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Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) Learning Programme

About the Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM)

The Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) designation is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibition and event management arena. It was first created in 1975 to raise professional standards in the event industry and it continues to be the premier mark of professional achievement.

The CEM designation accommodates short and long-term career goals with education that can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests. The designation is obtained by completion of nine modules offered in classroom format. The CEM Learning Programme is offered in the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, Dubai, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Recertification is required every three years after the initial program is completed to maintain the certification1.

Upon completion of each CEM module, participants are awarded 06 Continuous Education (CE) clock hours. These hours can be used in either the Application or Recertification processs of the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) programme.


Module Dates

29 - 30 November 2017, Singapore

 

Module Facilitator

Chandran Nair
General Manager, SingEx Holdings

 

Modules Outline

  1. Security, Risk & Crisis Management Module (29 Nov 2017)
    • Recognize the importance of risk assessment and management related to exhibitions and events
    • Understand the differences between a crisis and an emergency
    • Identify the risk management tools used to manage potential crises, emergencies and perils related to exhibitions and events
    • Compare and contrast crisis planning versus reacting to a crisis
    • Identify the security needs of an exhibition and event
    • Identify the essential elements in a Request for Proposal for a security vendor
    • Evaluate responses to a Security Request for Proposal in order to hire a competent security contractor
    • Understand and differentiate between the different types of event- related insurance
    • Identify and analyze potential crisis situations within an exhibition and event
    • Recognize the importance of emergency management and preparedness
    • Understand the basic elements of a crisis management plan

  2. Selecting Service Contractor Module (30 Nov 2017)
    • Understand when to outsource
    • Identify different types of service contractors and available services
    • Articulate how local labor regulations impact exhibitions
    • Describe the role of the official service contractor
    • Develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) and select a vendor
    • Explain the basic elements of a service contract
    • Explain how the relationship between the show organizer and various contractors is managed
    • Managing and motivating a project management team

 

Module Fees

Purchase of Individual Module(s)

SACEOS Members: SGD 428.00 nett per module

Non-Members: SGD 513.60 nett per module 

 

Purchase of a Full 9-module Package

SACEOS Members: SGD 3,466.80 nett

Non-Members: SGD 4,160.15 nett 

 

Members Access code is required during registration in order for registrant to enjoy the members' rates. Click here to verify if your organisation is a current member of SACEOS. Members may email secretariat@saceos.org.sg to retrieve the members access code.

 

Funding Available

  • e2i Professional Development Grant

The e2i Professional Development Grant funds up to SGD 105.00 per CEM module per eligible course participant. Only applies to Singaporeans/PRs. Only available for a limited period of time.

 

Other Module Dates

  • 4 December 2017: Exhibition & Event Sales Fundamentals Module
  • 5 March 2018: Conference & Meetings Management Module
  • 6 March 2018: Floor Plan Development Module
  • 7 March 2018: Facilities & Site Selection Module
  • 21 May 2018: Strategic Planning & Management Module
  • 22 May 2018: Event Marketing Module
  • 23 May 2018: Event Operations Module
  • 13 August 2018: Exhibition & Event Sales Fundamentals Module
  • 14 August 2018: Security, Risk & Crisis Management Module
  • 15 August 2018: Selecting Service Contractors Module

 

For any assistance, please contact the Secretariat at secretariat@saceos.org.sg or +65 9732 3941.

 

1Recertification would only apply to participants who commence his/her CEM journey from 1 January 2018 onwards.

Packages Categories Rates
Security, Risk & Crisis Management Module
SRCM Module Date
29 November 2017
SACEOS Members
400.00
Selecting Service Contractors Module
SSC Module Date
30 November 2017
SACEOS Members
400.00
Purchase of Full CEM Package
9-Module Package (2017 - 2018: #2)
29 November 2017 - 23 May 2018
SACEOS Members
3,240.00
Security, Risk & Crisis Management Module
SRCM Module Date
29 November 2017
Non-Members
480.00
Selecting Service Contractors Module
SSC Module Date
30 November 2017
Non-Members
480.00
Purchase of Full CEM Package
9-Module Package (2017 - 2018: #2)
29 November 2017 - 23 May 2018
Non-Members
3,888.00

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Phone: +65 9732 3941

General/Course Enquiries: secretariat@saceos.org.sg

Events Enquiries: events@saceos.org.sg

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