Events Industry Council

Submissions open for Events Industry Council’s Global Awards

The Events Industry Council (EIC), a global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition, and standards, has announced submissions have opened for its annual Global Awards. The awards, in partnership with Cvent, celebrates and honours achievements focusing on leadership at all levels within the global business events industry. This year’s categories are: Ha...

Events Industry Council launches data collection phase of economic study

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has launched the data collection phase of its ‘Economic Significance Study’, in collaboration with Oxford Economics. As part of the study, the EIC has also released its latest Global Business Events Barometer, 2021 Q4. The ‘Global Economic Significance of Business Events’ survey, 7 April-25 June, aims to quantify the contribution made by the business events sector...

Events Industry Council announces inaugural class of CMP Fellows

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced its inaugural class of CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) Fellows following the launch of the new programme last year. Amy Calvert (pictured), CEO of the EIC, said: “We developed the CMP Fellows programme to offer unique peer-to-peer experiences and a forum for collaboration for those CMPs that had demonstrated exemplary leadership, a commitment to...

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...