Certified Event Planning Professional (CEPP)

The Certified Event Planning Professional (CEPP) professional certification program provides comprehensive training on planning and organizing successful events. This certification covers various aspects of event planning, such as budgeting, venue selection, transportation, food and beverage, and other important considerations. Through the CEPP program, individuals can acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to plan and execute a variety of events, from corporate meetings to weddings and social gatherings.

Certification Program Objectives:

  1. Understanding the basics of event planning and budgeting, including the initial planning stages and organization required for a successful event.
  2. Knowledge of location selection, transportation arrangements, and guest arrival logistics to ensure a smooth and efficient event experience.
  3. Ability to identify and satisfy venue requirements, understand the audience, and plan appropriate food and beverage offerings to create a positive event experience.
  4. Consideration of other important factors such as timing, ethics, and safety to ensure the success of an event and the satisfaction of all stakeholders.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CEPP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. Initial Planning, Budgeting, and Organization
  2. Location, Transportation, and Guest Arrival
  3. Venue Requirements, Audience, and Food and Beverage
  4. Other Considerations: Timing, Ethics, and Safety