Member Benefits for Other Members

Member Benefits for Other Members

Our mission is to enhance the knowledge and expertise of government meeting professionals. Our objectives are to improve the quality and promote the cost-effectiveness of government meetings. The SGMP membership experience is delivered through education, resources and networking.

Our chapters play a significant part of the SGMP experience as the face of our Society since chapter affiliation is available to every member at no additional charge. In addition to what the national organization provides, all chapter members receive additional member benefits exclusively through that chapter.

Here are some of the benefits that our Educator/Student and Retiree members enjoy…


  • The "CGMP" designation is available exclusively to SGMP members
  • A growing list of national education courses on today's top meeting planning trends
  • The National Education Conference (NEC) offers ~30 hours of educational sessions
  • Chapter Benefit: Chapter meetings feature a different topic and speaker every month

  • Complimentary subscription to Government Connections magazine
  • Member rates to webinars/webcasts series hosted by KRM Information Services, Inc.
  • Complimentary subscription to our weekly electronic newsletter: The SGMP Link.
  • Redesigned SGMP website features relevant information in a user-friendly format
  • The Online Suppliers Guide offers a searchable database of professional resources
  • Our online toolkits include a variety of exclusive members-only benefits via our website
  • Chapter Benefit: Chapter websites provide additional and unique resources for chapter members
  • Chapter Benefit: Chapter meetings offer monthly tours of different conference facilities in your area
  • Chapter Benefit: Chapter newsletters put valuable information right onto your desktop

  • Electronic membership directory on SGMP website keeps you connected 24/7
  • SGMP's Facebook page keeps you in the loop every day with SGMP and all of our Facebook fans
  • The NEC includes several general sessions and receptions
  • Chapter Benefit: Chapter meetings include fantastic opportunities to build relationships

We are always working to enhance and expand the member benefits supporting our mission and objectives. Our focus is on education. You will continue to see enhancements to the quality and quantity of the government meetings education we deliver to our members across the country and via the internet.

SGMP is the only national organization in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to government meetings.