NATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE REGISTRATION is now open at www.sgmp.org/2016nec. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego on May 17-19 at the Town and Country Hotel & Convention Center. Be sure to print out the comprehensive list of education sessions www.sgmp.org/education to be shared with your supervisor. Learn more about the new format for exhibitors at www.sgmp.org/xbt.
SGMP RECOGNIZES GILMER-FOUNDERS DAY WITH MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Take a look here for an update on Society priorities.
SGMP IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE 2016 CGMP CONGRESS IN FEBRUARY for current CGMP holders. Registration is now open; click here for all of the details.
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.
GOVERNMENT PER DIEM TRAVEL RATES TO INCREASE in fiscal 2016. Read more here.
SGMP NAMES 2015 SAM GILMER AWARD HONOREES The 2015 Sam Gilmer Planner of the Year is Debra Kilpatrick, CGMP, and the 2015 Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year is Kimberly Forte, CGMP. See our press release for more information.
SGMP ANNOUNCES NEW NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STRATEGY, and our new address is PO Box 321025, Alexandria, VA 22320. Click here for more information about the change.
FEDERAL WORKERS: IN-PERSON MEETINGS ADVANCE THE MISSION OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, according to a recent survey by the national coalition Meetings Mean Business (SGMP is affiliated through its CIC membership). The survey was conducted among 100 federal employees who organize, attend or influence meetings and travel as part of their job. A press release from the coalition contains more details about the survey, which can be found by clicking here.
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.