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The Certified Meeting Professional Designation Goes Global

Celebrating 25 years of the Certified Meeting Professional designation, the Convention Industry Council puts the pieces in place for international growth.

Since June 1985 when a few dozen meeting pros walked into Chicago’s Palmer House hotel to sit for the very first Certified Meeting Professional exam, the program has chalked up solid, respectable growth. Year in and year out, for the past 25 years, hundreds of meeting professionals have taken the three-hour test for the honor of appending a CMP to their names. And that

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