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CMP: Certified Meeting Professional

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1. A plastic credit card with an embedded integrated circuit chip that can store up to 16 -000 bits of data for lead retrieval and other functions.






2. Average (power) level at which a signal is output from devices like mixers - cassette decks and other devices which process sound. Technically - this corresponds to -30 dBM (one microwatt) to +30 dBM (one watt).






3. A document provided by an insurance company as proof that a policy has been issued and coverage is in effect.






4. Raised horizontal surface - stage - or flooring.






5. Assortment of foods - offered on a table - self-served.






6. Facility form to advise departments of changes in reservations or functions.






7. Sequential numbering as part of a total number of pieces indicated on each package - carton - or crate. For example - box number 2 of 12.






8. Method to increase audience participation by dividing all participants in discussion groups each of which reports the group's findings and opinions during a following plenary session.






9. Final official listing of all passengers and/or cargo aboard a transportation vehicle or vessel.






10. PER. The industry preferred term for a report of the details and activities of an event. A collection of post event reports over time will provide the complete History for an event. The industry accepted practice is to use the APEX POST EVENT REPORT






11. Continuning education requirements for legal professionals are adminstered by the American Bar Association (ABA).






12. 1) Regeneration of sound from audio speakers back through a microphone causing a squealing sound. 2) Response about an activity - policy - or idea.






13. A solid-state diode rectifier whose atomic properties cause it to emit light when electric current is passed through it. Current LED technology allows the emission of light from infrared through green frequencies - and visible light LEDs are availabl






14. Building an event budget on estimates of potential income and likely expenses because there is no financial history from prior events available to use.






15. A date set by event management and/or general service contractor for the arrival of freight at a trade event. Usually shipments received before or after this date are assessed a penalty charge.






16. The industry preferred term for a report of the details and activities of an event. A collection of post event reports over time will provide the complete History for an event. The industry accepted practice is to use the APEX POST EVENT REPORT - whi






17. An alternative procedure that can be specified in contracts instead of going through the process of filing a complaint and pursuing the claim in court.






18. An email marketing campaign that only sends messages to users who have requested (or opted-in) to receive specific types of information. Email conference reminders and newsletters are examples of opt-in email marketing campaigns based upon permission






19. An extraordinary natural event such as extreme weather - flood - hurricanes - tornadoes - earthquake or similar natural disaster that cannot be reasonably foreseen or prevented over which a contracting party has no reasonable control - making perform






20. Americans with Disabilities Act. U.S. legislation passed in 1992 requiring public buildings (offices - hotels - restaurants - etc.) to make adjustments meeting minimum standards to make their facilities accessible to individuals with physical disabil






21. An apparatus for projecting a picture on a screen. Whether the device is an overhead projector - data (LCD) projector - slide projector - or a film projector - it is usually referred to as simply a projector.






22. Raising and supporting sound - lighting or other equipment or dcor from the ceiling.






23. A company that presents special effects and theatrical acts. This type of company may contract to put on an entire event or only parts of one. They sometimes hire speakers as part of their contract.






24. Any agreement which limits who may provide specific products or services under certain conditions to only one party. A general service contractor - for instance - may have an "exclusive" in a particular facility - meaning that no other contractor is






25. Web browser-based videoconferencing.






26. Proof of Registration - i.e. - a reservation number that will be accepted by the hotel holding the room.






27. Two or more computers or peripherals that are linked together for the purpose of sharing data.






28. Pre-program information distributed to tour guides - field representatives - venues or vendors - regarding the details of their program assignment for a given event or program.






29. 1) Merchandise or refreshments sold on site - to individuals - in conjunction with an event. 2) Contractual agreement where one party provides something of value to the other party in exchange for something else - pending certain conditions.






30. 1) Exclusive use of all or some space on an airplane - bus - ship - or other vehicle for a special period of time and for a specific itinerary. 2) To create a new association - organization or chapter of an association or organization.






31. When a company tries to sell its product or service on the show floor without the permission or consent of the event's management.






32. An event that draws a national and international audience. Typically 15% or more of attendees reside outside of the host country.






33. 1) The act of showing how to do something. 2) A group of individuals organized to picket or protest against a group using placards - literature - songs - shouts and - sometimes - marches or sit-ins.






34. Capture - manipulation and storage of video in digital format on a computer. Can be displayed on a computer as part of a graphic presentation.






35. 1) The jobs that may be performed by a specific labor union. 2) The locality where a contractual dispute is decided. 3) In law - the ability of a court to hear and decide a matter brought before it.






36. A detailed list of the individual line items that make up the revenue and expense categories in a budget. A numbering system used to identify every line item in a budget - so income and expenses are posted to the correct accounts.






37. Absence of obstacles preventing handicapped persons from moving freely to all public areas within a building.






38. Transportation for participants; usually by coach or van - provided on a continuous basis for a certain time period.






39. Transmitting data at speeds of up to 1.544 Mbps - operates at a much higher capacity than an ISDN line and can be split to accommodate several users at one time (known as a fractional T-1).






40. The station used to transmit signals from Earth to a satellite (videoconferencing).






41. Booth/stand space assigned to exhibiting companies or meeting rooms assigned to event groups.






42. To neglect to carry out an agreement.






43. MICROPHONE that picks up sound from all directions.






44. A statement that indicates overall financial status by subtracting expenses from income.






45. A media campaign - normally consisting of a series of public notices and advertising activities - aimed at ensuring maximum attendance by focusing attention on an event.






46. A popular digital format for meeetings with a good quality image - an extended recording time up to 184 minutes - with a tape stock that is less expensive than BetaSP.






47. AKA Housing Bureau. Organization that provides reservation services for a group and its attendees.






48. Series of tables set up in the shape of the letter U with chairs set all around on one or both sides.






49. Private room bar set up where guests pay for drinks individually.






50. An agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to do or not do something and a right to performance of the other's duty or a remedy for the breach of the other's duty.