Key Accreditation Program

One of LVHA’s missions is to support education, and that includes continuous education for our membership. We are pleased to provide the following information for some available certifications and accreditations in the hospitality industry.

Certified in Exhibition Management™ (CEM)

The Certified in Exhibition Management™ (CEM) designation is administered and supported by International Association of Exhibition and Events (IAEE). The CEM Learning Program is an interactive globally recognized educational program that demonstrates the current highest professional standards throughout the exhibition and event management arena. The CEM designation accommodates short and long-term career goals with education that can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests.

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Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP)

International Live Events Association, ILEA endorses and manages The Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation. The CSEP recognizes event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability essential to perform all components of a special event. Earning your CSEP designation defines credibility, meaningful connections with an elite global community of highly motivated and skilled professionals, and an advanced market-relevant expertise that demonstrates a career-long commitment to personal and professional development.

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Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)

The Events Industry Council (EIC) certifies individuals through an internationally recognized certification program that evaluates the competency of meeting professionals. With more than 11,000 meeting professionals in 55 countries around the globe holding the CMP designation, it represents the standard of excellence and recognized globally in today's meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.

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Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)

The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE), the oldest and largest professional association dedicated to all aspects of the catering and events industry, offers the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation for individuals in the hospitality industry. This certification dominates the catering industry by incorporating these core competencies of the industry like accounting, beverage and event management, contracts and agreements, human resources, and sales and marketing.
Obtaining your CPCE will allow you to enhance your skill set and increases marketability by demonstrating a commitment to perfecting your craft.

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