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Register Now for State of the Society

Registration is now open for SGMP's State of the Society virtual event. National President Michelle Milligan, MSW, LMSW, CGMP, will give an update about SGMP, install new Gilmer Trustees, and offer additional recognitions.

Spring/Summer Government Connections Magazine

The latest issue of Government Connections Magazine has been released. 

Government Connections Magazine - Spring/Summer Issue 2020

2020 NEC Virtual 

NEC Virtual was held May 19-21, 2020, and the session recordings and handout are available on-demand for SGMP members to view. Continuing education credit is also available.

2020 NEC Cancelled Due to Health and Safety Concerns

SGMP has announced the cancellation of the 2020 NEC to take place May 19-21, 2020 in order to keep all attendees safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read SGMP's ongoing coverage related to the coronavirus, including the latest updates from SGMP leadership. 

Welcome New GIL Trustees-Elect

SGMP announces new Gilmer Institute of Learning Trustees-Elect who have been elected to 2020-2022 term of office:

  • Education and Programming: Henry H. Harper, III, CGMP
  • Fundraising: Lorie Jaegers, CGMP, CTA
  • Scholarship and Certification: Robin Bammert-Toth, CGMP



SGMP Top Young Professionals under 37

In celebration of 37 years the Society of Government Meeting Professionals went searching for the Top Young Professionals under 37.   The program was designed to recognize those individuals with proven leadership skills and a dedication to the betterment and sustainability of the society.  To receive this prestigious distinction the young professionals were nominated by their peers and approved by a panel of industry professionals. 

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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.

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All Stars Circle

Beginning in October 1 and running through March 31, 2020, SGMP will host the SGMP All Stars Circle to express gratitude to our most enthusiastic supporters. All of the members of this elite circle of superheroes have invited one or more friends and colleagues to join our Society. The top referring supplier and top referring planner will receive a complimentary registration to 2020 NEC. 

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