Changes Announced for Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative (CPMR) Program

Interested in becoming a Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative (CPMR)?

Starting in 2012, meetings for the CPMR program will move from Arizona to Indianapolis and Indiana University/Purdue University-Indianapolis. They will be held every May. The dates for 2012 are May 20-25, with class starting on Monday, May 21.  CPMR arrival day is Sunday, May 20 with class beginning on Monday, May 21. The exam is on Friday morning, May 25.  Read more.

According to the The Manufacturers' Representatives Educational Research Foundation (MRERF)’s site at, the CPMR program is “executive education for firm owners and managers.” Participants invest one week annually for three years on campus at IUPUI in Indianapolis, IN (Indiana University/Purdue University-Indianapolis). Attendees gain knowledge and insight into operating a business more effectively and profitably.” For more information, visit


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