Breakout Sessions by Focus
Take control of your professional development and the impact you can have at your organization. Breakout sessions are centered on the educational needs of the staff positions below. You have the choice to deep dive into your specialty or diversify your knowledge base by attending a session outside of your field of practice. Click on the icons to view each focus's sessions description. Want to mix and match your sessions? View breakout sessions by time.
Education & Event Excellence
Earn Continuing Education Credit
Certified Association Executive (CAE) | Tuesday: EduTour 3 CEUs/ Workshop 4 CEUs | Wednesday: 5 CEUs | Thursday: 3.75 CEUs
To sit for the CAE exam, applicants must complete 100 hours of continuing education related to the 9 domains of nonprofit management within 5 years and 40 hours in the past 3 years to recertify.
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) | Tuesday: EduTour 3 CEs/ Workshop 4 CEs Under Review | Wednesday: 5 CEs Under Review | Thursday: 3.75 CEs Under Review
To sit for the CMP exam or recertify, applicants must complete 25 hours of continuing education related to the 9 domains in the EIC International Standards over the past 5 years.
Government Meeting Specialist (GMS)
Government Meeting Specialist is a national SGMP program recommended for all planners and suppliers seeking the knowledge needed to carry out functions of a meeting professional. Visit www.misgmp.org for more information.