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Events Industry Council

Featured Article
Meetings Industry Advocacy Hub Makes Progress
Last month, we told you about a new effort to raise awareness and spur advocacy among meeting professionals - the NEW Meetings Industry Advocacy Hub. Find out what has happened since the official unveiling and how you can get involved.

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Don't Miss CIC at IMEX America!
IMEX America, America's worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meeting and events, will be held October 15-17, 2013 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Check out these can't-miss sessions!

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Chair's Corner
Who Makes Up the CMP Board?
You know that there is a CMP Board, but do you know who serves on the board, or even what they do? Read on as CMP Board Chair Melody Kebe provides additional insight.

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Recertification Reminder - Recertify by August 30 and Save $25!
Recertification expiring in 2013? Already lapsed but still want to recertify? It's not too late.

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CMP Program News
Be One of the First CMPs to hold the NEW CMP-HC Designation!
In response to a growing demand for - and interest in - a specialized certification for CMPs working in the healthcare sector, CIC recently unveiled the CMP-Healthcare (CMP-HC) certification. Read on to find out how you can be one of the first CMPs to hold this designation.

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Industry News
CEIR Annual Industry Outlook Conference
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) will hold its Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference on September 12, 2013 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Now in its third year, Predict: Inspiring Confidence in an unPREDICTable Time is "limited to C-level executives and will focus on the results of the CEIR Index which provides an objective measure of the annual performance of the exhibition industry, measuring year-over-year changes and predictions for all 14 industry sectors and the overall exhibition industry through 2015." Visit their website for more information and to apply. 
CMP on the Road
See Us At...
MPI | Southeast Educational Conference (SEC) 
August 21-24, 2013
Amelia Island, FL
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Join us at the following session to learn more about the CMP program and the healthcare subspecialty: 

"CMP Information Session"
Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Speaker: Gayle Dahlman, CMP Program Certification Director 

HSMAI's MEET National 
September 4-5, 2013
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C. 
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Join us at the following reception: 

CMP & Senior Leaders Dessert Reception "Inside the MEET Studio with Jim Davidson"
(Advance Registration Required for CMPs) 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. 
On The Move
CMPs On the Move
Jennifer Angebranndt, CMP, was promoted from Director of Meetings to Vice President of Meetings at National Multi Housing Council in Washington, D.C.

Trevor Bertoldi, CMP, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Catering and Conference Services at The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA.

Clare Conway, CMP, is now the Meeting and Events Manger at Alphatec Spine in Carlsbad, CA, medical device companies focusing on the development, marketing and sale of surgical solutions to correct disorders of the spine.

Christina M. Desmond, CMP, is now the Manager of Conferences and Member Services with the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI).

Tracey Fernandez, CMP, was recently promoted to General Manager of Complete Conference Management (CCM), in Miami, FL. CCM specializes in continuing medical education conferences. 

Robin V. Hayes, CMP, was promoted to Senior Director, Conference Planning & Professional Education at the American Counseling Association.

KimMarie Larsen, CMP, has been promoted to the Events Director at ASEA in Salt Lake City, UT.

Amy Lehman, CMP, was promoted to Associate Event Director at ANTIBODY Healthcare Communications in Toronto, Ontario.

Victoria Seel, CMP, is the new Convening Associate at Lumina Foundation.

Gloriann Torres, MBA, CMP, was recently appointed as Associate Director of Catering & Events Services at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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