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EIC Welcomes 92 New CMPs

Events Industry Council logoThe Events Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional program is recognized around the world as a badge of excellence in the events industry. EIC announced 92 professionals earned their CMP or CMP-Healthcare designation in September 2020. View the full list here.

The program was launched by EIC in 1985. EIC initiated the CMP-HC subspecialty in 2014. Both provide continuing education, increase professionalism, and enhance career opportunities 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 CMPs to their employers
  • Maximizing the value received from the products and services provided by CMPs

EIC expanded testing options in 2020, including year-round testing and remote proctoring, as part of ongoing efforts to support industry professionals seeking to earn this designation.

More than 11,000 meeting professionals from 40 nations hold the CMP or CMP-HC designation. For more info, visit

The Events Industry Council’s more than 30 member organizations represent over 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the events industry. The Events Industry Council’s vision is to be the global champion for event professionals and event industry excellence. It promotes high standards and professionalism in the events industry with the Certified Meeting Professional program and signature program activities. The CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the events industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education and a rigorous exam. The four signature programs—Sustainability and Social Impact, Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX), Knowledge and Leadership—represent the key initiatives, assets, services and products for the Events Industry Council. Learn more online at

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