Member Benefits

Event Solutions Academy

Event Solutions Academy

Conquer Industry Education with an Efficient, Systematic, Proven Process

By the end of this course, students will:

  • Complete 12 live, guided content sessions and 3 review session
  • Read the recommended study materials, divided into 12 manageable assignments
  • Finish weekly practice quizzes
  • Create a set of event industry vocabulary note cards
  • Earn 30 clock hours of continuing education for the CMP application*
  • Take 4 full length practice tests to build stamina and good test taking habits
  • Access weekly office hours

This course is a perfect fit for you, if you:

  • Are ready to pass your event industry certifications
  • Need to earn 30 clock hours of continuing education from a preferred provider of education for the CMP*
  • Want to join the more than 2000 students who have been successful in this program over the past 15 years
  • Took an industry certification exam in the past and were not successful
*Event Solutions Management has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the Event Solutions Academy courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.   

Study Group Member Benefits

Office Hours

Ask questions about your application, your exam preparation or your own meetings. There’s no agenda. Bring your own questions.

Each week I post my office hours here.


Your membership is good for one year from the date you register. Come back more than once at not additional fee.


Because your classes are live, you have access to a live instructor and coach every week. Need more help? Give her a call!


If you miss a live class, no worries! It’s been recorded. You might even use the recording to review before the big exam.

Continuing Education

Don’t have the 25 clock hours for your application? You can earn them with the Event Solutions Academy*

Live Training Sessions

15 two-hour live training sessions with your instructor/coach over a web conferencing interface

Content & Review

12 two-hour content sessions
3 two-hour review sessions
1 recipe for success!


24-hour access to distance learning classroom with forums and resources to keep you thinking around the clock

Practice Tests

12 weekly quizzes
4 full length tests
Questions, Questions Questions

Global Membership

Networking and interaction from students all around the world. Learn how they plan in Shanghai!

Class Time

Each 2-hour class starts at 8:00 PM and ends at 10:00 PM Eastern Time in the USA
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Registration Fee

Fee $425 USD for 15 sessions and one year membership (from the day you register) 

Upcoming Class Dates - all sessions are at 8:00 PM eastern

Class will be at 8 PM eastern on the following dates:

  • May 5
  • May 11
  • May 18
  • May 25
  • June 1
  • June 8
  • June 15
  • June 22
  • June 29
  • July 6
  • July 13
  • July 20
  • July 27
  • July 29
  • August 3

Class will be at 8 PM eastern on the following dates:

  • July 28
  • August 4
  • August 10
  • August 17
  • August 24
  • August 31
  • September 8
  • September 14
  • September 21
  • September 28
  • October 5
  • October 12
  • October 19
  • October 26
  • October 28

Class will be at 8 PM eastern on the following dates:

  • October 13
  • October 20
  • October 27
  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 16
  • November 23
  • November 30
  • December 7
  • December 14
  • December 21
  • December 28
  • December 30
  • January 4
  • January 6