Sixteen more international meeting planners earned the Certified Meeting Professional designation from the most recent examinations, held in May in Singapore and Frankfurt, Germany.

There are now 9,854 people in 26 countries who have earned the CMP seal, which tests candidates’ knowledge of meeting management. The CMP exam is administered by the Convention Industry Council, McLean, Va. A list of the 16 new CMPs is available at the CIC Web site:

The next CMP tests are scheduled for January 22 in 13 cities across the United States and Canada. The application deadline is September 13. For more information, or to get a copy of the CIC’s CMP Candidate Handbook, log on the CIC Web site.