• Enhancing and promoting the expertise of government meeting professionals

  • 2015 National Education Conference & Expo Registration

  • Education, Resources & Networking

  • Supporting the cost-effectiveness of government meetings

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Recent News

SGMP is excited to announce the launch of a redesigned and enhanced database and website as a key component of our enhanced communications and marketing efforts. The new website features direct social media interaction, better newsfeeds and member information, plus an easier to navigate user interface with full optimization for mobile and tablet use. MEMBERS: Go to "Member Login" on this page. Your new username is the primary email address we have on file and your new and temporary password is Password1. Once you login, create a new password. We will send an email regarding this very soon.  

Our mission is to enhance and promote the expertise of government meeting professionals

Expand Your Expertise

SGMP Webinar: "Unlocking the Secrets to Why Hotels are Rejecting Your Business"

So you think you have the perfect piece of business? Your dates, rates and space are all lining up? But when you submit the RFP to several venues, two out of three say "sorry, not interested." Do you ever wonder WHY? Tune in to hear Brett Sterenson of Hotel Lobbyists help you understand the value of your business and the possibility of making it more attractive. You will understand how hotels evaluate business opportunities, master tips on how to better position your business and learn the role of revenue managers and how to negotiate with them. REGISTER NOW for this event, which takes place November 20 at 2 PM EST, in the Upcoming Events section at the top of this page.

SGMP 2015 National Education Conference & Expo 

General Attendee registration is NOW OPEN for our 33rd annual NEC & Expo on April 28-30, 2015, in Minneapolis. REGISTER NOW by clicking on the Annual Conference tab at the top of the page, and selecting the button for 2015 NEC & Expo. [Exhibiting Attendee registration will open soon.]

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Online Buyers Guide

The most comprehensive list of active government meetings suppliers available anywhere provides one-stop shopping for facilities and services.

Online Buyers Guide


NEC Scholarships Due on 11/17/14

Applications for members to receive a national scholarship to the 2015 NEC & Expo are available now! Chapter scholarships will be made available after the awarding of national scholarships. 

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