Annual Conference

The SGMP National Education Conference (NEC) is the largest annual event in the government meetings industry and is where government professionals from across the country come together for a one-stop and non-stop education, resources and networking. 

All the details you will need for the 2016 NEC, including planner registration, supplier exhibitor information, education session descriptions, and day-to-day schedule, are available at left in the 2016 NEC section. 

The 2016 SGMP NEC is in San Diego, CA,  from May 17-19, 2016, at the Town and Country Hotel & Convention Center.

Government Planner Member $403         Government Planner Non-Member $489
Contract Planner Member $500         Contract Planner Non-Member $690
Associate Supplier Member $662         Supplier(Non-Exhibitor) Member $1,000
Educator/Student Member $403         Retiree Member $403
Supplier Member (exhibitor):

$1,065 each additional exhibitor
SGMP is replacing the traditional "pipe and drape" expo with a Networking Lunch in 2016. In this format, exhibitors will be hosting planners at lunch table. Please click the Exhibitors tab at left for all of the details on this exciting new format. 

Planners: Prevailing Per Diem Rate $153.00
Suppliers: Special discounted rate $188.00
Average Airfare to San Diego (SAN): $379.00 roundtrip (via 
MIE: $64/day (via )

Questions about the 2016 SGMP NEC? Contact Mark Harvey at

See you in San Diego!

SGMP is proud to partner with Cvent as our Registration Management Solution