Event and Meeting Management Certificate

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education Event and Meeting Management Certificate Program will help you develop the "Big" event for your organization or client. This program covers all of the critical factors necessary for finding the perfect location to match your goals and objectives; selecting suitable and safe food and beverage; adding color, lighting, sound for special effects; developing internal and external marketing; contracting the most appropriate financial and legal arrangements; keeping the participants and event itself safe; and coming in on budget.  

Snapshot

  • Format: Classroom

    Hours: 35 hours / 3.5 CEUs

    When: Sept. 20 – Nov. 15, 2014 

    Cost: $999

This outstanding program is taught by savvy industry professionals who travel the U.S. and the world working on meetings and events for independent, corporate, association and government clients. Their expertise, knowledge of trends in the industry, and professional contacts will help you identify your future in this dynamic industry.

The program is endorsed by Meeting Professionals International Georgia Chapter (GaMPI). As a student in the program, you may apply for Student Membership in MPI. Through this program, participants can accrue contact (learning) hours toward sitting for or recertifying for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation. This program meets the requirements for Continuing Education Hours for CMP candidates. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Event and Meeting Managers seeking to expand their skills and gain knowledge that can be applied immediately
  • Hospitality employees, trainers, lodging and restaurant personnel, human resources  managers, seminar planners, exhibition planners, conference center directors, sales and marketing managers, administrative personnel, and others seeking to expand their career paths with the skills necessary to plan efficient and effective events and meetings 

Course Information

Course Number: 

84185

Course Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - Saturday, November 15, 2014
Course Date Info: 

Five sessions; every other Saturday: Sept 20, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Course Format: 
Classroom
Location: 
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
United States
Course Fee(s): 

$999

Continuing Education Information: 

3.5 CEUs – 35 clock hours

Your attendance is required at all five sessions in order for you to receive your "Certificate of Program Completion." 

Military Funding Information: 
The Event and Meeting Management Certificate Program has been approved by the Department of Veterans Services to receive GI Bill funding. Spouses of active duty military members that are eligible for MYCAA and active duty military members that are eligible for Air Force TA and Army TA may contact their education service officer to apply for course approval. For more information regarding military funding for this course, visit our Financial and Military Assistance page or contact our office at 706-542-3537.

  • Tim Barrett (CMP)
  • Connie Bergeron (CMP)
  • Joan Eisenstodt
  • James M. Goldberg, Esq.
  • Lee J. Howard
  • Adriel Jones (CMP)
  • Gregg S. Lauer (CMP)
  • Andrew McDonald 

The Event and Meeting Management Certificate Program is endorsed by Meeting Professionals International Georgia Chapter (GaMPI) and calendar listed by Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE).