1. Robust New CMP Standards Announced

    Meeting Professionals International (Oct 17 2011)

    1. Robust New CMP Standards Announced From the Convention Industry Council: Since the inception of the Certified Meeting Professional Program (CMP) in 1985 to designate meeting professionals as CMP certified, the Convention Industry Council has updated the meeting standards, known as the CMP Blueprint, every five years. The next iteration of updates will go into effect in January of 2012 and renames the standards as the CMP International Standards (CMP-IS). Aside from routine updates and enhancements, the CMP-IS will include internationally relevant best practices and provide a greater level of detail when describing and categorizing industry knowledge, ability and skills. Meeting professionals will see more thorough ... (Read Full Article)

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