Travelink, American Express Travel is pleased to announce the certification of Courtney Burgin as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) by the Convention Industry Council. Burgin is the Assistant Manager for the Meetings, Association Management & Groups division of Travelink.
The CMP certification program, established in 1985, recognizes individuals who achieve the industry's highest standard of professionalism. To earn the CMP designation, the meeting professional must demonstrate his or her experience and education in this field and pass a rigorous exam. Those who hold the CMP designation are considered the leading experts in the meetings, associations, conventions and exhibitions industry.
“Travelink is committed to offering our clients the most knowledgeable team among all of the services we provide,” states Bill Haire, Managing Partner of Travelink and leader of the Meetings Division. “The CMP certification showcases Courtney’s commitment to her professional development and we are pleased to celebrate this achievement with her.”
Over the past 20 years, Travelink, American Express Travel’s Meeting Division has managed meetings and event planning, coordination, operation, and billing for long-standing and repeat clientele, with most new business coming from customer referrals. The types of meetings for which the company offers services include but are not limited to Corporate, Association, Committees, Religious, and Academic organizations.