Meeting & Events at Sea Certificate


About the Course


This interactive session highlights which types of meetings or events should be conducted onboard as well as provides valuable cost comparisons. In addition to a live or virtual tour of an actual ship, the session provides insight into incentive trips, examines things to consider when hosting your event at sea and walks participants through the meeting planning process to outline what to expect before, during and after your meeting or event at sea.

Participants of this course receive: 

  • 4 clock hours in CMP-IS
  • Certificate of completion

Course Requirements:

Registration and payment are required prior to attending this course. Once you select the session you would like to attend, you can register.


The Meetings & Events program is taught by professionals and faculty members with extensive experience in cruise ship venues, meetings and events.


Note: This course does not require a test and there is not a pass/fail grade.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the advantages of cruising
  • Compare meetings and events at sea to traditional venues
  • Explain the planning process for a meeting or event at sea
  • Learn what to expect before, during, and after your meeting or event at sea

About Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) – One Industry, One Voice

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2015, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. As the largest cruise industry trade association with 15 offices globally, CLIA has representation in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.

CLIA’s mission is to support policies and practices that foster a safe, secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment for the more than 23 million passengers who cruise annually, as well as promote the cruise vacation experience. Members are committed to the sustained success of the cruise industry and are comprised of the world’s most prestigious ocean, river and specialty cruise lines.

A highly trained and certified travel agent community; and other cruise industry partners, including ports, destinations, ship developers, suppliers, business services and travel operators. For more information, visit or or follow Cruise Lines International Association on Facebook and Twitter pages.


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This class is currently available only on line.


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MPI Foundation Scholarships 

Check out MPI Foundation for available meeting and event scholarships for this program.

Future Deliveries

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