MPI Vanessa Cotton Scholarship open for submissions

MPI UK & Ireland has revealed the fourth annual MPI Vanessa Cotton Scholarship is open for submissions.
Created in honour of UK event industry veteran Vanessa Cotton, the scholarship recognises the industry’s brightest and most ambitious students graduating from events management degrees and supports them in their first steps in to the meetings and events industry.
The MPI Vanessa Cotton Scholarship will award at least one student an all-expenses paid trip to EMEC, the MPI European Meetings and Events Conference, to be held in Krakow on the 1-3 February 2015.
“Vanessa was one of the founder members of the UK and Ireland Chapter of MPI,” said Jane Baker, VP of Education for the MPI UK&I Chapter. “The scholarship is a unique opportunity to empower student members who have the drive and passion to make their mark in the events industry.
“In Vanessa’s memory we are rewarding a student who has demonstrated outstanding communication skills and a strong desire for personal development. We will be announcing the winner of the scholarship at EIBTM.”
Judges this year include Robert Quayle from Astra Zeneca, Fay Sharpe from Zibrant, Viki Stapleton from Schroders, Jane Hague from Excel London, Karen Walters from Eventful Connections and Kim Myhre from FreemanXP.
Do you have a news story for CN? Email: Zoe Vernor

Paul Colston


Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

Up Next

Related Posts