Professional Development

A major part of the mission of Chesapeake Promotional Products Association is professional development. Our Professional Develop Committee strives to provide the learning solutions for promotional products consultants and suppliers to stay on top and achieve their professional goals. CPPA offers seminars at each of our annual Expos, an annual Education Day, several Supplier Forums throughout the year as well as Factory Tours of area factories. All of our professional development programs are certified for CEU points toward industry designations – MAS and CAS. 

Value of MAS/CAS Certification

MAS/CAS is an investment in yourself and your career. MAS/CAS Certification designations are highly respected and the ONLY recognized credentials in the promotional products industry. As the industry benchmarks, they establish your professional credibility to colleagues, clients, employers, and peers.

  • Demonstrates your commitment to the profession
  • Enhances the professional image of the promotional products industry
  • Reflects personal achievement
  • Establishes professional credentials
  • Improves career opportunities and advancement
  • Offers greater professional recognition from peers

After achieving the CAS designation, pursuing the advanced MAS designation is the next step.

CAS and MAS program information and requirements

To get started, all you need to do is submit your information here and begin earning education credits.

The MAS/CAS Certification Program uses an outside, independent professional testing service for preparing, scoring, and safeguarding questions/results in the examination process.

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