CMP/CMM/ MPI Global Training Info Session
Your role as a meeting and business event professional is evolving fast. You are looking for professional development which is globally relevant and aligned with the latest standards to enhance your career. This session will introduce you to the world of certificates and certifications within the meetings and events industry. You will gain insights in the newly released Meeting and Business Events Competency Standards (MBECS) and updated Global CMP (Certified Meeting Professional). You will also be introduced to how you can access relevant training which is aligned with these new MBECS via the MPI Global Training Program. No matter at what stage you are in your career, you can now follow a reliable path to career enhancement.
speakers bio: Known as the driving force behind “unleash potential,” the factor for development of positive, energizing motivation, Miranda Ioannou is a visionary strategist with broad experience in diverse industry sectors such as the meetings industry, non-profits, IT, publishing, and large scale projects. With an academic background in International Business, Marketing, PR, HR, IT and strategic meetings management, Miranda has more than 20 years experience in multinational organizations, the meetings industry and the association management business in Cyprus, EMEA and the US. An active member of the meetings industry scene and avid believer in streamlining, Miranda is an engaging speaker. Miranda helps associations develop their conferences and their membership offering, promotes the use of effective meetings as the major means of actively developing strategic business, and is very committed to developing the meeting industry in the Mediterranean area. Furthermore, with extensive knowledge on the region of south Europe and the Middle East, and by combining the perspective of the customer and supplier sides effectively and constructively, she was the key catalyst that helped and continues to help destinations and venues develop their offering for the meetings industry to international standards. As a consultant to the EU Commission for technology, SMB and e-enablement, Miranda promotes the role of meetings in the development of stronger ties, effective networking and synergies for the future. Miranda furthermore lectures on strategic business, management, HR, new media and meeting industry topics.