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Pharma Forum EMEA
4-6 November 2024
Amsterdam Marriott HotelAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Medical Meeting Planners (MMP) Certificate Program

Earn your MMP credentials onsite at Pharma Forum EMEA during this pre-conference workshop. Open to Pharma Forum EMEA attendees only and at the discounted rate.

Program Overview

As a result of COVID, the great resignation, talent loss, talent shifts, inflation, emotional and physical burnout, customer behavior change and other factors, there are many new planners who need to be professionally trained on the science of planning medical meetings. Experienced planners may also need to upskill their education. The healthcare world can be complex and confusing, and having the Medical Meeting Planning (MMP) Certificate can mitigate risks and consequences. An individual who obtains their MMP certificate is someone with knowledge of relevant planning, terminologies, processes, and compliance regulations for healthcare meetings. Knowledge and expertise in basic medical meeting planning will assist in understanding and practical operations sufficient to assist the meeting professional in understanding and addressing obligations and skills.

Program Leader
Cheyenne Nelson, Business Development Director, Life Sciences, McVeigh Global Meetings & Events

Course Details

Key objectives:

  • Understand what qualifies as a medical meeting
  • Learn the steps of planning medical meetings
  • Execute areas of planning medical meetings, including sourcing, transportation, food and beverage, speakers, tradeshows and exhibits and production
  • Develop budgets, billing and analytics associated with planning medical meetings
  • Discuss producing virtual and hybrid medical meetings
  • Determine how sustainability, safety procedures and best practices play a role in planning medical meetings
  • Learn the role of compliance and ethics in planning medical meetings

*Additional fee to participate in this program - Registrants must purchase "How to Plan Medical Meetings and Events" in order to attend the course. Pre-reading this book prior to the course is recommended. Books must be purchased here.

 Print book costs $85 and eBook costs $80.

Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) Program

Earn your HMCC credentials onsite at Pharma Forum EMEA during this add-on workshop. Open to Pharma Forum EMEA attendees only and at the discounted rate.

Program Overview

Planning healthcare and pharmaceutical meetings is complex work, where any number of crucial components could slip through the cracks. Planners and suppliers equally must balance multiple aspects: event design, navigating frequent changes in global compliance and regulations, and delivering ROI to their companies, attendees and destinations.

All this begs the question: Are your healthcare meetings compliant?

Designed for medical meeting professionals and the partners they work with, MPI’s Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate offers a broad understanding of regulatory topics, laying competency groundwork upon which critical thinking skills are developed, through case studies, business simulation, discussion and active exercises. This intensive, four-hour program provides healthcare meeting compliance stakeholders with the knowledge and experience they need to successfully navigate the increasingly complex pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device regulatory environment.

Program Leader:
Marlize Eckert, Business Unit Lead – Compliance, GCO Global

Course Details

At the completion of the program, you’ll be able to:

  • Utilize new healthcare compliance management skills and unique terminologies in the event planning and design process
  • Oversee process reporting management across a variety of sectors, regions and countries
  • Meet new reporting and submission timelines and understand transfers of values, and what that means for meetings and events
  • Apply the who, what, where and how of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Open Payments), and other global compliance initiatives
  • Verify your credential with a digital badge to add to your email, social media and more.