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2020 NEC Planner Scholarship Application 

The Rance R. Willis Planner Development Scholarship will accept applications November 1, 2019 through 5pm EST on Friday, December 6, 2019.

For more information, visit the SGMP blog.


Top Young Professionals Under 37 Announced

Meet our latest class of Top Young Professionals Under 37 and download a news release.

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Fall/Winter Government Connections Magazine

The latest issue of Government Connections Magazine has been released. 

View the digital version here.

Fall CGMP Education Schedule Ready

New CGMP Courses are set for the fall. If you haven't gotten your CGMP credential, what are you waiting for?

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2019 Distinguished Award Winners Announced

Find out who was honored at the Sam Gilmer Awards Banquet.

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Save the Date for 2020 NEC

The 38th annual SGMP National Education Conference & Expo will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, May 19-21, 2020.

Spring/Summer 2019 Government Connections

Check out the latest edition today!

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SGMP's Response to the Government Shutdown

Find out how SGMP is responding to the partial government shutdown.
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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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