Awarded by EXHIBITOR, in affiliation with Northern Illinois University Outreach, CTSM is the industry's only university-affiliated certification program and reflects adherence to the highest educational standards of trade show and event marketing.
"Congratulations to our newest graduates for realizing their dreams of earning CTSM professional certification," said Jan Nelson, CTSM, executive director of the CTSM program.
The 40 new CTSM graduates will be honored in a ceremony at ExhibitorLive, The Professional Development Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Marketing, to be held in Las Vegas, February 24-28, 2019.
The CTSM program has now graduated nearly 650 Certified Trade Show Marketers since its inception.
"Several grads have earned multiple upgrades and are actively giving back to the CTSM community by volunteering their time to mentor new enrollees and to lead educational programs at industry events."
The Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) Program, which is the only industry university-affiliated certification program, serves organizations and individuals whose objective is to produce high-performance trade show and event marketing programs with measurable bottom-line results.