Asked by: Lixiang Petzsche
asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th March, 2020

What does a certified meeting professional do?

A certified meeting planner (CMP) is responsible for planning and coordinating every aspect of meetings and conventions for his/her employer. They are not only responsible for planning the content of the meeting, but must also prepare the logistics, from renting a space to inviting attendees.

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Similarly, it is asked, how do you become a certified meeting professional?

In order to qualify/earn your CMP certification you must:

  1. Meet Eligibility Requirements. To be eligible to sit for the CMP exam, your application must include proof of both EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION.
  2. Pay Submission & Application Fees.
  3. Pass The Exam With A Score of 55+
  4. Wait To Retake.
  5. Pay An Additional $450.

Furthermore, how much does a CMP certification cost? To apply for the CMP, it costs $250. Once you are approved, you will need to pay for the exam. During your approval year, you may take the exam as often as you need to but you will have to pay the exam fee each time you take it.

People also ask, how much does a certified meeting planner make?

On average, certified planners made about $85,00 a year. Meanwhile, non-certified planners made around $76,500 a year. That statistic alone might convince you to earn an official meeting planner certificate.

How long is a CMP certification good for?

CMP Recertification CMPs are required to renew their certification every five years.

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