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The "Call for Speakers" for the 2018 NEC being held in Norfolk, VA June 5-7, 2018 is currently open.  The deadline for applications is Friday, August 18, 2017, at 5p EDT.  If you are interested in speaking at the NEC or know someone who is, please complete the application, which can be found here.  If you have any questions, please email garland.preddy@sgmp.org.
2017 State of Society as presented at the 2017 NEC by President Michelle Milligan, CGMP. 
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Many of the Presentations from the 2017 NEC are posted here.  These presentations are read only and may not be used for presentation.  Additional presentations will be posted as they are received.
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National Board Announces 2018 NEC to be held in Norfolk, VA June 5-7, 2018
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Government Connections Spring/Summer edition now available:

The updated CGMP Manual is available for purchase.  The price is $95 and includes shipping.  Contact Garland Preddy, CGMP, garland.preddy@sgmp.org for more information.

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Online Buyers Guide

The SGMP Online Buyers Guide is a user-friendly forum designed to bring suppliers and planners together. Available
whenever you need it, the guide makes it easy to locate products and professional services geared to the meetings industry.

SGMP Mailing Address Change
SGMP is in the process of changing its mailing address.  Please begin mailing membership checks and any written correspondance to:
3337 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314