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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. The 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 including 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.


MPI D/FW Chapter CMP Study Group

Do you have plans to take the CMP Exam in the coming months? Are you looking for a study resource to help you stay focused and to provide accountability for studying? Need help with exam preparation? Then consider registering to join the MPI D/FW Chapter CMP Study Group. While the class has pivoted to a virtual setting, the chapter is still committed to supporting industry peers who strive to obtain their CMP certification. As a result of hosting a virtual experience, the class is now open to other city MPI chapter members and non-MPI chapter members near and far.


2022 Virtual Fall Schedule To Be Announced 


CMP exam schedule – As of now, due to Covid-19, the EIC has pivoted to year-round testing with the option of test at a testing facility or at home. More updates as conditions change.

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


2022 Fall Registration Fee:

In an effort to support our industry which is facing huge challenges, registration fees have been modified to provide relief.

MPI D/FW Chapter Member registration fee - $75

Non-MPI D/FW Chapter Member or non-MPI Member registration fee - $125

Please note these fees are for the class registration and do not include the cost of the recommended EIC Manual 9th Edition, other study materials, exam application fee or exam fee.

Registration for the CMP Study Group Fall 2022 session will open soon. Email Charlene Edwards, CMP, for more information on the fall class at







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