CMP Certification Course
The Event Resources Group (formerly EMC Event Courses) is a
CMP Preferred Provider.
The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating.
WHAT IS THE CMP?
The CMP program is accredited by the Convention Industry Council which has the seal of approval from over 30 International event & hospitality associations including ILEA (International Events Association) and the MPI (Meetings Professionals International) here in the UK. For a full list of CIC member organisations, go to ConventionIndustry.org.
The CMP is the foremost certification of the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry; and the program recognizes individuals who have achieved the industry’s highest standard of professionalism. Established in 1985, the CMP credential benefits meeting professionals through:
- Recognition :
As the premier industry certification, the CMP distinguishes holders as career professionals who have demonstrated a high level of experience, skill, and knowledge.
- Competitive Advantage :
The designation conveys credibility to a meeting professional’s opinions and ideas, both at work and in the greater meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.
- Peer Acceptance :
CMPs are immediately recognized by other CMPs as fellow professionals committed to the advancement of the profession.
- Salary Enhancement :
CMPs can use the certification as a competitive advantage when it comes to negotiating salaries and other business.
- Personal Achievement :
After passing a rigorous application and examination process, CMPs express a profound sense of personal achievement at finally being regarded as the exceptionally skilled professional they are.
- Commitment :
Successful completion of the certification process conveys that the certified meeting professional is committed and goal driven in their career.
For fee and application information, please visit the Convention Industry Councils website or email at [email protected]