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Minnesota Associations and Organizations

meetingpages is a proud member of the local chapters of ILEA, MPI, Associations North and SGMP. Other industry organizations include:

AMC Institute

American Hotel + Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Association for Talent Development - Fargo-Moorhead Chapter

Association for Talent Development - Lake Superior Chapter

Association for Talent Development - Greater Twin Cities Chapter

Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME)

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Associations North

Christian Meetings + Conventions Association (CMCA)

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

Destinations International

Events Industry Council

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Association

Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)

Global Business Travel Association - North Central (NCBTA)

Hospitality Minnesota

Hospitality Sales + Marketing Association International (HSMAI Minnesota)

International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

International Association of Conference Centers (IACC)

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

International Live Events Association - Minnesota Chapter

Meeting Professionals International - Minnesota Chapter

Minnesota Association of Convention + Visitors Bureaus (MACVB)

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce (MCC)

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MDEED)

National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

National Speakers Association (NSA)

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA)

Sales + Marketing Executives International (SMEI)

Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Society of Government Meeting Professionals Northern Lights Chapter

Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE)

Certifications

Certified Special Events Planner (CSEP) The CSEP designation is awarded by the International Special Events Society (ISES) and its Certification Committee.

Event Industry Council’s: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Individuals who are currently employed in meeting management have the opportunity to pursue continuing education, increase their industry involvement, and gain industry-wide recognition by achieving the CMP designation.

Evemt Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) The Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) is an initiative of the Convention Industry Council that promotes development and implementation of industry-wide accepted practices to create and enhance efficiency throughout the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.