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Recent News

2019 NEC
June 25-27, 2019, Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Conference registration pricings remain the same as 2018. Click here for more details

Award Winners
SGMP Names 2018 Distinguished Award Winners Recognizing Achievements in Government Meetings Industry  To read more click here

2019 NEC to be held in Detroit, MI
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Check out all the photos from the 2018 NEC in Norfolk, VA

Check out the latest edition of Government Connections

The National Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased announce the election results for our Gilmer Institute of Learning Trustees.  Please click here to view the list of the newly elected Trustees.  Congratulations.

Face-to-face meetings and business events play a critical role in connecting people and driving business results. New research commissioned by the Events Industry Council (EIC) is now available. SGMP is a participating member of EIC. Read more 


Government Meeting Superheroes Wanted 

Help us grow our Society and join SGMP’s new Superheroes Circle! From September 2017 through the end of April 2018, individuals who recruit new members to the Society will be recognized, thanked, and receive the opportunity to win a free registration to NEC 2018.
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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.