Pink Elephant 2012 Conference Attendees Are Now Eligible To Receive priSM Institute® CPD Credits

Customers attending Pink Elephant's 16th Annual IT Service Management Conference & Exhibition, February 19th-22nd in Las Vegas, are eligible for up to 20 Continuing Professional Development credits from the priSM Institute®.
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Feb. 17, 2012 - PRLog -- Toronto, ON – February 16, 2012 – Pink Elephant is excited to announce that customers attending its 16th Annual IT Service Management Conference & Exhibition, February 19th-22nd in Las Vegas, are eligible for up to 20 Continuing Professional Development credits from the priSM Institute®.

This will be the first year that conference attendees are able to receive credits from the priSM Institute® who recognizes those who lead and direct Service Management activities or who are committed to Service Management in their careers and studies.

“This is a great time for the IT Service Management industry!”  says Cathy A. Kirch, Regional priSM Institute Chair of the America’s, “priSM offers a comprehensive program for professional recognition and development in the ITSM Industry, and Pink Elephant’s 2012 IT Service Management Conference and Exhibition offers multiple venues for knowledge which will now gain continuing professional development credits at the priSM Institute.  Both ITSM professionals and organizations benefit from the collaboration of the priSM Institute and Pink Elephant through the credentialing of professionals, and expanding the knowledge of IT Service Management into results for our profession!”

How does it work?
priSM credential holders must submit a form to and include the following information:
1.   Type of session
a.   Breakfast Club
b.   Keynote Session
c.   Track Session
2.   The session day and time
3.   The track or breakfast club session number
The America’s prism institute will be awarding the following CPD’s for each session:

1 CPD per Keynote session
1 CPD per Breakfast session
1 CPD per Track Session
3 CPDs for the ½ Day Workshops on Wednesday

The total CPDs available to earn for the conference is twenty (20).  Given the large scale of the conference, is it imperative that each credentialed member keep accurate records of attendance for each session. Credential holders are responsible for ensuring that their attendance at the conference is properly tracked and submitted.

For more information on Pink Elephant’s annual conference, wisit

About Pink Elephant

Founded in 1980, Pink Elephant is the leader in providing IT Service Management best practice services. Operating in many locations across the globe including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Netherlands, South Africa, Hong Kong, Malaysia & Singapore, Pink Elephant is the world’s #1 supplier of ITIL® and IT Service Management conferences, education and consulting services.

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About The priSM Institute®

priSM (Professional Recognition for IT Service Management) is a credential system.
priSM provides a programme for professional recognition and personal development in the ITSM (IT service management) industry and deliver a new registry of ITSM professionals.

There are five levels of priSM credentials:
•    Student in Service Management (SSM) - for students with an interest in ITSM
•   Associate in Service Management (ASM) - for entry-level professionals
•   Professional in Service Management (PSM) - for mid-level, experienced service management professionals
•   Distinguished Professional in Service Management (DPSM) - for senior, experienced service management professionals and leaders
•   Fellow in Service Management (FSM) - for those senior professionals who have been recognised for making significant contributions to the profession and its body of knowledge
The validation and granting of credentials is being administered by the priSM Institute, a wholly owned subsidiary of itSMF International, but governed by its own board of directors. (

For further information, please contact:

Christina Petovello
Communications & PR Manager
Pink Elephant
Toll Free: 1-888-273-7465, Ext. 282

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