CMP Int'l Standards

The CMP International Standards (CMP-IS)* are required for all applicants to download due to its importance to the CMP program. The Standards are used in determining if education is accepted and determines exam content for the CMP exam.  Continuing education used for the CMP application and recertification should be aligned with and found in the Standard. In addition, all exam items/questions relate to this body of knowledge.

*The CMP-IS was developed and updated by industry CMPs who are subject matter experts, hold the CMP designation and are working in the field. It is updated every five years to ensure that the exam reflects the current knowledge needed to be a successful meeting professional.


Download the CMP International Standards


Those applying for the CMP designation should start by reviewing the CMP International Standards and then focus their study program on the domains in which they have the least experience.