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.

2021 Registration is Open

Two options to begin, continue or finish

the CPMR journey in January:

In-Person or Virtually

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…

Register

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

Engage

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

Grow

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

Our Instructors

CPMR Schedule – subject to change

Sunday
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

Friday
– 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)

2021 CPMR 101

First-time CPMR registrants

Orientation Sunday evening (6pm)

2021 CPMR 201

Completed 101 successfully

Strategy 201 Evening Session

2021 CPMR 301

Completed 101 & 201 successfully

Case Study work ahead of CPMR

CPMR 401 (Alumni)

2021 401 Postponed to 2022

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Date and Location

January 10 – 15, 2021

  • Arrive Sunday, Jan. 10th
  • Depart Friday, Jan. 15th
  • On-site and virtual options available to participants this year – more details will be forthcoming.

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

  • Reserve your onsite CPMR hotel room here with our special rate of $169/night plus applicable taxes and room charges (you reserve/pay for your own room)

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 via this link.

Take note:

  • Arrive Sunday, Jan. 10th
  • Depart Friday, Jan. 15th (exams for 101 & 201 are Friday morning; 301 is mid-Thursday afternoon)
  • CPMR 101 participants should arrive by mid-afternoon to attend an overview of CPMR, meet our team and board members, and meet study groups

Download a sample CPMR Schedule

Get the schedule of classes, photos, & floorplans of the AT&T facility; subject to change.

The Interview Guide For Manufacturers

 

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Included in the guide are questions about:

 

1 - Rep and Personnel Management

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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The Interview Guide For Reps

 

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Included in the guide are questions about:

 

1 - Contracts and Territory

2 - Service Policy

3 - Sales Support

4 - Training Policy

5 - Commissions

 

And much more...

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Passport into the Territory

 

A Guide for Making Successful and Profitable Visits.

 

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Guidelines for Planning Your Business Year

 

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New Sales Training Coming Soon!

 

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