The (EIC) of Washington DC, USA launched the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)® program in 1985 to enhance the knowledge and performance of meeting professionals, promote the status and credibility of the meeting and events 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 an exam.
- CMP Preferred Providers are organizations that have formally registered with the Events Industry Council and are committed to providing education that aligns with one of the 10 domains included in the CMP International Standards (CMP-IS)
- CMP Preferred Providers have the ability to load the attendance lists directly into the attendee’s CMP online profiles, making applying for the CMP exam and recertification a breeze!