Joint Meeting Industry Council

Member Programs, Research and Certification

Offered by JMIC Member Associations


Professional Development Programs

Professional development is a critical part of the mission for most industry organizations and as a result there are a wide variety of educational offerings available to industry members. The following is a regularly updated listing of the educational and professional development activities underway along with their objectives and content. Further details are available on the web sites of the respective member associations.

Professional Development Programs | Table

Research and Publications Prepared by JMIC Member Associations

In a rapidly changing industry, market intelligence is a critical element of most association programs . This listing identifies the research activities currently being carried out by JMIC member associations, including the purpose and scope of such research and whether or not it has been made available in the form of a publication. Further information and availability can be accessed via the responsible association.

Industry Research and Publications | Table

Certification Programs Maintained by JMIC Member Associations

JMIC members support a range of standards addressing various aspects of the Meetings Industry and these standards are typically supported by certification programs that acknowledge those who have achieved the training and experience required for each. This is a listing of such certification programs including what the particular certification addresses, terms of application and renewal and the number of individuals / organizations currently certified. Links are also provided to facilitate access to more detailed information via the responsible association.

Collectively they represent a large proportion of the overall operating areas associated with the Meetings Industry that require demonstrable certifications.

Certification Programs | Table