To become the most widely attained and accepted certification for the motivational experiences and motivational/incentive travel industry in the world.
Raise the bar on competency and competitiveness by elevating the quantity and quality of professionals in the motivation experiences and incentive travel industry.
CIS certification is a two day program with 12 hours of education for motivational events and incentive travel professionals - including students and academic faculty.
The certification process includes a compulsory exam which must be taken and passed by each candidate.
1. Fill online application
2. Pay program fees
Please contact us directly for group rates and benefits.
The program is designed for groups of 20 participants or more.
CIS OWNERSHIP & CONTENT RIGHTS
SITE is the official owner of the Certified Incentive Specialist brand name and the CIS program.
CIS certification is officially granted by SITE.
"CIS Re-Certification guidelines"
CIS professionals need to re-certify with SITE every 3 years with any one of the following elective procedures.
SITE values three categories in which you should have been active to retain the certification. Provide proof of at least 2 activities in any from the categories listed below
a. Proof of attending 4 educational sessions (on incentive travel related topics) at various meetings and events you’ve attended. These would include SITE´s International Conference or any other conferences at the local, national, regional or global level.
b. Proof that you have participated in at least two webinars on motivational experiences or motivational/incentive travel.
c. Achieving other meetings and events industry certification within the three-year period: e.g. CITE, CMM, CMP, CASE, CEM, etc.
a. Proof of participation in at least one trade show or trade congress per year.
b. Proof that you have been part of the planning and/or operations of an incentive travel program.
c. Proof that you have been working in the meetings industry for two of the three years.
ACTIVE SUPPORT TO OUR INDUSTRY
a. Proof that you’ve written at least 3 articles on incentives or related topics.
b. Proof that you have given at least one lecture or presentation (of 30 minute minimum duration) on motivational experiences or motivational travel during a trade show, a Chapter educational meeting or at an academic institution.
c. Proof that you have been part of the board of directors of a SITE Chapter.
d. Proof that you have been part of the International Board of Directors.
e. Proof that you have been part of a SITE committee.
f. Proof that you have been part of a SITE Foundation committee.
We consider proof, the following documents that should be attached to your request:
1. Scanned diploma or certificate of participation
2. Scanned badge of a Trade Show or conference and copy of educational program attended
3. Letter of organizer confirming your attendance or professional practice
4. Payment receipt/invoice from organizer with document of participation
$225USD payable through paypal or by wire transfer.
SITE is happy to be a CMP Preferred Provider of education, offering our attendees continuing education credits towards their CMP recertification for earning your Certified Incentive Specialist (CIS). The Events Industry Council (EIC) has pre-approved the CIS for 12 CE credits. You can log your hours in your EIC account.
AVANTI BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC.
Fernando Compean, CMM, CITE, CMP, CMS, CIS