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Recent News

Government Meeting Superheroes Wanted
Help us grow our Society and join SGMP’s new Superheroes Circle! From September 2017 through the end of April 2018, individuals who recruit new members to the Society will be recognized, thanked, and receive the opportunity to win a free registration to NEC 2018. Learn more

Upcoming Webinars to Earn Contact Hours

Meeting and Event Security is Everybody's Business, October 19, 2017, 1:00p EDT.
Earn one contact hour in Logistics.  Click here to register. 

Follow this link for a list of upcoming webinars offered by Meetings Net.
Follow this link for a list of upcoming webinars presented by IAEE.  

Pathable offers free webinars.
Contact Garland Preddy, garland.preddy@sgmp.org for contact hour approval.

2017 State of Society as presented at the 2017 NEC by President Michelle Milligan, CGMP. 
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Looking for the 2017 NEC Pictures? Look no further click the picture link below:

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.
You must be logged into your SGMP membership account to access these files.

National Board Announces 2018 NEC to be held in Norfolk, VA June 5-7, 2018
Click here for the full Press Release

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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