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New Recertification Policies Announced for CMPs
The CMP governance commission announces NEW recertification policies for CMPs, effective January 1, 2016. Please read on for more details.

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Chair's Corner
Conclave 2015 –Birthday Celebrations—CMP Colleagues Working for You!
CMP Governance Chair Joanne Joham shares how the commission is working on your behalf and shares thoughts from their first face-to-face meeting.

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CMP Events
Are you ready for CMP Conclave?
Don't miss this year's CMP Conclave! Join us at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino September 26-28, 2015, and earn continuing education credit toward CMP recertification, take home valuable education, learn from and exchange ideas with fellow CMPs, network with leaders in the industry and help set the future direction of the CMP Program. Register now!

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Be a VIP at IMEX! Attend as part of the only CMP Only Hosted Buyer Group
Do you plan meetings outside of your home country? If so, then apply to be a part of CIC's CMP Hosted Buyer Group at IMEX America!

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Let Us Introduce You to MEET
Are you planning to attend MEET National, September 9-10, 2015, in Washington, DC? If not, here's why you should consider attending: There's something for everyone - suppliers and planners- and you'll get even more out of the experience with a new enhanced format. Make important connections both before and during the event. Let us introduce you.

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You're Invited to a Special Reception at WEC!
CMPs attending WEC or residing in the San Francisco Bay area, join CIC, Social Tables and Meetings Mean Business for a special reception!

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Naylor Association Solutions
CMP Program News
Have You Updated Your CMP Profile?
Earlier this year, CIC announced its new online portal, which will help streamline application and recertiifcation processes. Please remember to update your information and take advantage of these benefits of the new online system.

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Contribute to CMP Best Practice Documents!
This year, for the first time, CIC is introducing a new collaboration session at the 2015 CMP Conclave. The purpose of this program is to leverage the industry knowledge of CMPs in developing new resources and guidance for meeting professionals. This survey will be used to assess the issues of greatest importance facing our industry and, of these, which are in need of new guidance, best practices and resources to help meeting professionals address them. Click here to take this survey (you do not need to attend Conclave to participate): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CMPBestPractices 
 
APEX - Standards and Best Practices
Green Your Meetings with Sustainable Planning: Community Partners
CIC has partnered with Avila to bring you the Sustainable Meeting Planning Program (SMPP), an online tool designed to help you become a more sustainable planner. Each month, SMPP will provide you with a sustainability tip to help you green your meetings. This month's tip is about community partners.

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Industry News
Engaging Events: How to Use Live Interaction Technology to Create Successful, Memorable and Enduring Experiences
Are you looking to increase engagement at your meetings and events? Engaging Events, a new FREE report from EventManagerBlog.com, can help you understand,choose and implement the right tool to increase engagement. No email required. Read on for download information.

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Meet Better: 167 Easy Ways to Make Your Events More Environmentally Responsible
What are the barriers you face to creating more sustainable meetings? Meet Better is a new book designed with those issues (and you) in mind! Two of its three authors are CMPs who want to make it easier for you to green your meetings! Read on for a special discount code and more information.

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CMPs in the News
CMPs Named Among Industry's TOP Innovators & Most Influential People in the Industry
Which of your CMP colleagues, friends and mentors were named as top professionals in the industry? Read on to see which women, innovators, leaders and influencers are considered the among the best in 2015!

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CMP on the Road
Upcoming Summer Events for Continuing Education Credits
Looking for continuing education credit? Find a listing of upcoming educational opportunities that have been pre-approved. 
The added bonus is that these education opportunities also automatically get uploaded to your CMP portal if you use the same email address to register for the event! No more keeping track of your receipts or certificates as proof of attendance. 

CMP Preferred Providers are organizations that have formally registered with CIC and are committed to providing education that aligns with one of the 10 domains included in the CMP International Standards (CMP-IS). The CMP-IS domains are: strategic planning, project management, risk management, financial management, human resources, stakeholder management, meeting or event design, site management, marketing and professionalism.
 
On The Move
CMPs On the Move

Victoria Ascione, CMP CMM recently founded V Event Management, LLC, an integrated event services and management company, where she serves as the Chief Event Strategist.
 
Shannon Balun, CMP is now Chief of Staff, Deal Advisory at KPMG LLP.

Elizabeth Baranik, CMP is now a National Account Manager for Experient - A Maritz Travel Company.

Kelly Campbell, CMP is now Supervisor, Conference Services & Events Management at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in Baltimore, MD. She was previously the Senior Project Manager at Attendee Interactive.

Nicole Chattin, CMP is now Program Manager for Spear One in Irving, Texas. 

Beth Hecquet, CMP, CMM is the Program Manager of Events for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Inc. in Cincinnati, OH.  She was formerly with the National Association of Sports Commissions as the Director of Meetings and Events.

Ilene Kirby, CMP has joined Ashfield Meeting & Events as an Account Manager at the Ivyland, PA location.

Erin Moeller, CMP is now Conference Director at Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) in San Ramon, CA. 

 
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