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CIC Helps Celebrate a Successful North American Meetings Industry Day
On April 16, 2015, the meetings industry celebrated the first North American Meetings Industry Day. How did you participate? Read on to learn more about how the now yearly event came together and what made this day of advocacy so special.

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Meet Your New CMP Governance Commission Appointees!
Earlier this month, CIC announced the new appointees to the CMP Governance Commission. Join us in congratulating the CMPs who have agreed to serve.

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Chair's Corner
The Year of Change

CMP Governance Commission Chair Joanne H. Joham brings greetings, offers congratulations and thanks, and ushers in 2015 as the "year of change" for the CMP Program. Read on for more information.

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CMP Events
Registration for the 2015 CMP Conclave is NOW OPEN!
Conclave is the event to 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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Nominate Outstanding CMPs for the 30th Anniversary Influencer Campaign
Help CIC celebrate the 30th anniversary of the CMP Program by nominating peers, mentors or colleagues who have had the biggest influence on your and your career and who make the industry stronger. Read on for more details!

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Coeur d'Alene Area Chamber of Commerce
Recertification Information & FAQs
Are you due to recertify your CMP this year? You may submit your application at anytime during your recertification year, but recertify by April 30 and take advantage of the lowest rate of the year. Fees will increase on May 1!

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Top Five Reasons Continuing Education Activities Are Not Approved for CMP Credit
Read on for helpful hints about how to make sure that your CE credits count towards your CMP recertification.

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Naylor Association Solutions
CMP Program News
Join CIC at IMEX Frankfurt!
Your event planning journey starts here at IMEX 2015 on May 19-21! Here's a look at what you can expect.

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APEX - Standards and Best Practices
Green Your Meetings with Sustainable Planning: Carbon Off-Setting
CIC has partnered with Avila to bring you the Sustainable Meeting Planning Program (SMPP) and each month, SMPP also will provide you with a sustainability tip to help you green your meetings. This month's tip is about carbon off-setting.

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CMP on the Road
See Us At...

IMEX Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
May 19-21, 2015
On The Move
CMPs On the Move

Mary Pat Cornett, CAE, CMP, is now Vice President of Meetings & International Affairs for the American Society for Nutrition.

Maria R. Davis, CMP, is now Director, Meetings and Partner Relations for Missouri REALTORS® in Columbia, MO.

Alison Huber, CMP, CSEE, is now an Account Manager at MDS Association Management.

Matthew Stone, PhD, CMP, is now Assistant Professor at California State University, Chico.

Vince Waddill, CMP, CTA, is now the Director of Event Planning at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa. 

Jenn Wheaton, CMP, is now Program & Events Manager for the California Association of Boutique and Breakfast Inns.

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