Midwest Meetings is pleased to announce the establishment of the Midwest Meetings Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Scholarship. This program is offered to members in good standing of MPI Chicago Area, Heartland, Indiana, Kansas City, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, St. Louis and Wisconsin chapters to assist financially so they may achieve their CMP. Two scholarships will be offered each year, which will cover the CMP exam fee. The first deadline for scholarship applications is February 29, 2016.
The CMP program, offered by the Convention Industry Council (CIC), is an internationally recognized credential indicating excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. Both a professional and personal achievement, individuals who earn their CMP are recognized as having achieved the industry’s highest levels of expertise and experience.
For more information about the scholarship requirements and to download an application, visit www.MidwestMeetings.com/cmp-scholarship. For more information about the CMP requirements, visit http://www.ConventionIndustry.org/CMP/AboutCMP.aspx.
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