Elaina Spring Earns Certified Meeting Professional Designation
Portland, OR --
Elaina Spring, event planner for Miller Nash LLP, has earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Convention Industry Council.Spring was among 443 professionals who passed the certification examination held on January 22, 2005.The examination was held in 21 cities throughout North America and tested the candidates' knowledge of meeting management.In addition to passing the rigorous examination, candidates must demonstrate experience in the field and responsibility and accountability for successful meetings.
In a letter notifying Spring of the examination results, CMP Chair John Parke commended her "for having met the high standards of proficiency in meeting management as demonstrated by substantial professional experience and superior examination performance."
The CMP program is designed to increase the professionalism of meeting managers in any component or sector of the industry, to raise industry standards, and to increase the value of these practitioners to their employers and individuals to whom their services are provided.
As one of the largest multispecialty law firms in the Pacific Northwest, Miller Nash llp serves clients locally and worldwide from its offices in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle and Vancouver, Washington.