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.

Meeting professionals, both planners and
suppliers pursuing the CMP designation.

CLASS FORMAT

Online Classroom via Zoom

DURATION

1 day (Tues)

COURSE PERIOD

30 November 2021

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 pas the exam at first try, retest is applicable with a payment of USD450 for exam fees.

WEE MIN ONG, CMP

Vice President,
Conventions and Exhibitions
MARINA BAY SANDS

CMP Governing Commission  
Events Industry Council (EIC)

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

As Vice President of Conventions & Exhibitions, Wee Min is responsible for the success of the Sands Expo & Convention Centre and the 3,600 events held annually at the main Meetings and Tradeshow venue in Singapore. 

Prior to joining Marina Bay Sands, Wee Min last served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Suntec Singapore where he oversaw all commercial activities, operations and strategic development for both Suntec Singapore as well as Suntec International (An international venue management consultancy firm that serves convention & exhibition facilities globally).

Wee Min was the overall industry lead for the successful planning and execution of the Annual Meetings of the Governors of the World Bank & IMF (2006), the International BAR Association (2007), APEC Leaders’ Week (2009) and the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. Wee Min represents Singapore at various international tradeshows and works closely with international associations to position Singapore as a premier destination for global events.  

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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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