Sustainable Meeting Professional Certificate


About the Course

This Sustainable Meeting Professional Certificate course is designed for those who make sustainability a priority and wish to improve sustainability efforts in planning their meetings and events. It is a perfect fit for organizations involved in hosting, organizing or planning a meeting or event for themselves or others. Sustainable planning is applicable to any organizational meeting from board meetings and training sessions to annual conferences and global conventions.

A key benefit of participating in the SMPC course is learning about the comprehensive nature of the SMPP® system. Knowledge of the SMPP system will help you plan sustainable events immediately. It provides education, training and implementation steps to begin planning.

Participants of this course receive:

  • CMP Clock Hours: 4 - Strategic Domain: Strategic Planning






What You'll Learn

  • How to adopt a comprehensive system of sustainable planning policies and procedures
  • How to plan an event that meets ISO 20121 and APEX/ASTM sustainability standards
  • How to plan an event with the required criteria for GRI EOSS reporting
  • Demonstrate they are implementing sustainable policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate transparency by listing in the SMPP® Directory
  • Self-certify to the ISO 20121 standards
  • Self-certify to the APEX/ASTM standards
  • Meet the criteria for SMPP® 3rd party Certification by iCompli
  • Meet the criteria for ISO 20121 3rd party Certification by iCompl.

Certificate Courses Scholarships 
The MPI Foundation provides MPI members with professional development opportunities through grants and scholarships. We have scholarships available for all of our certificate courses. 


Available Courses

This course is available only online.