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MGPG Events, Inc. is a leading Chicago-based communications firm that services both local and national clients in event planning and production, experiential marketing and public relations.

We offer 33 years of experience and expertise in creating and executing powerful events dedicated to producing the desired results. As a leading events firm, we specialize in superior client service, attention to detail and the ability to effectively connect clients to their targeted audiences. MGPG Events, Inc. holds the MBE, WBE, DBE and FBE certification status with the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois.



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Merry Green is the President of MGPG Events, Inc. and the Creator & Founder of “The Black Women’s Expo” in Chicago, the nation’s longest running empowerment exposition for the African American consumer. Since 1995, MGPG Events, Inc., a boutique firm headquartered in the City of Chicago, has specialized in Event Planning & Production, Experiential Marketing and Public Relations for an expansive list of clients. Merry has an extensive background and expertise in community relations and outreach, creating effective public relations campaigns, and producing special events specifically targeting the African American community.

Over the past 20 years, MGPG Events has created and executed the following events and community outreach campaigns as follows: V103’s Expo for Today’s Black Woman, The Chicago Football Classic, Real Men Cook, Tavis Smiley’s Blacks in Technology Conference, RTA’s Transportation Symposium, League of Black Women’s National Leadership Conference, City of Chicago/Riverwalk Planning Charrette, City of Evanston/Focus Group Meetings, Chicago Defender’s Annual Events /Pastor’s Salute, Women of Excellence & Newsmakers Gala, The Community Builders, Lion Apparel, and Bishop T.D. Jakes’ “Family Expo” at Megafest, to name a few.

Before launching MGPG Events, Inc., Merry worked in both television and radio. She became the first African American Assistant Program Director for the ABC-network affiliate in Rochester, New York, WOKR-TV and in 1984 she joined NBC – Channel 5 as the Administrator of Community Programs producing local community affairs.

From NBC, Merry became a Producer for the nationally-syndicated Ebony Jet Showcase, a top-rated program produced by Johnson Publishing Company in 1986. She later moved to radio and became the Promotions & Marketing Director for WVAZ-FM (V103 radio) where she was known for the creation and production of unique marketing/promotions campaigns and special events to increase the listener-base and attract additional corporate clients, most notably the “Expo for Today’s Black Woman,” the first radio-generated USO tour, “The Transatlantic Jam” to England and West Germany, and “The World’s Largest Steppers Contest” an African American dance phenomenon for Anheuser-Busch.