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Global Economic Significance of Business Events

As a member of the Events Industry Council (EIC), SGMP is sharing a ground-breaking report on the global significance of business events. Research shows meetings generated $1.07 trillion in direct spending globally.
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2019 Rance R Willis Planner Development NEC Scholarship Applications are now being accepted.  

November 5, 2018-December 3, 2018, 5pm EST
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Fall/Winter 2018 Government Connections

Check out the latest edition today! 

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October is Government Meeting Professionals Month

SGMP is proud to launch the inaugural Government Meeting Professionals Month during October! This special month is our opportunity to raise awareness of the unique role that government meeting professionals play.
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2019 NEC

June 25-27, 2019, Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Conference registration pricings remain the same as 2018.
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Award Winners

SGMP Names 2018 Distinguished Award Winners Recognizing Achievements in Government Meetings Industry.
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2018 NEC Photos

Check out all the photos from the 2018 NEC in Norfolk, VA.
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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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Superhero Circle

Beginning in September and running through April 30, 2019, SGMP will again host the Superheroes 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 NEC 2019. 

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