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SGMP ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO AS THE HOST OF THE 2016 NATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE & EXPO in a press release. The 2016 NEC & Expo will be held in San Diego, California, on May 17-19, 2016, at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center.       

NOW THAT THE DUST HAS SETTLED FROM THE MIDTERM ELECTION, SGMP presents the potential impacts on government meetings and our members going forward. We will keep our members informed of other important post-election updates.

SGMP HAS LAUNCHED A REDESIGNED AND ENHANCED DATABASE AND WEBSITE as a key component of our enhanced communications and marketing efforts. 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. 

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Bidding NOW OPEN in SGMP Online Auction

A national fundraiser to benefit participating SGMP chapters is now open through Nov 21st at 5 pm (Eastern time) at http://SGMPOnline.myab.co. Nine chapters and the Gilmer Institute of Learning (GIL) have contributed nearly 30 items…just in time for the holidays. Bidding can be done through your own cell phone or computer and we are accepting bids from anywhere, at anytime and by anyone. This auction is being brought to you by GIL and is being hosted by ABC – AuctionsByCellular. Contact GIL trustee Kimberly Forte at kforte@brownpalace.com if you have any questions or comments!  

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

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NEC Scholarships Due Date Extended to 11/24/14

Applications for members to receive a Rance R. Willis Planner Development or Supplier Development 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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