Meeting Professionals International (MPI) raised $111,467 during its World Education Congress (WEC) that was held in Orlando July 23-26. These funds were raised during its Players Golf Tournament; The Big Deal, a poker tournament; Rendezvous, a networking event; and its Silent Auction. The funds will be invested in research, grants, scholarships, and other resources for industry advancement. MPI reports that its foundation currently raises more funds than any other industry foundation. It raised $1.5 million last year.