• Enhancing and promoting the expertise of government meeting professionals

  • Education, Resources & Networking

  • Supporting the cost-effectiveness of government meetings

Upcoming Events


2017 NEC Sponsorhip Opportunities and Expo/Registration Pricing Released

2017 National Education Conference
June 6-8, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Recent News

Call for National Board Nominations 2017-2019
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals is looking for leaders to serve on the national board of directors!  Nominations are now being accepted for all eight elected positions on the 2017-2019 National Board of Directors.  Any member may nominate himself/herself or another member for a position.  Please note all nominees must complete and submit the nominee information sheet by 5:00 pm Eastern time on Friday, January 27, 2017.

Click links below for the Nomination Packet items.
Nomination Form
Nominee Information Sheet
Supervisor Form

Click links below for the SGMP Nominations and Elections Policies.
Campaign Rules Supplement
Policy NE-2
The installation ceremony of the incoming national board will take place during the National Education Conference at the Sam Gilmer Awards Banquet on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

SGMP Social Media RFP Released

SGMP is looking to bring our social media presence into the modern era.  If you are interested and have the ability to help us acheive this goal please respond to the RFP by January 29, 2017. Social Media RFP

2017 NEC Registration and Website now Open!
Click here for the NEC Website!!

Federal Conference Guidelines Updated

Click here for OMB Circular M-17-08.

2 New CGMP Classes Added!

Two new CGMP classes have been added.  January 31 - February 3, 2017, in the DC/Northern Virginia area and March 2-5, 2017, in Embarcadero, California.  There are still spaces in the Pre-Pie Class in Tulsa, February 7-10, 2017.  Go to Upcoming Events.  Then log into your membership account to register for the class.

Fall/Winter 2016 Government Connections Magazine Digital Version Available
Digital Version

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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