Conference Management Services

CPD’s expertise in conference management can prove to be invaluable to a Program Director. Our team of experts have developed specialized experience in managing continuing professional development programs and conferences. Their invaluable connection to venues, faculty members and staff mean Program Directors can rely on them for support in creating a world-class conference. Our full range of services can be customized to provide as much support as needed.

Conference Logistics

  • Venue selection & contract negotiation
  • Catering & AV setup
  • Abstract Management
  • Speaker Management

Event Registration

  • Credit card processing, PCI-compliant
  • Record keeping: self-managed access to registrant records
  • Personalized learner portal

Financial Management

  • Budgeting & expense reimbursements
  • Procurement services
  • Processing of expenses
  • Cost reconciliation & financial reporting

Marketing and Communications

  • Digital & print advertising
  • Graphic design services
  • Marketing campaign development and implementation
  • Microsite design and hosting
  • Social media engagement
  • Visual identity

Educational Support

Educational Consulting

  • Program design & evaluation
  • Educational tools & templates
  • Gap analysis & needs assessment
  • Outcome measurement
  • Active learning


  • CPD’s Innovating Education unit for program partnerships & business development
  • Collaboration with external partners: government, hospitals, societies, university CPD offices, third parties