CGMP Certification

The Certified Government Meeting Professional designation ("CGMP") is designed for planners and suppliers whose work is governed by the rules and regulations of the federal government. Individuals who have earned their CGMP have obtained the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals.

In addition to demonstrating your commitment to enhancing your government expertise and to improving the quality of your meetings, earning your CGMP has numerous benefits for your career and for your employer.

 

If you are a government planner, here are the benefits of having the CGMP designation:

  • you will earn the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals
  • you will have a clear and thorough understanding of the rules and regulations that affect government meetings
  • you will demonstrate to your agency the dedication you have for your craft
  • you will stand out against your peers without the designation for your knowledge of government meetings
  • you will bolster your career advancement opportunities within your agency
  • you will increase the exposure/importance of the government market within the meetings profession


If you are a contract planner, here are the benefits of having the CGMP designation:

  • you will earn the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals
  • you will have a clear and thorough understanding of the rules and regulations that affect government meetings
  • you will demonstrate to your employer the dedication you have for your craft
  • you will hold a competitive advantage vs. those without a designation for knowledge of government meetings
  • you will be better-positioned to build more revenue for your company
  • you will bolster your career advancement and salary negotiating position within the meetings marketplace
  • you will increase the exposure/importance of the government market within the meetings profession

If you are a supplier, here are the benefits of having the CGMP designation:
 
  • you will earn the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals
  • you will have a clear and thorough understanding of the rules and regulations that affect government meetings
  • you will demonstrate to your employer the dedication you have for your craft
  • you will hold a competitive advantage vs. those without a designation for knowledge of government meetings
  • you will be better-positioned to build more revenue for your company
  • you will bolster your career advancement and salary negotiating position within the meetings market
  • you will increase the exposure/importance of the government market within the hospitality industry

Questions about the CGMP certification? Contact us at education@sgmp.org.