CMP Prep Classes

CMP Prep Classes
knowledge So, you have decided to sit for the CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) Exam.

  • Do you wonder how you can juggle your schedule & your studies?
  • Do you prefer in-person classes where you can share ideas with peers?
  • Do you wish someone could help you make the material more manageable?

Then you’ve come to the right place!

MEETing Needs can help you navigate the CMP International Standards & related study material. Approaching the exam “cold” can be quite intimidating, as most of us haven’t taken a standardized test since the SATs. The CMP Prep Classes will lead you through test taking strategies and review key test subjects. These interactive sessions will draw upon the groups’ industry experiences and apply them to the exam context.

Carolyn has been running these CMP Prep Classes since 1997 – over 200 students have been through these classes and there is an over 95% pass rate after participating.

Here’s what some students have said about Carolyn’s class:

Facilitating“I could never have succeeded through this process without your help and guidance.  It was such a wonderful (and challenging) experience and so glad I was able to live through it with such a professional group of women.”

“Carolyn you are amazing and I know I couldn’t have done this without you!!”

In-person Prep Classes are held two times per year (depending on interest) and sessions are usually held in the evenings from 5:30 – 8:00 pm every other week – 9 sessions in total. Locations vary depending on interested participants. If there is interest from several people in one office – alternate arrangements can be made.

Online classes are also available. Online sessions will have 7 “live” classes via GoToMeeting, several video supplements, 1 review session and the option of a practice exam depending on where the students are located. Online classes are held after hours (typically 5:30-7:00pm Eastern) – timing is flexible. depending on where students are located.

To access the CMP handbook which explains the application process, click here.

** Required books are the CIC Manual, 9th edition and the PCMA Manual, 6th edition.  All books can be ordered via the EIC Website **

Dates for upcoming exams are below – if you want to join the next class or would like pricing information, please click here.

August 2019 Online Classes January 2020 Online Classes May 2020 Online Classes
Intro class (usually via GoToMeeting) COMPLETED 9/11 TBA
(Online – 5:30-7:00pm EST)
COMPLETED 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18


Practice Test
(all day)
COMPLETED Optional for those in NY/CT area, date TBD (Dec) TBA