CMP Study Group


The Study Group:

The CMP Study Group is comprised of educational sessions exclusively focused on the study and review of CIC’s International Standards (CMP-IS), as well as the purpose of earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to become a Certified Meeting Professional. This program currently meets once a week for (8) weeks and covers the (9) different domains specified in CMP-IS defined by the CMP governing body, the Events Industry Council (EIC) 

Facilitated by local MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter CMP industry experts, each session guides participants through the Domains of the EIC CMP Handbook. Participants will gain a better understanding of the materials to help prepare for the CMP exam. Class structure is a mixture of interactive discussions, review quizzes and mock tests, group activities and relevant presentations. Other elements of the CMP Study Group that participants will benefit from include the CMP Buddy program, the CMP Panel discussion, weekly class briefings, guidance on the CMP application, general information about the exam process and a CMP exam study day.

2020 Spring Schedule:

Tuesday, January 27 – February 28 - Registration 
Thursday, February 20– CMP Class Kickoff Networking Social, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Medical City Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles, Lewisville, TX 75057

Spring class schedule (8 weeks):

March 2- April 20

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

April 6, 13, 20

Every Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (arrive 15-30 minutes before class)

April 20 and 25 – Exam personal prep weeks
May 2 – Study Day – 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. at Medical City Grand Theater
Exam schedule – May and August (throughout the month pending testing site schedule)

CREDITS: The Workshop course counts for 16 continuing education hours (two (2) clock hours per session) toward the current CMP application requirement

Registration for the CMP Study Spring 2020 Session opens January 27, 2019. Email Charlene Edwards, CMP, for more information on the spring class and fees at

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