CMP Exam Prep Workshop


CMP Exam Prep Workshop

Whether you are exploring the option to obtain your CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) designation, or you have already been approved to sit for the exam, this course will help you understand the process and exam structure of the CMP exam.  Learn best practices for studying and preparing for the exam.

The CMP exam is administered by the CIC (Convention Industry Council), who states, “Today, the CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry.”

Join us for this 1 day intensive course where we will cover:

  • Understanding the requirements to qualify to take the CMP exam
  • Understanding the format of the CMP exam
  • Learn areas to focus on in the 10 domains of the CMP-IS (CMP International Standards)
  • Study guides to help you plan your approach to studying for the CMP exam
  • Tips for preparing for exam day
  • Take a mock exam to assess your areas of strength and weaknesses

We encourage students to bring in their books from the CMP Required Reading List if they have them!

The following books are required references for the CMP exam:

  • Convention Industry Council Manual, 9th Edition
  • Professional Meeting Management, 5th Edition
  • The APEX (Accepted Practices Exchange) Glossary

What’s Included:

  • Course Materials
  • Study Guides
  • Breakfast
  • Afternoon networking break (includes snack, Q&A and opportunity to meet others to form study groups)

Locations and Dates:
There are currently no public classes scheduled. If you have a group you would like to do a class for, please email us at
(check back often as we will be adding online courses for 2016 too!)



  • Refunds ~ A full refund, minus a $ cancellation fee, will be issued for cancellations up to 21 days prior to the first day of the course start date. There are no refunds for courses cancelled less than 21 days prior to the first day of the course start date, or for no-shows.
  • Substitutions ~ You may substitute another attendee for your registration at any time up until the first day of the course start date.

For questions about the CMP Exam Prep Workshop course, refunds or substitutions, call us at 510-881-4890 or send an email to