Requirements to Getting Your Certified Meeting Professional Designation (CMP)

by Aug 2, 2023

Getting your Certified Meeting Professional certification and designation is a big decision, and I want you to know all about the requirements. This episode will focus on providing you with why you should move forward with getting your cmp, the benefits, and the requirements.

  • To learn more about the specific requirements to apply for the Certified Meeting Professional Designation, go to
  • The CMP aims to set the standard of experience for event professionals in the industry.
  • The structure, process, and certification have maintained their designation for over 30+ years.
  • 98% of Certified Event Professionals maintain their CMP’s after initial certification.
  • In order to get your CMP you have to have applicable education and experience in the event profession and pass the Certified Meeting Professional exam.
  • The application process requires a fee and a brief waiting period for acceptance.
  • All of the experience and education on your application is checked thoroughly to ensure the integrity of the program.
  •  Once approved, you can move forward to schedule your appointment for the exam within 1-year.

Links and Resources

Events Industry Council
Planners on Purpose CMP Study Group


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