About Us

The Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) weas founded in 1981 and is the only national organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to individuals who plan and execute government meetings.  We deliver our membership value of education, resources and networking to nearly 2,000 members in 20 chapters across the country.  Our National Education Conference and Expo is held annually, and we offer Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) certification to planners and suppliers who demostrate their expertise with the rules and regulations of running high impact, ethical government meetings.  Find out more abut membership and connect with a chapter in your area.

Mission

To enhance and promote the expertise of government meeting professionals.

Objectives

To improve the quality of, and promote the cost-effectiveness of, government meetings.

We expand our members' expertise by delivering our membership value of education, resources and networking through 20 chapters.

History & Operations

History | Bylaws | Policy Manual | Financials | Code of Ethics

Leadership

National Board | National Staff | Gilmer Institute of Learning | National Committees

News

Blog | Government Connections Magazine | Press Room | News Archive