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May 24, 2017
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Las Vegas Hospitality Association
P. O. Box 98346
Las Vegas, NV 89193


LVHA will once again be offering an online CMP Exam Preparation Course. The course is a series of live webinars with a CMP instructor and is designed to assist LVHA members with understanding the CMP certification process, benefits of CMP, begin the application process and obtain your CMP by the end of 2017. The live online webinar course will run for eight weeks and is designed to prepare you for exam success. To learn more, a complimentary informational conference call will be held May 24, 2017, from 3:30PM-4:30 PM. This call will include a high-level overview of the LVHA CMP Course, the webinar schedule and will answer basic questions about the CMP process.

The on-line live webinar classes will begin July 12 and July 19, 2017, then every other Wednesday through October 11, 2017, and will take place on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Cost for the course is $200 for all eight sessions. Participants must be willing to participate in as many of the live sessions as possible in order to maximize the opportunity. The course is also eligible for 12-14.25 clock hours. By the end of the course, you will know how to submit your exam application and will be prepared to sit for the CMP exam in the next available testing week, November 3-12, 2017.

Registration deadline: May 23, 2017.

Financial Investment
CMP Application Fee - $250 (paid to Convention Industry Council)
CMP Exam Fee - $450 (paid to Convention Industry Council)
Books - $260 + Shipping (Must have books prior to start of course)
Online Webinar Program through LVHA - $200 (paid to LVHA)
CMP Practice Exam – Complimentary

Dates to Remember:
May 24, 2017 – Informational Conference Call 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM – FREE!
June 14, 2017 – Kick-Off Prep Webinar 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM – FREE!
July 12,19, August 2, 16, 30, September 13, 27 and October 11, 2017 – 8 Week Webinar Course
November 3-12, 2017 – Exam Dates

We encourage you to check with your employer to see if any of these fees are reimbursable.  If not, you may qualify for a continuing education scholarship of $500 through LVHA.  Inquire for an application.

About the LVHA CMP Facilitator:

Carolyn Browning, CMP, CMM is the Chief Solution Strategist of MEETing Needs, LLC. Carolyn is an experienced meeting professional and instructor with over 20 years industry experience. Carolyn has led CMP Study Groups since 1997. Over 200 students have worked with her to date and her classes have a 95% pass rate. 

The classes will relate the reading to the exam content and help sift through the clutter. You are a meeting professional but you might not be well-versed in all areas covered on the exam. Let Carolyn help you fill in the blanks and connect the concepts together for you.

Carolyn is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and also holds a Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM). She is a multiple-award winning member and two-term past president of the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) WestField Chapter and a member of Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN). Carolyn was recently named a CMP30 Influencer by the Convention Industry Council as part of the CMP 30th Anniversary.

LVHA CMP Committee Chair
Cheryl Smith
Phone 702-892-2857

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