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Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)

Interested in achieving your Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation? The MPI Oregon Chapter provides education for the clock hours you need in order to apply, scholarships to help you pay for the application, books and testing fees, as well as offers study group sessions to prepare.

For more information about the CMP designation, exam specifics, application deadlines and fees, please visit the Events Industry Council (EIC) website.


Upcoming CMP Exam Dates

Since August 2020, CMP candidates now have the option to take the exam from their homes via remote proctoring. In-center testing remains available as well. The certification exams are now offered year-round rather than only during set windows as was done in the past.





Contact the CMP Study Group Committee if you have questions.


MPI Oregon CMP Study Group Program


MPI Oregon offers CEU validation for qualifying programs attended, CMP 101 orientations for those wanting to find out more about the certification, and a bi-annual CMP Study Group for those preparing to take the exam.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The MPI Oregon CEU form may be downloaded to validate programs attended.

CMP 101 Orientation

Join us for one of our FREE CMP 101 Orientations. The orientations are conducted via Zoom from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Come prepared to get your questions answered about what it takes to earn your CMP.

Dates and registration for UPCOMING CMP 101 orientations coming soon!



CMP Study Group

Open to anyone planning to take the CMP exam, the CMP Study Group is a ten-week program which meets weekly for one hour via Zoom.  The sessions are typically held Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 pm PST, however final day and time for the study group sessions will be determined based on participant availability.  The last two study sessions are an extended 1.5-hour exam cram sessions.

Guided by MPI Oregon CMP certified leaders, the study group covers all domains and skills contained in the CMP International Standards (CMP-IS) outlined in the syllabus. In addition, candidates will take quizzes based upon the content of the CMP-IS. This series of regular infusions of knowledge will better prepare you throughout the months leading up to the exam and help you stay on track with your studying.

Registration fees for ten-week study group are $75 for members and $125 for non-members. The member rate is available to MPI members from any chapter.

The above registration fee entitles you to full participation in all 10 classes, all practice quizzes and class materials, and access to a network of CMPs who donate their time serving as speakers to help you prepare for the CMP exam. Prior to beginning the study group, participants must have purchased required EIC reading materials.

UPCOMING CMP Study Group Dates:

2024 Spring Study Group - Dates coming soon



The CMP-HC Subspecialty

In 2014, the Convention Industry Council launched the Certified Meeting Professional healthcare subspecialty (CMP-HC) program to address the needs of a growing segment of CMPs who manage the production of meetings in the healthcare industry.  Those seeking this certification must first pass the CMP exam. Interested in finding out more? Please click the button below.




Certification in Meeting Management (CMM)

The Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) program is an intensive study program that offers a customized, participatory training program from university professors associated with renowned Darden School of Business from the University of Virginia. These esteemed professors instruct on topics critical for managers to master, including risk mitigation, business analytics and compliance, and strategic negotiation.  The certificate is granted by Meeting Professionals International.  For complete details, please click the button below.





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