The following references are required for the CMP program: The CMP Handbook and the CMP International Standards.
Recommended Study Texts
The following three references are recommended for review of the functions performed by meeting professionals
1. CIC Manual 9th Edition
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e-book format: $69.95 USD
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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE E-BOOK VERSION. PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PURCHASING. ONCE A LICENSE HAS BEEN ISSUED, THE EBOOK IS NOT RETURNABLE/REFUNDABLE. 2. CIC Industry Glossary ($35.00 USD)
3. Professional Meeting Management 6th Edition ($110.00 USD)
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) recently released the updated version of their Professional Meeting Management (PMM) manual. Exam items, or questions, that were referenced to the PMM5 have been rereferenced to the PMM6. If a comparable reference in the new PMM6 was not found, the item was removed from the exam. New items referencing the PMM6 began appearing on the CMP exam in the August 2015 testing administration.
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