MPI and Indiana University announce spring CMM graduating class

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MPI and Indiana University announce spring CMM graduating class

By Meeting Professionals International | Aug 5, 2021

MPI and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, recently presented the distinguished Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) to 26 meeting and travel professionals from the CMM Spring 2021 Cohort.

The CMM is a comprehensive executive education program for meeting, event, and travel professionals. Acquiring a CMM certification represents the premier designation for distinguished meeting professionals and has become the business standard of excellence.

MPI began its collaboration in June of 2018 with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and the Department of Tourism, Conventions & Event Management to optimize the Certificate in Meeting Management program, which packs the highlights of a world-class graduate degree program into an immersive four-day training course, followed by 14 weeks of advanced-level online coursework and a final project focused on solving a real-world, work-based problem.

“The spring 2021 cohort has been tenacious in their pursuit of this advanced education. In talking with Indiana University faculty, they shared that this has been one of the most prolific and driven cohorts to date. We are incredibly proud of their accomplishment in completing the CMM program and cannot wait to see the tremendous impact they will have on our industry” says Nancy Snowden, Manager of Educational Experiences. 

MPI is currently accepting applications for the Fall CMM program, which will be its first in-person session since the onset of the pandemic. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 30, 2021.

Listed below are the Spring graduates. With the addition of this class, there are now a total of 1,444 holders worldwide.

CMM Certificate Recipients

Angela Baer, CMP | Metamora, IL

Dany Caicco, CMP | Red Deer, Alberta

Carmel Rose Caporale, CMP | Haddonfield, NJ

Caitlin Frank, CMP | San Diego, CA

Dawn Georgalas | New Windsor, NY

Kelly Joy | Durham, NC

Mary Koloski | West Allis, WI

Berenice Lai, CMP, DES | San Mateo, CA

Melissa Lembke | Washington, D.C.

Cynthia MacDonald, CMP | Ontario, Canada

Mary Susan Milbourne | Swarthmore, PA

Carla Sofia Lameiro Rodrigues | Queluz, Portugal



Meeting Professionals International

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. The organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including nearly 14,000 engaged members. It has It has nearly 70 chapters, clubs and members in more than 75 countries worldwide. "When we meet, we change the world."