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Gilmer Institute of Trustees 2018-2020 Election Information
2018 Gilmer Trustee Call for Nominations
2018 Gilmer Trustee Elections Campaign Rules Supplement
2018 Gilmer Trustee Nomination Form

SGMP annouces the following select cities/areas have received the 2019 NEC RFP for bidding. Reponses to the RFP are due by January 26, 2018.
Austin, Baton Rouge, Denver, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, and Tulsa   

Registration is now open for the 2018 NEC: Click here for NEC Website!!
SGMP National Board appoints Chele Clark, CGMP to Gilmer Trustees. 
Full Press Release

Click here for SGMP Founder's Day Message from President Michelle Milligan, CGMP
Check out the newest edition of Government Connections Magazine

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
Free Webinar
CVBs:  Curators of Community Knowledge Networks
Thursday, January 18, 2018
HERE to Register.

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

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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.