For immediate release | December 12, 2012

Annapolis, MD...Conference & Logistics Consultants, Inc. is pleased to recognize two meetings staff for achieving the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) status. Allison Perrelli, CMP, Account Manager, and Samantha Williams, CMP, Meetings Coordinator were awarded the CMP designation in the November 2012 exam.

“The CMP certification is the gold standard of excellence and professionalism in the meetings industry,” said C&LC President Paul Henning. “Our team invests in professional education so that we will remain current in the changing face of the meetings industry. It is an honor for our firm to congratulate two of our rising stars in their achievement of such distinction.”

The CMP certification is the foremost certification of the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. The program recognizes individuals who have achieved the industry’s highest standard of professionalism, and is administered by the Convention Industry Council.

Conference & Logistics Consultants, Inc. has planned more than 2500 conferences and meetings across the world since the firm was established in 1987. The firm’s clients Microsoft, the Giovanni Lorenzini Medical Foundation, Johns Hopkins University, and the Association for Computing Machinery. For more information, visit