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Sample Certification Press Release







(Insert First & Last Name) Earns SMEI Certified Professional Salesperson™ Designation



NEW YORK, NY., Month, XX, 20XXSales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), the only worldwide educational and relationship-building forum created for sales and marketing executives and entrepreneurs, announced today that (insert name, position with company name of City, State/Province), has earned the designation of SMEI Certified Professional Salesperson™ (SCPS) designation.


The SCPS™ distinction is conferred on individuals who pass an examination covering fundamental professional sales and marketing competencies, as identified by a governing body of senior professionals in sales and marketing.


“SMEI commends (insert first and last name) for achieving this professional distinction,” said Willis Turner, CAE CME CSE, President of SMEI.  “Receiving the SCPS™ designation is an exhaustive process, but its fruits are realized in the professional opportunities and recognition available to those who achieve it.”


As part of the process toward certification, (insert first and last name), completed a comprehensive exam preparatory program, studied case examples illustrating what leading companies are doing to meet the challenges of the new sales and marketing environment, and completed simulation exercises.


“SMEI acts as an international clearinghouse for content and information that members can use to assist with solving problems for their clients and companies,” Turner said.  “Because it offers shared experience and knowledge from industry leaders around the world, SMEI is an intelligent alternative for many individuals who desire to enhance their professional standing.”



About SMEI

Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) is an international organization providing ongoing seminars and activities designed to promote excellence through shared experience and to create success through shared knowledge.  SMEI is the only worldwide educational and professional certification body created for sales and marketing executives and entrepreneurs who seek professional growth in experience, leadership skill and peer contact.  SMEI is a non-governmental organization founded in New York in 1935. For more information, visit