentals.com
PHOTOGRAPHY – www.jimwoodsphotography.com
GREEN SCREEN – www.gladtowerliveproductions.com
CENTERPIECES – Mmspecialevents.com
President-elect LOGO DESIGN – www.beeskneescustomdesign.com

PRINTING/EVENT PROGRAMS – Sponsorship open! Email Cori at cori@conferencesdesigned.com if interested!


The Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum hotel (1 mile from Venue Forty50) has extended a discounted rate of $109 plus tax for anyone who would like to stay the night. Guests can make their reservation by clicking the link below.
Hotel Reservations link


Gala Planning Team
Cori Dossett, CEM, CMP, Vice President of Education and Events
Stephanie Brouillette, CMP, Chapter Director of Education and Events
Cassie Poss, CMP, Chapter Director of Education and Events
Erin Shirley, Gala Chair
Elizabeth Chandler, Gala Awards Co-chair
Trent Culler, Gala Awards Co-chair
Erin Lucia, President
Paige Mejia, President-elect
Charlene Edwards, CMP, Gala Registration Chair
Peg Wolschon, CMP, Gala Program Book Chair
Stephanie Jayko, Gala Entertainment Chair


MPI Member: $50
Non-Member: $75
Non-Industry Guest: $50
Student: $25
Lifetime Member: Complimentary
Table of 10: $450