World Conference

CMAA 2024 World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo.

Registration is open for CMAE Members (and MDP delegates specifically). 

All MDP delegates have received an email with details on registration. There is a separate registration. If you want to read more about the conference or register as a non-MDP delegate – then you can go here: 

The cost for CMAE Members is depending on MDP attendance or not.  If you attended MDP in the last two years, you get World Conference for free (Education only).

Any questions – or if you didn’t receive the letter of invitation – [email protected] 



As a club management professional, there are many people relying on your success, and you deliver day in and day out—making sure members are satisfied, staff is engaged, and your facilities are up to date. Continue to be the leader your club needs by keeping your skills sharp and your industry knowledge current at the only event focused on the business of running a club: CMAA’s World Conference and Club Business Expo. The industry’s largest gathering of club management professionals immerses you in five days of educational programming specifically engineered for your challenges.   

In the environment of constant change, club management professionals are working to adapt. Learn the latest thinking on data intelligence; club governance; recruiting and hiring talent; technology trends; member engagement and retention; competing in today’s competitive marketplace; and more. CMAA’s World Conference and Club Business Expo provides everything you need to keep your club and your career focusing forward.

Unparalleled professional development and education, career-enhancing networking opportunities, and a showcase of the latest innovations available make the World Conference is the event club management professionals need to attend this year.


Join club management professionals from the US and around the world for the club industry’s largest annual gathering, CMAA’s World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo. This annual event offers five days of unparalleled professional development and education, networking opportunities, hospitality experiences, and the latest innovations in the industry showcased in the two-day expo. 

Attendance to World conference is mandatory to any European manager who wishes to sit the Certified Club Manager Exam (CCM), but furthermore it is an excellent event to broaden your knowledge and network with over 3,000 other club industry personnel in attendance.


Registration for the World Conference is complimentary for anyone who has attended a CMAE MDP in the last two years (unless they used their free pass earlier). Anyone who has not attended an MDP course in the last two years but still wishes to go to the World Conference can do so at the regular rate. Certified Club Managers are entitled to 1 complimentary place at the World Conference every 5 years. 

For MDP Delegates: You will get an email sent to you, where you will get a link to signup to get your complimentary registration. 

For Certified Club Managers: You have one free WC every five years. Registration form is sent to you directly.

Coming conferences:

2025 – Tampa, 5-9 February

2026 – Anaheim 

2027 – Chicago (CMAA celebrates 100 years)