CNG held a virtual event on June 17, 2020 that was received with great enthusiasm. We were not able to accommodate everyone who wanted to join us live and offer a link to the recording for those who were not able to attend. Due to the size of the recording it has been uploaded to YouTube.  Click on this link to view the June 17, 2020 virtual event:

The CNG Board and Planning committees will continue to support the CNG membership community while giving special consideration to the impact the pandemic will have on future events. Information will be posted to our website as it becomes available.

CNG offers members a variety of events in Chicago, Illinois and Washington D.C. that present topics related to the certification/credentialing industry. Click here to view upcoming events presented by CNG and CNG Sponsors. 

CNG may occasionally post events by other organizations that may be of interest to CNG members. Click here to view events and process for submitting an event post request.

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Upcoming events

    • 21 Jan 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
    • Online: WebEx link will be emailed separately

    Getting the Most Mileage Out of

    Your Social Media Content

    Virtual Event Sponsors:


    Session Description:

    Most businesses have two things in common: A great product they want to share with the world and not enough time to create the marketing content needed to get their message out. Creating a solid strategic plan will help you prioritize what content to put where, but at the end of the day, wouldn’t you really just like to have more content to publish?

    • In this webinar, we’ll help busy people increase their presence on social media. Join us to learn about
    • Specific ways you can take turn any single piece of content into 10 social media posts
    • The best ways to leverage partnerships and content from external sites
    • How various social media platforms can be leveraged to maximize your content
    • Content creation, project management, and social media management tools that can help you be successful
    • Time management and goal setting techniques that can help you and your team maximize every piece of info you want to publish on social media


    Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS, GPHR

    Dr. Amy Jauman, SMS, is an author and ghostwriter, international speaker, and the Chief Learning Officer for the National Institute for Social Media. She focuses on using social media, experiential learning techniques, and online resources to make information meaningful to adult learners in traditional and remote business and educational environments.

    Previously, her focus was on supporting remote workers in a variety of professions, focusing on how technology, education, and communication should be leveraged for success. She has developed and taught online and blended courses for 15 years in traditional universities as well as business training environments. Her audiences have included traditional and non-traditional learners around the world.

    In addition to her ghostwriting projects, Amy authored the NISM textbook Comprehensive Field Guide for Social Media Strategists: Master the Six Content Domains of the SMS Exam and, in 2018, released Certification Success: Create Your Personalized Study Plan, through Kendall Hunt Publishing. Her current project is A New Leash on Life: Tips and Tails from Rescue Dog Houses.

    She has previously supported Minnesota businesses through board service with the Women Entrepreneurs of Minnesota, the Children’s Hospital Association, and the Association for Talent Development (ATD).

    Amy is a certified social media strategist and certified instructor through the National Institute for Social Media with a master’s degree in experiential education and a doctorate in organization development.

Past events

15 Dec 2020 Building Championship Caliber Board Teams
07 Oct 2020 How Credentials Can Close the COVID Divide
31 Jul 2020 Managing a Crisis—Lessons Learned from COVID-19
17 Jun 2020 Managing During Disruption: How Certification Organizations are Retaining and Growing Business
26 Feb 2020 Planning and Facilitating Your Credential Program Meetings
19 Feb 2020 The Future of Work - (Event is not affiliated with CNG.)
04 Dec 2019 New and Small Certification Programs
13 Nov 2019 Chicago Quarterly Meeting: Maintenance of Credentials
11 Sep 2019 CNG September Washington, D.C. Event: Maintenance of Certification Panel Discussion
07 Aug 2019 Micro Credentialing: The whats, the hows and the future
12 Jun 2019 CNG June Washington, D.C. Event
15 May 2019 Luncheon Announcement: Special Invitation for the CNG Member
15 May 2019 The Life-Cycle of Exam Items from Conception to Retirement
27 Mar 2019 CNG March D.C. Event
27 Feb 2019 Certification Network Group (CNG) Chicago Quarterly Meeting
05 Dec 2018 CNG Roundtable Event
14 Nov 2018 CNG Open Space
12 Sep 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
08 Aug 2018 Mini-Learning Sessions on Credentialing Program Security
20 Jun 2018 CNG D.C. Event: A Robust Update on Legal Topics Concerning Certification Programs
16 May 2018 Opportunity in Adversity: How Challenges in Healthcare Certification Fuel Innovation
21 Mar 2018 How the Shortage in Qualified Workers is Impacting Credentialing
28 Feb 2018 Contextual Assessment: Games as evidence of competency

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