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Convention Industry Council Announces Plans for New Healthcare Meeting Certification

by Alicia Leonard | Sep 16, 2012

September 17, 2012

The Convention Industry Council announced the beginning of the development process for a healthcare subspecialty to the CMP® program. Development will begin in the next 60 days and it is expected that in the summer of 2013, Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP®) will have the opportunity to pursue the industry’s first healthcare meetings certification.

“The once niche area of healthcare meeting management is growing and CIC is prepared to meet the demand with the creation of a healthcare certification,” said Karen Kotowski, CAE, CMP, Chief Executive Officer of CIC. “Over the next year, CIC will undertake a rigorous development process that includes an in-depth job analysis, assessment of professional qualifications, selection of continuing education requirements and the creation of an examination.” More

Convention Industry Council. (September 12, 2012) Convention Industry Council Announces Plans for New Healthcare Meeting Certification. Retrieved September 17, 2012 from http://www.conventionindustry.org/Newsroom/headlines/12-09-12/Convention_Industry_Council_Announces_Plans_for_New_Healthcare_Meeting_Certification.aspx

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