In this installment of “Lessons from Leaders,” host Mike Lyons speaks with Paul Van Deventer. For the past seven years, Paul has been the President and CEO of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest meetings industry association in the world.

Van Deventer talks about his career start, the choices he made along the way and what advice he has for professionals aspiring to reach the C-Suite. He also comments on the resiliency of the meetings industry as it faces its greatest challenge in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

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