CPMR – Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative

Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative (CPMR) is for anyone providing outsourced sales functions to manufacturers, regardless of industry. It is a professional designation earned by an individual, not a firm.
 
MRERF is dedicated to providing research and training for manufacturers’ representative and the manufacturers they represent.

Enroll below for an upcoming CPMR class.

CPMR 2019

Public Class Tuition: $2,195
Association Member Tuition:  $1,895

 

CPMR 2019 Course Date & Location:

January 7-11, 2019 – Austin, Tx

January 7-11, 2019
Arrive: Sunday, Jan. 6
Depart: Friday, Jan. 12 – late morning or later in the dayCPMR-Logo_200x200
Hotel: AT&T Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

CPMR hotel reservations are now live at the AT&T Conference Center. We increased our room block from years past. Reserve directly via this LINK today to stay on-site for more convenience.

Additional hotel options nearby:

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University/Capitol
Austin – University Hills
1701 Lavaca St.
Austin, TX 78701
512.499.8881
 
DoubleTree by Hilton 
Austin – University Area
1617 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
Austin, TX 78741

Airport: Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)
Ground Transportation Options: Uber, Lyft, SuperShuttle or taxi are all viable between airport and hotel. Uber and Lyft require an app and account beforehand.
Self Parking: $14 per day, valet is more

 

ENROLL IN CPMR & PAY (NEW INDIVIDUALS, NOT RETURNING)

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If you are interested in a payment plan for CPMR, call us at 303.463.1801.

CPMR 101

The opening level provides a structural foundation of what it takes to have a successful Representative firm. CPMR Candidates will learn and review general business acumen skills necessary for developing strong internal, principal and customer relationships.

SCHEDULE FROM 2017

SUNDAY
Orientation and registration @ 5:30 pm (and NFL Wild Card games)
Dinner on your own with your Study Team
MONDAY
CPMR Sessions from 8 am to 5 pm
Reception (No Host Bar) @ 6pm
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY
CPMR Sessions from 8 am to 5 pm
FRIDAY 
Exam 7am-10am. You may start the exam anytime from 7 am to 8 am, but MUST start by 8 am. The exam takes no more than 2 hours.

CPMR 201


In year two, the level of study goes deeper into the essentials of managing and evaluating the Candidate’s firm. These areas include productivity, profitability, human resources, sales management, and fiscal management.

SUNDAY
Optional: Orientation and registration @ 5:30pm (and NFL Wild Card games)
Dinner on own with your Study Team
MONDAY 
CPMR Sessions from 8 am to 5 pm
Reception (No Host Bar) @ 6pm
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY
CPMR sessions from 8 am to 5 pm
FRIDAY
Exam 7am-10am. You may start the exam anytime from 7 am to 8 am, but MUST start by 8 am. The exam takes no more than 2 hours.

CPMR 301

In the final year, the level of study integrates material covered in the prior two years and points the Candidates to leading the organization to future sustained success. As a key member of the firm, Candidates learn about financial, strategic and succession planning, as well as principal management.

SUNDAY
Optional: Orientation and registration @ 5:30pm 
Dinner on your own with your Study Team
MONDAY
CPMR Sessions from 8 am to 5 pm
Reception (No Host Bar) @ 6pm
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY
CPMR sessions from 8 am to 5 pm including the capstone case study work.
THURSDAY LATE AFTERNOON
The exam will be administered late afternoon on Thursday. More details to be announced concerning time. The exam takes no more than 2 hours.

You may choose to schedule a flight home late evening if this works for you or CELEBRATE your completion of the CPMR journey with your cohorts Thursday night in Austin before going home on Friday