Professional Development

The foundation to build a better marketplace is industry professionals with the knowledge, skills and leadership abilities to move the industry forward. Our conferences, workshops and professional credentialing program ensures that our members and key industry contributors are up to date on the latest best practices and industry topics.

Conferences & Workshops

Our events are where the industry comes together to build a better marketplace. They are your option for the best networking and career development. We host a fall conference, spring workshop, ongoing webinars and a best practices session at the NAR Association Executives Institute. View calendar.

CMLX Certification Program

CMLX is the industry’s premier professional credential, offered exclusively to members of CMLS. View graduates list.

CMLX1 and CMLXv: Industry Basics

Online learning for new employee orientation, volunteer leadership development or as launching point for MLS professionals who want to deepen their industry knowledge. 

CMLX2: Industry Essentials 

Webinar learning to advance knowledge of industry best practices, led by MLS experts.  

CMLX3: Industry Leadership

Selected candidates do a deep dive on industry topics and leadership in advanced, intensive workshops. Includes group project to tackle an industry issue.