Conference Planning Services (CPS) is a division of the School of Extended & Lifelong Learning. We provide comprehensive planning and management services to both on campus and off campus groups. Our conference management team has more than 50 years of combined experience in the professional management of conferences, trainings, symposia, continuing education offerings, meetings and workshops.
Any event, large or small, brings its own set of unique challenges – from dealing with budget constraints to managing registration and logistics. At CPS, we pride ourselves on meeting those challenges and making your job easier and your event more enjoyable. Our professionals work hard to ensure every detail exceeds your expectations.
- Government Agencies
- Professional Associations
- Industry Partners
- UM Faculty and Staff
- Regional, National and International Participants
We work closely with local and off-campus vendors as well as with campus partners to provide you with the best venue, most delectable catering, hassle-free parking, and low-cost printing services for your conference, all while keeping a close eye on your budget.
CPS manages events of all formats and sizes, ranging from 25 to more than 1,000 participants.
What we do
Missoula & Other Cities
Our team manages conferences and trainings in Missoula and various locations throughout Montana and beyond. We specialize in the management and presentation of educational and professional meetings with state and federal government agencies, local industry and professional associations.