International Confex has confirmed that its entire Educational Programme now qualifies for CPD learning points. The news follows an agreement on the classification by the CPD Certification Service and means visitors attending seminars hosted at the show can pick up points towards their continuing professional development.
CPD is defined as ‘a commitment to structured skills enhancement and personal or professional competence’ and organisations that are granted membership by the CPD Certification Service must clearly demonstrate expertise in their field and provide a place for industry to turn to for advice and guidance.
Confex, which opens at Olympia London on 12 March, will be running an extensive free two-day seminar programme. On achieving CPD certification for the programmes, Event Director Donna Bushell commented: “We are delighted to offer visitors to Confex the broadest range of free and relevant content delivered by some of the highest-level experts in the meetings and events industry. We believe this exciting offer is enhanced further through the ability of delegates at these presentations to credit their attendance towards their CPD.
“Being accepted as a member of the CPD Certification Scheme also reinforces the quality of Confex’s seminar programme and the real value that delegates can gain from attending these sessions,” Bushell added.
Attendees will have their visitor badges scanned on their way into each theatre for each educational session they attend. At the end of the show, the number of session attended will be tallied and a certificate of attendance will be issued electronically, stating the number of points that can be claimed in line with the CPD requirements of the relevant professional body or employer organisation.
International Confex is the leading exhibition for the UK events industry, reflecting and representing the very best of British meetings events for the past 30 years.
The exhibition takes place 12-13 March 2014 in Olympia London and is organised by Mash Media Group.
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