Events Industry Council

Events Industry Council gives its CMP stamp of approval to 37 professionals

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has recognised 37 professionals who have earned the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation. The CMP programme was launched in 1985 and aims to provide education, increased professionalism, and enhanced career opportunities in all sectors of the industry by: Identifying a comprehensive body of knowledge in the meeting management profession. Promoting indu...

EIC appoints new director for certification and education

On 6 July, the Events Industry Council (EIC), a global voice on the business events industry, announced the appointment of Augustine (Gus) Chijioke as director of certification and education.  Chijoke’s remit for the EIC includes directing the CMP and CMP-HC credentialing programme, ensuring the examination programme adheres to the highest test development and administration standards and continui...

SITE and Hilton enter strategic partnership as The Del readies for a Classic in September

The Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has launched a new strategic partnership with Hilton, the global hospitality company. Hilton will participate in SITE global events and integrated marketing efforts. The company will also host SITE Classic – slated for 8-11 September, 2021 at Hotel del Coronado, a Curio Collection by Hilton. “Hilton is excited to grow our partnership with SITE and ...