PROGRAMMES

CERTIFIED MEETING

PROFESSIONAL (CMP)

PROGRAMME

OVERVIEW

WHO
SHOULD
ATTEND

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 programme reflects the best practices in the meeting management field.

Professionals who have joined the MICE & Events industry for at least 3 years pursuing the CMP designation.

CLASS FORMAT

Online Classroom via Zoom

DURATION

1 day (Tues)

COURSE PERIOD

20 May 2022

28 October 2022

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE)

8 hours

GRANTS AVAILABLE

To Be Advise

PREREQUISITES

Meeting Professionals with:

36 total months of full-time work
experience in the meeting,
event, exhibition, hospitality and
tourism industry within the past
five years

Applicants with an associate
degree (or higher) in
hospitality/tourism/events
management field may apply
after two years of work
experience provided both were
accomplished in the past five
years

Full-time instructors who have
taught for three years in a
meeting/hospitality university
program

25 clock hours of continuing
education within the last 5
years

COURSE
OBJECTIVES

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

Maximising the value
received from the products
and services by CMPs

COURSE
PACKAGE

The Professional Conference
Management (PCM) Course
CMP Alignment Workshop, a
refresher course on key focus
areas of the CMP exam

The CMP Ultimate Study Pack,
which includes the Events
Industry Council Manual &
Professional Meeting
Management: A Guide to
Meetings, Convention, and
Events

Access to PCMA Online Prep
Course, an e-learning resource

CMP
JOURNEY

If you did not pass the exam, retest is applicable at a payment of USD 475 for the exam fees.
Sam Lay

Founding Partner
1000meetings

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Sam brings with him more than 20 years of MICE industry experience across diverse business sectors. He was the Regional Managing Director of Asia Pacific for Senior Director of Asia Pacific Meetings & Events where he was responsible for growing the MICE business in the region. Sam has led commercial teams and MICE projects operating across key markets such as China, India, Japan, Australia and Malaysia.

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FOUNDATION PROGRAMMES

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Professional
Events
Management
(PEvM) Course

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Professional
Exhibition
Management
(PEM) Course

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Professional
Conference
Management
(PCM) Course

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