Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Package

The Convention Industry Council launched the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)® programme in 1985 to enhance the knowledge and performance of meeting professionals, promote the status and credibility of the meeting profession, and advance uniform standards of practice.

Today, the CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam.

The CMP exam was developed and is maintained by meeting professionals from all over the world who volunteer their time to ensure that the program reflects the best practices in the meeting management field.

The CMP program aims to increase the professionalism of meeting management professionals in all sectors of the industry by:

  • Identifying a comprehensive body of knowledge in the meeting management profession
  • Promoting industry standards, practices and ethics
  • Stimulating the advancement of the art and science of meeting management
  • Increasing the value of Certified Meeting Professionals to their employers
  • Maximizing the value received from the products and services provided by CMPs

Individuals have to meet the following criteria in order to be qualified to apply for the CMP examination:

  • At least 3 years of working experience in the industry
  • Accumulate at least 25 Continuing Education (CE) Clock Hours


To facilitate the accumulation of the CE Clock Hours for CMP certification or re-certification, SACEOS is offering the following courses with approved CE Clock Hours:

  • Professional Conference Management (PCM): 24 CE Clock Hours
  • Professional Exhibition Management (PEM): 19.5 CE Clock Hours
  • Professional Events Management (PEvM): 15 CE Clock Hours
  • Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) licensed by IAEE: 6 CE Clock Hours per CEM module
  • CMP Alignment Workshop: 7 CE Clock Hours
  • SMF2017: 14 CE Clock Hours


To provide a well-rounded environment for individuals preparing to take the CMP examination, an individual can sign up for a CMP package with SACEOS which includes the following:

  • PCM course
  • CMP Alignment Workshop
  • Study Groups
  • CMP Ultimate Study Pack
  • PCMA Online Prep Course


A snapshot of how CMP package works:

CMP Journey

For more information, kindly contact secretariat@saceos.org.sg

Packages Categories Rates
CMP Package
PCM Course (Part of CMP Package)
2 - 4 April 2018
SACEOS Members

CMP Alignment Workshop
5 April 2018
SACEOS Members
CMP Package
PCM Course (Part of CMP Package)
2 - 4 April 2018

CMP Alignment Workshop
5 April 2018

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