CIC Endorses PCMA's CMP Online Prep Course

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has endorsed the Professional Convention Management Association's (PCMA) Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Online Prep Course as the only official online course for the CMP examination, which CIC administers, PCMA recently announced.

"As the administrator of the CMP examination, the CIC is excited to endorse PCMA's CMP Online Prep Course as the official study course for the exam because it has had such a great, proven success rate at preparing candidates for exam day," 2009 CMP Board Chair Kimberly Miles, CMP, said in a statement.

According to PCMA, 98 percent of its course participants have passed the CMP exam on their first attempt.

"We're confident that PCMA's course is the best CMP online study option in the industry," PCMA President and CEO Deborah Sexton said in a statement. "The course is designed to deliver the knowledge needed to pass the exam and is completely online and available 24/7. With the time constraints faced by today's meetings professionals, this flexibility—combined with the exceptional, up-to-date content—makes PCMA's course the ideal choice for potential CMPs."

PCMA's CMP Online Prep Course includes 23 interactive modules and costs $299 for PCMA members, $399 for non-members and $249 per participant for groups of three or more from the same organization. For more information, visit