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Recent News

2016 NEC AUCTION ITEMS.  Take a look at the list of items that will be auctioned off at the NEC.  See the items "in person" at the NEC.  

NEW EXPANDED 2016 NEC WEBSITE NOW ONLINE AT WWW.SGMPNEC.ORGTake a look for full descriptions of the NEC and its educational offerings. If you have any difficulty reaching the website, please share the address with your IT department so it can be identified as a safe site.

BRAND NEW EXPANDED 2016 NEC BROCHURE NOW AVAILABLE HERE! Take a look for full descriptions of the NEC and its educational offerings. 

The 2016 NEC will bring support to Operation Homefront by way of our members' volunteer actions and the generous donation of our sponsor, Hyatt Hotels. Click here to read an informative article on this effort.

2016 CGMP CONGRESS WAS A GREAT SUCCESS. Here’s what one attendee said: “Thanks for an awesome conference. This by far was the best training I’ve been to in some time. I couldn't have been more happy with the speakers, sessions, networking, participants and hotel and have been bragging to my boss and others about all I learned.” Click here to see the schedule and here to see a list of the speakers.
CONGRATULATIONS! Gilmer Institute of Learning trustee election results are now available.

CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION for the 2016 NEC is posted for chapter leaders' use in the Online Chapter Board Toolkit under NEC Resources & Awards.

SGMP RECOGNIZES GILMER-FOUNDERS DAY WITH MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Take a look here for an update on Society priorities.
SGMP NAMES MEMBERS TO BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE, which will be addressing and enhancing our Society's membership experience. Click here to learn more about task force members. 


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The next meeting of the SGMP National Board of Directors has not yet been set. Please contact rob.bergeron@sgmp.org if you have any questions or comments about or for this meeting.   




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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.

Expand Your Expertise

Become a Certified Government Meeting Professional. To register for any upcoming CGMP course, you must first log in to your SGMP account (in the left margin of this screen). Once logged in, please continue to "Your Account", and then click on "Events and Registrations". Links to upcoming courses will be listed on that page. 

San Diego, California (NEC pre-conference)
May 14-17, 2016
Go to NEC Conference registration to sign up for this class

DC/Northern Virginia - Exact location TBD
July 19-22, 2016

DC/Northern Virginia - Exact location TBD
October 18-21, 2016

DC/Northern Virginia - Exact location TBD
December 6-9, 2016