Kansas City President & CEO named to Meetings Professional International (MPI) Board of Directors
Rob Adams, Bishop-McCann CEO, will serve a two-year term on board of the world’s largest meeting and event industry association
Meetings Professional International (MPI), the world’s largest meeting and event industry association, appointed Kansas City-based Rob Adams to its 2019 International Board of Directors for a two-year term. Adams is President and CEO of Bishop-McCann, a worldwide leader in the meetings, incentive programs and events industry. Bishop-McCann lists top brands among its clients, including McDonalds, Verizon and Hallmark. Bishop-McCann retains a network of employees and suppliers around the world, with corporate headquarters Kansas City and offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Minneapolis.
“MPI is well known in the industry for cultivating top talent for its prestigious Board of Directors, and I’m honored to join this group of leaders,” Adams said. “Together, we can raise awareness of the extreme value meeting and events can have on business growth.”
Adams has more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and proven leader. Prior to his time at Bishop-McCann, he was an executive at Microsoft. Adams is also an active member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) International, a global network of young chief executives with 24,000 members from 130 countries.
Bishop-McCann is sought after across the globe for its ability to connect with, educate, engage and inspire its audiences by creating unique experiences that grow its clients’ business. The Bishop-McCann team conducts all aspects of meeting and incentive travel planning, from hotel sourcing and air travel, to keynote speakers, event entertainment and experiential marketing.
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.
Bishop-McCann is one of the industry leaders in producing meetings, incentive programs and events worldwide. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Minneapolis and New York, Bishop-McCann’s mission statement – We Create Joy