OMG’s Bugarin earns CMP re-certification

Rosie re-cert
Rosie A. Bugarin, CMP

Another re-certification for our talented staff! Rosie A. Bugarin, OMG’s senior vice president of conferences and convention, has earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) re-certification from the Convention Industry Council.

The Council launched the CMP program in 1985 to enhance meeting professionals’ knowledge and performance, to promote the credibility and status of the meeting profession, and to advance uniform standards of practice.

According to the Convention Industry Council, the “CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam.”

Bugarin was honored as Planner of the Year 2013-2014 by the Virginia Chapter of Meeting Professionals International and is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She has been with OMG since 2000.

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