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Summer CMP Boot Camp

August 5, 2023
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MPI Texas Hill Country

We apologize for the inconvenience, but this session has been canceled.


This intensive Summer dive into CMP preparation is a great refresh or intro into all things CMP. Join Carol Benavides for a 4 hour Zoom session with content, tips and study best practices for this career changing designation.

*Requirements: It is expected that you have read all the study materials available to you prior to the CMP Boot Camp.CMP_preferred

Continuing Education

This event has been approved for 4 hours of CEU credit.

General Information

This one-full day virtual course is designed to help prepare you for the test once your application has been approved.


Saturday, August 5, 2023
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT


VIRTUAL via Zoom platform
Zoom information will be sent to attendees after they are registered for the event.


$100.00 for MPI members; $150.00 for MPI non-members

What’s Included

• Recommended study tools to download before class
• Practice test questions
• In-class instruction

Contact Information

For more information, please contact 2023-2024 MPI-Texas Hill Country Chapter Director of Education Annette Nixon at dir-education@mpithcc.org

About the Facilitator

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

Carol strongly believes in continuing education, as evidenced by her own discipline 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 in 1990 from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in hotel/restaurant management and a minor in business. In addition, she earned the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation in 2000 as well as the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) in 2012. In 2018, Carol pursued and earned her Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC), which focuses on protocols to accommodate the medical meeting industry.

Carol’s work experience has included management positions in many hotel departments, including restaurants, bar, room service, catering and group sales, while working for 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 at HelmsBriscoe, where she started her career in 1999.

MPI Texas Hill Country Chapter is a CMP Preferred Provider.

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