Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative

Our Flagship Training Program

We know you want to grow your territory and business, which can be a struggle without the right tools and training. With so many different aspects to running a successful business from legal to human resources to line profitability, and developing relationships with your principals, it can be very overwhelming.

However, it doesn’t have to be this way.

At MRERF, we’ve been training independent sales reps for over 35 years. We understand the rep world, which is why we developed the 3-year Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative (CPMR) program; to provide you with the tools you need to succeed.

CPMR Highlighted Courses

Business Ethics

Line & Portfolio Profitability Analysis

Legal Issues

The Workforce of Today and Recruiting

HR Issues for Reps

Contracts and Sales Rep Agencies

And Much More…

Enroll Now for Next Year


Sign up for your program level (CPMR 101, 201, or 301) below.


Attend and learn the skills and tools to run your business effectively.


Develop and apply the tools to grow your territory and business.

Our Instructors

CPMR Schedule

Arrive in Austin
– Afternoon: Registration
– Evening: CPMR 101 orientation

Monday – Thursday
– 7 AM: Registration & breakfast
– 8 AM: Classes begin
– Lunch will be served in the Tejas Room
– 1 PM: Classes begin
– 6 PM: CPMR reception (Monday only)
– Dinner on your own

Thursday PM – 301 will wrap up and the final CPMR exam administered

– 7 AM: Light breakfast
– 8 AM: Exams for 101 & 201 participants, no rolling start
– After 12 PM: Depart Austin (schedule flights if 101 or 201 participants no earlier than noon)

Date and Location

January 6 – 10, 2020

  • Arrive Sunday, Jan. 5th
  • Depart Friday, Jan. 10th

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin

  • Hotel reservation link with special rates for CPMR attendees
  • Overflow Hotels:
    • Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University/Capitol
      • 1701 Lavaca St., Austin, TX 78701
      • 512.499.8881
    • DoubleTree by Hilton; Austin – University Area
      • 1617 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78741
      • 512.479.4000

Airport: Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Ground Transportation Options: Uber, Lyft, SuperShuttle or taxi are available between airport and hotel

Self Parking: a fee charged for hotel parking at all sites

Tuition Investment

Public, Non-association Partner: $2,295.00/week

Association Member Partner Tuition:  $1,995.00/week

Hotel Reservation Link for AT&T

Enjoy the convenience of staying on-site at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. Reserve your room for CPMR 2020 now via this link –

Click here for AT&T Hotel Reservations

Take note:

  • Arrive Sunday, Jan. 5th
  • Depart Friday, Jan. 10th (exams for 101 & 201 are Friday morning; 301 is late Thursday afternoon)
  • CPMR 101 participants should arrive by mid-afternoon to attend an overview of CPMR, meet our team and board members, and be introduced to your study groups

Download the CPMR Schedule

Get the schedule of classes, photos, and sketches of the AT&T facility.


The Interview Guide For Manufacturers

Grab your copy!


Included in theguide are questions about:


1 - Rep Management and Personal 

2 - Territory Covered and Markets Served

3 - Company Growth and Future Plans

4 - Marketing Services

5 - Sales Promotions


And much more...

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