Takeaways from CMP Advance 2024

by Mar 21, 2024

In this episode, let’s dive into the highlights from CMP Advance 2024, the go-to conference for Certified Meeting Professionals (CMPs).

Conference Rundown: CMP Advance is hosted by the Event Industry Council and took place in Toronto Canada. This conference offers a packed agenda spanning two to three days, tailored to align with CMP domains. It’s a prime opportunity for CMPs to level up their skills and connect with peers.

Key Insights:

  • AI Integration: Sean Kanungo’s keynote urges CMPs to embrace AI’s role in the industry and prepare future professionals for its impact.
  • Global Certification Impact: Panels emphasize CMP’s global reach, setting industry standards and fostering connections worldwide.
  • Focus on Mental Health: Discussions spotlight holistic wellness for both planners and attendees, recognizing the importance of self-care.
  • Strategic Planning vs. Project Management: Breakout sessions provide practical guidance on maximizing productivity and effective delegation.
  • Human Connection in Events: Sessions highlight the significance of building genuine connections and memorable experiences for attendees.
  • Networking and Community: CMP Advance offers a professional yet relaxed environment for CMPs to network, exchange insights, and build lasting relationships within the industry.
  • Continuing Education: Naomi encourages CMPs to consider CMP Advance as a valuable resource for ongoing professional development and staying ahead in the ever-evolving world of event planning.

As you navigate your journey in event planning, remember to keep CMP Advance on your radar for invaluable learning opportunities and industry connections.

Links and Resources

Wellness Wheel – Simple Tool for Well-Being
Planners on Purpose CMP Study Group

Thank you so much for listening, until next time, stay on purpose!


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