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CMP Virtual Study Group

12 January, 2021 - 2 March, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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If you’ve expressed interest in pursuing a CMP but have not started studying, mark your calendars! MPI THCC will be offering a new virtual CMP study group led by Carol Benavidez, CMP, CMM, HMCC, who has previously taught this course to numerous MPI chapters, including several of our own boot camps.

The course will begin on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, running for eight consecutive weeks as follows: 
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CT
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CT
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
  • Tuesday, February 2, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. -- 8:30 p.m. CST
Each two-hour session will cover a specific area of the CMP exam, which you will then be able to submit for continuing education credit, and include a variety of multimedia-rich content, online activities and quizzes recorded for on-demand viewing at a later time.

Registration will be open to MPI THCC members ($50 fee) the week of December 7, 2020 and to the general public on December 14, 2020 ($100 fee). Don’t miss your chance to grab a spot -- the group will be limited to only 25 participants -- and contact education@mpithcc.org with questions or concerns.

MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter is a CMP Preferred Provider.

Carol Benavidez, CMP, CMM, The CMP ExperienceCarol Benavidez headshot2

Carol Benavidez, CMP, CMM, HMCC strongly believes in continuing education, as evidenced by her own discipline in studying for and obtaining respected industry certifications. Carol is passionate in her desire to help elevate others professionally; this is what led her to start The CMP Experience Boot Camps in late 2017.

Her education includes graduation from the University of North Texas in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel/Restaurant Management and a minor in Business. In addition, she achieved the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2000 and the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) in 2012. In 2018, she pursued and earned her Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC), which focuses on protocols to accommodate the medical meeting industry.

Carol’s work experience encompasses management positions in many hotel departments including restaurants, bar, room service, catering and group sales at Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, Radisson Plaza Hotel Fort Worth, Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West and Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas.

Carol is currently a regional vice president with HelmsBriscoe, where she began her career in 1999.

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