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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, specific exam dates, application deadlines and fees, please visit the Events Industry Council (EIC) website.


Upcoming CMP Exam Dates

August 1-31, 2020
November 1─30, 2020
January 1-31, 2021          



Contact the CMP Study Group Committee if you have questions.

Anne Hallinan, CMP


MPI Oregon CMP Study Group Program

The CMP study group is open to anyone planning 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 a FREE CMP 101 Orientation. The orientation is a webinar from 12:00 – 1:00 pm (so there is no hassle driving somewhere or trying to find a parking spot).


2020 Fall Study Group, September 2 - October 28, 2020,  Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Zoom.

Click here to register!


CMP Study Group

The study group is a ten-week program, which typically meets weekly on Thursday evenings for 90 minutes to two hours. The study group covers all domains and topics contained in the CMP International Standards (CMP-IS) outlined in the syllabus. In addition, you will take practice exams with answers based on actual test questions from the exam. 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 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.


Study Group Schedule

2020 Fall Study Group, September 2 - October 28, 2020,  Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Zoom. 

Location & Timing

The study groups meet online to make it easy for anyone to participate. Sessions are on Thursday nights from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the beginning and then the second half of the dates the study group will meet from 6:30─8:30 pm to make sure we cover all the material.


Registration fees for ten-week study group are $75 for MPI Oregon members and $125 for non-members. Click here to register!


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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